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On Tuesday lunchtime, the announcement of this year’s Olivier nominations set the ball rolling inexorably towards the industry’s showpiece night next month.
Straight after playing a US president on Broadway, Brian Cox is directing the UK premiere of Sinners at west London’s Playground Theatre.
Madani Younis, who left the Southbank Centre in October after less than a year as creative director, is to join the Shed
Discovered while working as a waiter in Benidorm, legendary light-entertainment star Gary Wilmot has had a hugely varied career as a pantomime
At the only awards to recognise breakthrough theatre talent, The Stage celebrates emerging actors and creatives from all backgrounds. Last year’s winners
From selling ice cream at the Adelphi to winning an Olivier for Kinky Boots at the same venue, Matt Henry has seen
A star of seminal HBO drama The Wire and more recently Suits, New Orleans-born Wendell Pierce is taking on Death of a
While cinemas have been offering parent-and-baby screenings for some time, the West End has been slow to catch up. The Stage’s features
For more than 50 years, Linford Hudson shone the spotlight on the biggest stars at the Palladium. Now he is being honoured
Known for her TV roles in W1A and Elementary, Ophelia Lovibond’s theatre career has blossomed in recent years. She tells Nick Clark
The Society of British Theatre Design has chosen some of the UK’s top theatre designers to showcase their work at international design
The perception of Henrik Ibsen’s work in the UK is often told through the prism of a period piece, of people from
In 1812, Dartmoor Prison was home to 6,000 US troops. Among them was a notorious inmate who produced the first all-black production
Stage and screen star Hayley Atwell is currently playing two lead roles a night in Measure for Measure at the Donmar Warehouse.
The West End has provided Poldark fans with something of a fix since the BBC show’s fourth series concluded in July. No
In between Chess, touring with Mike and the Mechanics and a third child, Tim Howar has found time to squeeze in one
With a background in engineering, Marty Moore worked his way up via a training placement at the National Theatre and freelance work
Patrick Stewart, one of Britain’s great classical actors, vividly remembers panicking at the prospect of appearing in a Shakespeare production five years
As a new award seeks to give casting directors overdue recognition for their key role in shaping productions – not to mention
The Stage Debut Awards are back for 2018. Nick Clark caught up with 2017’s winners over brunch at Theatreland restaurant Joe Allen
With the transfer of the National Theatre’s production of Nine Night, Natasha Gordon becomes the first black British female playwright to have
As the Oscar-nominated French actor takes to the London stage to read the works of the Marquis de Sade, she talks to
Now in its fifth outing, the International Theatre Engineering and Architecture Conference features ‘rock star’ names and will tackle a range of
As Alex Hunter in FIFA 18, the Nigerian-born actor is a familiar face to millions of gamers, but his career has also
As the multi-award winning writer’s play Not Talking finally finds its way to the stage, 13 years after it was written, he
Currently touring with Paapa Essiedu in the RSC’s Hamlet, BSL interpreter Becky Barry is at the heart of the action during the
The National Theatre production is a technical tour de force, with a TV studio and restaurant operating live as the action unfolds.
As the Young Vic’s artistic director steps down after 18 years, he leaves the venue in rude health: an artistic and commercial
Bola Agbaje was delighted by Daniel Kaluuya’s best actor Oscar nomination for his turn in Get Out. But, the Olivier-winning playwright
The story of Rodney King and the LA riots has as much resonance today as it did 25 years ago, says director
Kenneth Alan Taylor has worked in the theatre for more than 60 years in a career that has included being artistic director