Theatre

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Anthony Head’s teenage obsessions: ‘The Rocky Horror Show ignited something in my core’
The Buffy and Gold Blend actor, who stars in the new film School’s Out Forever, on his love for Judi Dench, Lord of the Flies – and playing Dr Frank-N-Furter

As told to Rich Pelley

21, Jan, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Hottest front-room seats: the best theatre and dance to watch online
From live-streams of new plays to classics from the archive, here are some of the top shows online now or coming soon

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

20, Jan, 2021 @8:09 PM

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John Heilpern obituary
Critic and author of two theatre classics who, over a career of more than 50 years, interviewed many of the greats

Michael Coveney

20, Jan, 2021 @5:02 PM

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Bruce Copp obituary
Other Lives: Restaurateur in theatreland who ran the Establishment club in 1960s Soho

Andrew Merriman

20, Jan, 2021 @3:53 PM

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Thornton Wilder's Our Town is America's answer to Shakespeare
The Pulitzer-winning drama, set in the small town of Grover’s Corners, has a beating heart that will resonate through the years

Howard Sherman

20, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Panto king Andy Gray was one of Edinburgh's most revered revellers
The actor, who has died aged 61, had hangdog charm, a cheery twinkle and the sense of danger that sparks chaotic comedy

Mark Fisher

19, Jan, 2021 @12:50 PM

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Opening Night: John Cassavetes' unromantic ode to theatre is stunning
Gena Rowlands plays an actor frustrated with her character in a backstage drama that kicks off our series on the ways cinema depicts theatre

Chris Wiegand

19, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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'Another rocky road': UK theatre bosses eye 2021 with resilience and realism
Artistic directors at four venues look ahead to what challenges this year might bring

Interviews by Arifa Akbar

18, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Public Domain review – social-media musical swipes at Facebook
Francesca Forristal and Jordan Paul Clarke’s show supplies sharp satire on influencer culture, but doesn’t dig into bigger issues

Arifa Akbar

18, Jan, 2021 @12:01 AM

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Living Record festival review – milk cults, coma patients and homeless ghosts
Theodora van der Beek’s film about a lactose-fuelled religion is the highlight of an online compilation that finds British theatre-makers in morose mood

Mark Fisher

17, Jan, 2021 @2:22 PM

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Empower artists to get Britain back on its feet | Letters
Letters: Tony Haynes thinks creative artists and artist-led companies are well placed to help develop a strategy for cultural regeneration, Simon Tait says the government must provide wholehearted support, and Katie Beardsworth points out the contribution the arts make to the UK economy

Letters

15, Jan, 2021 @6:22 PM

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Marisha Wallace: I had to wean myself off the adrenaline of performance
The stage star recovered from Covid to create an album of hope. She talks about role models, belonging – and theatre’s time of change

Interview by Chris Wiegand

15, Jan, 2021 @12:31 PM

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