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The week in pictures: 8 - 14 October
Lin-Manuel picks up a special prize, Phantom turns thirty and Kinky Boots' Matt Henry receives a royal invitation this week
Is it ever OK to leave the theatre during the interval?
Following Robert Icke's comments in The Stage yesterday, Alun Hood considers this theatrical taboo
Exclusive: Shanay Holmes and Lucie Jones rehearse Rent
The UK tour opens at Theatre Clwyd later this month
Arts Council England awards theatres and groups £4.6 million to aid diversity
Birmingham Rep, The Bush and Battersea Arts Centre will all benefit from the funding
The Wanted singer to star in UK tour of Grease
Tom Parker will star in the tour which opens in Manchester in March 2017
Dario Fo dies aged 90
The playwright was known for works including Accidental Death of an Anarchist and Can't Pay? Won't Pay!
Top 5 theatre openings this week
We round up the productions and performances you should be booking for this week
Sheffield Theatres dominate UK Theatre Awards
Other winners include Ian McKellen and Vanessa Redgrave
5 minutes with Ballet Black founder Cassa Pancho: 'Dancers were put off by being the only black face'
The artistic director of the ballet company talks about trying to make classical dance more diverse, their current tour and next year's bill at the Barbican
15 shows to see this Christmas that are not panto
Just because it's Christmas, doesn't mean you have to start shouting at everyone on stage. Check out our round-up of the best festive shows around the country that don't involve any audience participation