What's Up at Whatsonstage.com Awards Concert
Everyone said what a great show it was. The fourth Whatsonstage.com Awards Concert at the Prince of Wales Theatre last night -- the third in that magnificently restored art deco venue (the first was ...
Right Time, Wrong Place
We've all done it, but Paul Taylor of the Independent has done it a bit more spectacularly than most: turning up at the wrong place with the right name on the right night for the wrong show. A lifelo
Notting Hill Network
It seems extraordinary that there are now two tiny 70-seater hothouse theatres in Notting Hill within a five minute walk of each other. The Gate was founded over thirty years ago by Lou Stein in a ...
Boss Blog: In the Eye of the Awards Storm
By Terri Paddock
Just five days to go until this year's Whatsonstage.com Awards Concert and I'm feeling strangely calm about it all. Maybe that's because I've been consumed with Awards matters for so long now I've ...
St Paul's Supports Charity
There was a splendid service in St Paul's Cathedral on Friday morning, led by the Bishop of London, in thanksgiving for the legacy of John Lyon and the life of the Harrow Foundation. John Lyon was a
Bean Bags and First Night Fisticuffs
Hard on the heels of the underrated Posh and the over-lauded Clybourne Park, it looks as though the Royal Court has another hit on its hands with Richard Bean's The Heretic, which is not only funny ...
Closer to Clybourne in Paris
It's odd how there are no production pictures outside the Wyndham's Theatre to coincide with the transfer there of Bruce Norris's Clybourne Park. I commented on this to Kate Horton, the executive ...
Our Trip Down the Pink Carpet with Jordan
By Whatsonstage.com Outing
Last night 75 Whatsonstage.com theatregoers  made their way to the Apollo Theatre to see Leslie Jordan, most commonly known as Beverley Leslie in TV's Will and Grace perform his one-man of
Critical Strokes in Paris
It was fascinating to learn a bit more about the state of criticism and the internet in Paris, where a debate on Saturday afternoon punctuated the international programme of the eighth "Ideal ...
Deadlines and Lifelines
There are certain days you just write off. The last two have been so despatched not in the cause of art but in the call of necessity (with a strange interlude at the National Theatre for the tiresom