Phantom Changes Add to Mystery
It is odd that the most drastic plot change made to the relaunched Love Never Dies at the Adelphi is something no-one ever complained about in the first place. That is, the momentum that carries
Hey, Not-So-Good Looking
There's been a wonderful furore over whether or not Alastair Macaulay, dance critic of the New York Times, should have said that the ballerina playing the Sugar Plum Fairy looked as though she'd had ...
Terri Joins the Top Table
Everyone at Whatsonstage.com is gratified, of course, to see our editorial director, Terri Paddock, named in the top fifty theatre movers and shakers in The Times today, though there's no clue as to ...
Black Marks for Blackberrying
Can you believe it? The very worst behaved people at the children's shows I've been to this year have been the parents. While the three-to-seven year-olds around me at Bagpuss on Saturday morning in ...
No Catcalls for Birdsong
There's a moment at the end of the Donmar's King Lear when the lights come up a fraction and we hear the distant sound of birds. It's an elegiac, poetic touch perfectly in keeping with Derek Jacobi's ...
Lear in Time & Motion
There I was, entering the seasonal swing of things, and getting in touch with my inner three year-old at Peppa Pig's Party, when along comes King Lear, like a juggernaut on the toy car ride. But, d'
And the Whatsonstage.com Awards Winners Are...
Everyone who is nominated, they're the winners. Until February 20, of course, when the winners of the winners are announced at our concert in the Prince of Wales Theatre. Meanwhile, Friday's nominati
No Biz like Snow Biz
There's no business like snow business, but the weather has come a week or two early for Christmas. Come Boxing Day, I fully expect to be turning up at the seaside for an end of the pier show. Why
Seasonal Awards & Rewards
Richard Eyre said that the right people often win awards for the wrong reason, and while there's no great controversy over the list of medal-winners at the Lebedev Evening Standard old soldiers' ...
Hill-Gibbins & Co Reflect on Glass at Outing Q&A
By Whatsonstage.com Outing
Last night over 100 theatregoers braved the transport troubles to join our Group Outing to see The Glass Menagerie, as part of The Young Vic's 40th anniversary season. Following the production ...