Seph Lawless has been documenting Americas most abandoned places for 20 years
Ayad Akhtar's The Invisible Hand, at the Tricycle Theatre in London, tells the story of a kidnapped American banker
Best known for his interpretations of Shakespeare plays, Ninagawa directed Hamlet differently eight times over the course of his life
Smith has described her role in the musical as an “emotional rollercoaster”, claiming that it feels like “doing a marathon every night”. Demanding she carry on when she's said she can't cope is beyond unreasonable
A coffee house is not a destination of choice to spend hours of enjoyment. It’s been reduced to a calling point, where busy people queue to get fuel, leaving clutching huge containers of liquid as if they were badges of merit
Kashino was an actor in a theatre group in downtown Tokyo
Garrick Theatre, Charing Cross Road, London, WC2
This week, finally, it is getting its first UK production at the Southwark Playhouse in London
From Hangmen at the Royal Court to Carlos Acosta's farewell performance in Carmen
The Independent’s reviewer concludes the year’s best – and worst – films
This programme shows off the Cuban star’s charisma, charm and still formidable technique.
Barack Obama was so wowed by his monster hit ‘Hamilton’ that he saw it twice. Meet the Tony Award winner whose hip-hop-inspired shows have redefined the musical
108 years after it was banned by the Lord Chamberlain Waste is as timely, outspoken and provocative as ever
It's hilarious – as is Joe Bannister's enchanting performance as Orlando
'This is a working tool for the arts community to evaluate and improve what’s in place'
John Nathan joins the double act on a trip down memory lane