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The comparisons between Lear and Trump are stark

Shakespeare's doomed King has much in common with the 45th President of the United States

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Les Mis star among Stage Debut winners

Amara Okereke and Aidan Turner were among the winners of the second Stage Debut Awards, which were announced last night

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A note to theatre professionals: You're worth it

It's important to remember your value in this industry, and develop a business head to protect it

As a certain French shampoo brand has been telling us for years, you're worth it. But, if you work...

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Curious Incident returns to West End

One of Curtain Call's favourite productions is making a welcome return to Theatreland later this year

The National Theatre has announced that its acclaimed production of The Curious Incident of...

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HighTide's Steven Atkinson: 'The audience always comes first'

As he prepares to step down he talks to Curtain Call about the 2018 festival and plans for the future

Steven Atkinson is in reflective mood. After 12 years at the helm of HighTide, the new writing...

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10 of the best: Reasons we love working in theatre

Sometimes it's important to remind yourself of the great things about working in theatre. Here are a few of them

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Blog: Radical productions are breathing new life into classic plays

Recent adaptations including Julie, Yerma and Oresteia  have brought our dramatic canon bang up to date

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Blog: Why I love shooting backstage

Curtain Call founder and photographer Matt Humphrey talks about his experience of shooting backstage and our recent NT Live partnership

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Guest Blog: Open letter to drama school graduates

Actress Arghierenia Kyrimi gives her advice to new drama school graduates, including how to find work and how to stay focused

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Guest Blog: Coming to terms with my niche form of stage fright

In the latest of our guest blog pieces, actress and writer Izzie Price reveals how she came to terms with a very particular kind of anxiety

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