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When Simon Stephens met Louis van Gaal
Blogs1 Dec 2015
When Simon Stephens met Louis van Gaal
Find out what happened when playwright Simon Stephens met his footballing hero, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal
Theatre News30 Nov 2015
Kathryn Hunter to play title role in all-female Cyrano de Bergerac
Russell Bolam will direct the production in February 2016
Theatre News30 Nov 2015
Broadway star Audra McDonald to play one-off London show
The singer/actress will perform at the Leicester Square Theatre in January
Blogs30 Nov 2015
Matt Trueman: theatre needs to work at a way of using the camera
WhatsOnStage critic Matt Trueman thinks the UK is lagging behind in the way we use cameras onstage
Theatre News30 Nov 2015
Ayesha Dharker stars in RSC's A Midsummer Night's Dream
The actress will be joined by 14 amateur groups who will play the Mechanicals
Michael Pennington to play King Lear and Peter and the Starcatcher makes European premiere
Theatre News30 Nov 2015
Michael Pennington to play King Lear and Peter and the Starcatcher makes European premiere
The productions will make up part of the Royal & Derngate's 2016 season which will also feature a new play about Marvin Gaye from Roy Williams
Theatre News30 Nov 2015
Theatre etiquette: an usher's viewpoint
An anonymous London-based front-of-house usher shares their perspective on theatre etiquette as part of our series
Quizzes29 Nov 2015
Test your theatre knowledge: Sheridan Smith
To coincide with the opening of Funny Girl, we created a quiz on the leading lady, Sheridan Smith
Theatre News28 Nov 2015
Showstopper! transfers to the Lyric for extended West End run
The improvised musical was a staple of the Edinburgh Fringe for eight years before transferring to the West End
Theatre News28 Nov 2015
Confessions of a Box Office Manager: the drunken punter
It's almost the end of the night and everything seems to be going smoothly, a little too smoothly
Disney's Peter and the Starcatcher to get UK premiere?
Gossip27 Nov 2015
Disney's Peter and the Starcatcher to get UK premiere?
The Broadway production won five Tony Awards
Theatre News27 Nov 2015
Theatre etiquette: an angry audience member
As part of our focus on theatre etiquette, an anonymous theatre-goer gives their view on the horrors of being disrupted while watching a play
Theatre News27 Nov 2015
Gemma Arterton to star in West End transfer of Nell Gwynn
The production, which transfers from Shakespeare's Globe, will open in the West End in February 2016
Theatre News26 Nov 2015
Darren Day joins Priscilla tour
The actor joins Jason Donovan and Duncan James on the national tour
Theatre News26 Nov 2015
First look at Lily James and Richard Madden in Romeo and Juliet
The production is set to be broadcast to cinemas in 2016
National Theatre's chair steps down
Theatre News26 Nov 2015
National Theatre's chair steps down
The theatre also announced their annual review for 2014-2015
Theatre News26 Nov 2015
Theatre etiquette: Michael Coveney: I relish venues with raucous audiences
As part of our series on theatre etiquette, Michael Coveney points out that the respectable side of theatre only started with the Victorians
Blogs26 Nov 2015
Theatre etiquette: A view from the stalls
As part of our series exploring theatre etiquette, our editorial assistant Emily Cole headed into the West End to experience audience behaviour first hand
Blogs25 Nov 2015
Theatre etiquette: a theatre manager's view
As part of our theatre etiquette series, a theatre manager talks to us anonymously about some of the issues he faces
Theatre News25 Nov 2015
George Osborne announces Arts Council will be protected from cuts
In the latest spending review the Chancellor has announced that ACE will see a cash increase