Think you know what a musical is? Think again.
By Adam Lenson
Adam Lenson reflects on how writers and musicians are pushing boundaries at this year's BEAM festival
Have we reached peak playwright on TV?
With award-winning playwrights like Lucy Kirkwood, Jack Thorne and Jez Butterworth all writing shows for TV, Sarah Crompton examines what it means for the two industries
Collaboration between art genres is vital for enhancing creativity
By Rupert Thomson
The Southbank's senior programmer Rupert Thomson reflects on the venue's new season announcement
The WhatsOnStage Awards aligned with critical acclaim and it shows the West End is working
As the WhatsOnStage Awards are announced, Matt Trueman looks at why the public vote matched with the critical vote in other awards ceremonies
The WhatsOnStage nominations show British theatre is in rude health
As the WhatsOnStage Awards approach, Sarah Crompton reflects on just how much variety there is on the UK stage at the moment
250 years of circus: The war weapon origins of the diabolo
By Tony Frébourg
Cirque du Soleil diabolo artist Tony Frébourg explains how he started and where the discipline of the diabolo originally came from
Allow children to make theatre and who knows what the future might bring
As Coney's immersive piece, created by kids for adults, runs in London, Matt Trueman looks at what can happen when you let children run riot
The Bike Shed's model means companies like ours can afford to create work
By Anna Coombs
As Tangle's new production of Doctor Faustus is the final show at the Bike Shed before it closes, Anna Coombs explains why theatres like that are so important to the fringe
How to make a musical: Putting it out there
The second instalment in our series of blogs by writer and WhatsOnStage critic Michael Davies about getting his musical adaptation of Tess of the d'Urbervilles off the ground looks at how to get the cast recording noticed
250 years of circus: the street origins of foot juggling
By Zhu Baoyu
Cirque du Soleil foot juggler Zhu Baoyu explains how she started and where the discipline came from