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Michael Coveney: Sandy Wilson bows out in style, still clinging to the past
By Michael Coveney · 28 Aug 2014

The composer of The Boy Friend displayed 'taste, charm and style in every lyric and bar of music that he wrote'

10 highlights for 10 years: The Lord Chamberlain's Men
By Editorial Staff · 26 Aug 2014

Open air theatre company The Lord Chamberlain's Men, named after Shakespeare's original troupe of travelling players, are celebrating their tenth anniversary this year

Catherine Love: International ideas benefit audiences everywhere
By Catherine Love · 12 May 2014

The caravan showcase, currently taking place as part of Brighton Festival, is a reminder of the benefits of international exchange

Gary Lucy leads new Full Monty cast, tour starts September
By Editorial Staff · 9 May 2014

Lucy will star alongside Andrew Dunn, Louis Emerick, Rupert Hill, Martin Miller and Bobby Schofield

Paines Plough's James Grieve and George Perrin: 'We strive to be a truly national theatre of new plays'
By James Grieve and George Perrin · 6 May 2014

As Paines Plough turns 40, its joint artistic directors tell WhatsOnStage how they're celebrating with the company's biggest season yet

Much Ado About Nothing (Cambridge)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 23 Aug 2014

Fresh from an international tour, following the one of the UK this spring and early summer, the pared-down staging by Shakespeare's Globe on Tour of one of the most popular comedies has alighted in the Master's Garden of Corpus Christi College before going north to Windermere and Penrith.

Rime (tour – Cambridge)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 2 May 2014

Square Peg is one of those multi-disciplined companies which can fit very tidily into the roundest of holes – let alone theatre spaces.

Into the Woods (Cambridge)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 17 Mar 2014

The Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club stage an ambitious version of Sondheim and Lapine's musical

Spring Awakening (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
By Ron Simpson · 14 Mar 2014

This co-production between the Playhouse and Nuffield Theatre marks the beginning of a new partnership championing the work of emerging directors

Pygmalion (tour – Cambridge)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 5 Mar 2014

One of the troubles with Shaw's "Pygmalion" for a post-1958 audience is that Lerner grabbed so many of the catchiest phrases for "My Fair Lady".