Liz Stays Loyal to Lerner
A memorial plaque to My Fair Lady lyricist Alan Jay Lerner will be unveiled in St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, next week on the 25th anniversary of his death on 14 June 1986. No location is more ...
Ladykillers Jump the Gun
A new stage version of the Ealing comedy The Ladykillers has been announced for the Gielgud Theatre in December before the next show there, Lend Me a Tenor, has opened. Which is confusing
Butley Cast with Posner School WOS at Q&A
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The Duchess Theatre has a rather small foyer and with the Whatsonstage.com Outing at almost 170 people as well as a press desk, guest desk, and the usual box office collections to contend with it was ...
Debo Demurs while Josie Jives
It's not unprecedented, but it's fairly unusual, for an aggrieved director to hit back at ungrateful critics, and Deborah Warner certainly makes a good point in the Guardian today by calmly pointing ...
Battling the New Conservatism
The Chichester Festival Theatre was in holiday mood with the opening of Trevor Nunn's revival of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, which plays there for just one more week before moving to the ...
Thumper Theo Falls To Earth
According to the programme of Lord of the Flies, Timothy Sheader's tremendous opening production in this year's Regent's Park season, Theo Cowan, who plays one of the stranded schoolboys, has ...
Big Night at the National
One of many great things about One Man, Two Guvnors at the National Theatre is the double whammy scored in both honouring a great European classic and making it sing with a local application ...
Jo Caird: Are Those Cheap Gags Worth It?
By Jo Caird
Most new plays will contain at least a couple of local references, details that ground them in a particular moment, a specific geographical location and a certain social world. This is so regular an
Theatregoers get metaphysical with Gilliam's Faust
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Last Friday 100 Whatsonstage.com theatregoers joined us for an outing to the English National Opera’s production of The Damnation of Faust directed by Terry Gilliam. This was one of our
Everett & Tointon Talk Plain at Pygmalion Q&A
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Just under 300 Whatsonstage.com theatregoers made their way to the Garrick Theatre last night to see Rupert Everett and Kara Tointon take on two of George Bernard Shaw’s best known creations, He