The Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre wants its audience to experience Shakespeare as intended – in the bard’s self-designed theatre. But is this immersive theatre experience more pop-art than pop-up? Arabella Vickers reviews.
RJ Productions present an enjoyable rendition of Shakespeare’s last solo-authored play, whose strongest points lie in its subtler elements
In a politically correct society, we look at whether it is right to remove offensive jokes from comedies written before our time
In the wake of the Emma Rice 'scandal' at the Globe, we examine why we keep treading old boards.
Brasenose Arts Week puts a contemporary spin on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night
The convention which now seems part-and-parcel of theatre wasn’t always there – indoor venues and developments in lighting provided new staging opportunities. But what is the theatrical blackout for?
Lawrence Li is impressed by the National Theatre’s opulent imagining of a Shakespearean classic
The timing of many lines elicits genuine laughter from the audience; in these interesting times we live in, such a take feels intensely necessary.
A bold and haunting production that places the deadly feud in HM Prison Verona
A close cast and crew underline the generational aspects of Shakespeare's tale of conflict, all in a female offenders unit