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Ankur Bahl: Can Emma Rice give one of Shakespeare's best female parts to a man?
By Ankur Bahl
Actor Ankur Bahl will take on Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream this summer, playing her as a gay man called Helenus, he talks through how Emma Rice came to cast him
Matt Trueman: How do we measure risk?
Matt Trueman looks at how risk in theatre is always relative
RSC's Doctor Faustus, The Alchemist and more arrive in London
The RSC have announced their new season of shows transferring to the Barbican this year
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 11 - 17 April
From Tennessee Williams to Jean Genet, here's this week's major openings
Stage fright: What actually happens
By Bella Merlin
Read an exclusive extract from Facing the Fear a new book about stage fright by Bella Merlin
First look at Legally Blonde
Check out Lucie Jones and cast rehearsing for the upcoming production
American Idiot returns to the West End
Newton Faulkner stars alongside Amelia Lily in the production
Cyprus Avenue (Royal Court)
Stephen Rea stars in David Ireland's play about an old Ulster loyalist
Laila The Musical (Watford Palace Theatre)
Rifco's new musical is a beguiling take on the star-crossed lovers story