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Spotlight on: The Autograph Best Original Music Award
By Ben Hewis · 17 Dec 2013

As part of a new series, we take a closer look at some of the WhatsOnStage Awards categories, starting with the Autograph Best Original Music Award.

Eight gifts every theatregoer will love this Christmas
By Ben Hewis · 17 Dec 2013

Still stuck for gift ideas with Christmas only eight days away? Fear not, Ben Hewis takes a look at eight theatrical presents that are bound to appeal to the theatre lover in your life

Catherine Love: Trading Ideas
By Catherine Love · 16 Dec 2013

What could art learn from science? A festival at the Nuffield Theatre next year sets out to ask just that, joining a range of projects that are swapping ideas between disciplines

Obituary: Peter O'Toole was the genuine article
By Michael Coveney · 15 Dec 2013

Our chief critic pays tribute to a giant of stage and screen, who has died aged 81

Peter O'Toole dies aged 81
By Editorial Staff · 15 Dec 2013

The Oscar-winning star of stage and screen had been battling a long illness

As good as being there: Video highlights from the 2014 WhatsOnStage Awards launch
By Editorial Staff · 11 Dec 2013

In case you missed them on our video player or YouTube channel, here's another opportunity to live or relive the highlights from the best theatre party of the year, the launch of the WhatsOnStage Awards

Marc Bolan musical 20th Century Boy announces 2014 tour and 'West End transfer'
By Theo Bosanquet · 11 Dec 2013

The show was first seen at the New Wolsey, Ipswich in 2011

Bennett's History Boys tops ETT poll, Stoppard and Butterworth also feature
By Editorial Staff · 11 Dec 2013

The popular 2004 play has been voted the 'Nation's Favourite' in a poll by English Touring Theatre

Catherine Love: A spirit of change
By Catherine Love · 9 Dec 2013

As the WhatsOnStage Awards ask theatregoers to vote for their Theatre Event of the Year, Catherine Love reflects on which events capture the spirit of 2013

New musicals, The Audience, Grandage and Lloyd seasons lead 2014 WhatsOnStage Awards shortlists
By Editorial Staff · 6 Dec 2013

More than 80,000 theatregoer submissions helped determine the shortlists across 27 WhatsOnStage Awards categories