Simon Stephens

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
Sara Pascoe to adapt Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice
Giles Croft has announced his final season at Nottingham Playhouse
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time to close in the West End
The National Theatre's production embarks on a UK tour next year
Vicky Featherstone to direct Dr Strangelove inspired show for MIF
The first four commissions for next year's festival have been announced
Sam Mendes to direct Jez Butterworth play in new Royal Court season
Other highlights include the premiere of Simon Stephens' Nuclear War and John Tiffany directing Jim Cartwright's Road
Steve Atkinson: HighTide started on a wave of changes in new writing
As HighTide Festival turns ten, we talk to artistic director Steve Atkinson on what has made the new writing event such a success
Simon Stephens: 'The Royal Court production of 4:48 Psychosis shattered me'
The playwright shares his views on the importance of the new writing venue
Meet the new Christopher Boone
The new cast starts later this month