As the theatre calendar goes into overdrive, Alice Saville writes on the time-and-space challenges of trying, and failing, to see everything.
The New Diorama Theatre is revolutionising the way it’s programmed. Here’s the venue’s AD David Byrne on why he’s putting companies first.
In response to Hannah Khalil’s blog post, Naomi Joseph explores how theatremakers manage multiple careers.
Following the announcement that Lyn Gardner’s position as Guardian theatre critic is being cut, Andy Field writes on why her role is too important to be lost.
Andy Field writes on how encounters with the natural world inspired a new night-time performance, on as part of LIFT Festival 2018.
In Shakespeare’s birthday week, Hailey Bachrach argues that there’s nothing dull about recent reinventions of his work.
A desperate need for dialogue: Katherina Radeva writes on why she’s organising a day of ideas-sharing around questions of otherness and identity.
Tara Fatehi Irani writes on her year-long project, making 365 performance-installations which shared micro-histories from her family archive from Tehran.
Naomi Obeng reports back from National Student Drama Festival’s collective conversations on how to make spaces fairer, more accessible, and more representative.
Five years ago, playwright Eve Leigh made a decision not to watch plays, movies and TV shows that involved violence against female bodies. She unravels her thoughts, in list form.
Frey Kwa Hawking explores the slippery territory of defining a dramaturg’s role, and forging a practice in a world that requires both productions and people to be marketable.
Kaite O’Reilly writes on cripping up, and how her new production offers a witty, feminist, alternative disability perspective on Shakespeare’s history play.
Poppy Burton-Morgan explores how female-led circus companies are dismantling and reimagining gender on stage.
Ahead of her show ‘The Year of the Rooster Monk’ at Vault Festival, Giselle LeBleu writes on resurrecting pre-digital ghosts and channeling dark forces.
The artistic director of Cardboard Citizens talks theatre and oppression, in response to Nathan Lucky Wood’s piece ‘The Trouble With Outreach’.