A teacher has been sacked after a box students were hiding in burst into flames
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
The future of British theatre is here – and damned if he’s going to be Earth-bound
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
Marketing for Tom Conti's 'Before the Party' used positive quotes from reviews describing unconnected staging of the work
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.
I couldn't watch the appalling scene of the foetus's emergence again unless held at gunpoint
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'