Actors are "scared" of tackling the role of on stage because he has "so much power", playwright David Williamson has said.
Beverley Knight excels in Memphis, a thrilling musical set in Segregation-era America, says Dominic Cavendish
Glyndebourne's eerily appropriate setting ensures Britten's opera makes a fresh impact, says John Allison
is to make her Broadway debut next year in a stage version of the famous French novel .
The bane of the modern stage actor's life is, of course, the mobile phone, writes Michael Simkins
In a rehearsal studio in east London, I have met Lloyd Newson, the pioneering artistic director of dance-theatre company DV8, to discuss his latest piece John, opening at the National next week.
This imaginative tale of Deep South dancers marks rising star Ivan Blackstock as a man to watch, says Sarah Crompton