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'People think it's a nest of vipers!' Inside the illustrious Comédie-Française

Companies like nothing more than to refer to themselves, unironically, as families. The actors of Paris’s Comédie-Française have a better claim than most,...

Three to tango: the pregnant dancer duetting with her husband

It’s a case of life imitating art. In the new film Mari, Bobbi Jene Smith plays a dancer who discovers she’s pregnant just...

The week in theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream; While the Sun...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is often staged as a daydream – wild eglantine, gossamer wings, summer light. But Nicholas Hytner’s wild, immersive and...

Franco Zeffirelli obituary

Franco Zeffirelli, who has died aged 96, was not only one of Italy’s most talented directors and designers in the theatrical arts, but...

Ciao, Franco! Zeffirelli electrified audiences and threw crazy parties

It was hard to tell who looked more astonished – Her Majesty’s ambassador or the dog. They were both guests that night at...

Franco Zeffirelli, revered Italian director, dies aged 96

Franco Zeffirelli, one of Italy’s most revered artistic figures, has died at the age of 96. In a career spanning more than 60 years,...

'There's a resonance with today – Peterloo is still with us'

Look closely as you walk through the streets of Manchester and you might just see the small, red, circular plaque modestly marking Britain’s...

Thank You Very Much: how Elvis tribute acts inspired a dance...

For one weekend every year, the small town of Porthcawl in south Wales is chock full of Elvises. “Every single space you go...

Yellow Is the Colour of Sunshine review – bright young things

Friendship, as adults and children all know, is not always easy. Brendan Murray’s new play for the company Tutti Frutti is all about...

'Hamilton for the Maga crowd': behind the pro-Trump play hitting Washington...

It was not your typical Broadway or West End crowd. On Thursday night, audience members passed through airport-style metal detectors into the cavernous and...