Simon Stephens

Review: Fatherland (Royal Exchange, Manchester International Festival)
This new verbatim piece by Simon Stephens, Scott Graham and Karl Hyde looks at fatherhood in all its complexities and contradictions
Simon Stephens: ‘I thought verbatim plays were fundamentally dishonest'
The playwright on his upcoming Manchester International Festival piece Fatherland, what it's like having someone play him and why he's finally working in verbatim theatre
Top 5 theatre openings: 3 - 9 July
The Engineer heads out on tour and Kids Company goes under the spotlight once more, in this week's top theatre openings
How do you solve a problem like the Olivier?
As the National Theatre faces two duds over the summer, Matt Trueman looks at what makes the Olivier work
Cast joining Lesley Sharp in The Seagull announced
Simon Stephens' adaptation opens at the Lyric Hammersmith in October
Anne-Marie Duff and Kenneth Cranham to star in first Elliott & Harper production
Simon Stephens' play Heisenberg is being brought over from New York
Casting announced for Simon Stephens' Fatherland
Stephens' new production with Scott Graham and Karl Hyde will premiere at the Manchester International Festival in July
Review: Nuclear War (Royal Court)
Simon Stephens' new play is not about the threat of nuclear armageddon
Top 5 theatre openings: 17 - 23 April
From a new Duncan Sheik musical to a new Simon Stephens play, we run down the most exciting openings this week