Macbeth, Summer and Smoke and The Cherry Orchard make our top openings of the week
By Alex Wood
We pick our top openings from across the UK
Can a piece of theatre ever be a finished product?
By Matt Trueman
As A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer opens its international tour, Matt Trueman reflects on how shows can go through a process of reinvention
Macbeth at the National Theatre rehearsals with Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff
By Alex Wood
This production of the Scottish Play is directed by the venue's AD Rufus Norris
Commercial and subsidised theatre must stand together to support creativity in schools
By Luke Shires
As Rufus Norris comments on the worrying trend of arts subjects being reduced in schools, director of Joe Public Luke Shires explains why the commercial and subsidised sector must be a collective force
Full cast joining Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff in Macbeth announced
The show opens at the National Theatre next month
Why today's theatremakers aren't suited to the Olivier
Sarah Crompton reflects on the reasons why the Olivier has had such a tumultuous year
Rufus Norris: 'We must be aware of nepotism in the theatre industry'
The director of the National Theatre has spoken out about how directors and venues must avoid nepotism
Did Mosquitoes get stung by the critics?
By Editorial Staff
Olivia Colman and Olivia Williams star in Lucy Kirkwood's latest play about life, the universe and everything