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Nick Payne's Incognito premieres at HighTide 2014
By Terri Paddock
The award-winning playwright will explore the human brain in his new play, which premieres alongside work by Harry Melling, Elinor Cook and Dan LeFranc
Chicago (Leicester)
Kieran Johnson reviews the Leicester Curve production of Chicago, featuring Verity Rushworth and Gemma Sutton
Other audience favourites: the 2014 WhatsOnStage Awards longlists
By Editorial Staff
With over 80,000 theatregoer submissions, narrowing down nominations to five in each Awards category was extremely difficult. Here are some of the other performers and productions that theatregoers loved this past year - and nominated in scores over the past month
New musicals, The Audience, Grandage and Lloyd seasons lead 2014 WhatsOnStage Awards shortlists
By Editorial Staff
More than 80,000 theatregoer submissions helped determine the shortlists across 27 WhatsOnStage Awards categories
The full 2014 WhatsOnStage Awards shortlists
By Editorial Staff
All the nominees and nominated productions across 27 WhatsOnStage Awards categories, based on over 80,000 theatregoer submissions
Brief Encounter with...Disney's Jonathan Heely
Kieran Johnson talks to Jonathan Heely, the Executive Producer of Disney's Fantasia - Live In Concert, which makes its UK debut this Christmas season
Robert Lindsay and Rufus Hound launch WhatsOnStage Awards, Hound reunites with Mel Giedroyc for Awards Concert in Feb
By Editorial Staff
As if the WhatsOnStage Awards Launch Party line-up this Friday couldn't get any starrier, Robert Lindsay and Rufus Hound join in the fun. Plus, Hound will be back in February with Great British Bake-off star Mel Giedroyc to co-host the Awards Concert
Catherine Love: The power of panto
Love them or loathe them, Christmas shows offer a rare opportunity to get new audiences enthusiastic about the possibilities of theatre
Over 80,000 nominations received in 2014 WhatsOnStage Awards
By Editorial Staff
We've set a new record in the nominations phase of this year's WhatsOnStage Awards. The shortlists, and long lists, are revealed in the coming days
Lloyd Webber joins campaign to overturn 50-year-old guilty verdict against Stephen Ward
By Terri Paddock
As Stephen Ward the musical begins previews this week, its composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is joining a campaign to overturn the 50-year-old guilty verdict against the disgraced man of the show's title - and new claims surface that the scapegoat at the centre of the Profumo Affair was murdered