Michael Coveney: start celebrating and get voting
The WhatsOnStage Awards are all about what you, the readers, want to support, says Michael Coveney
Sally Cookson: We must allow our girls to be heroes
The director of the Bristol Old Vic's Christmas show explains why she decided to make Beauty a boy
Theatre etiquette: what a week
From angry audience members, to unhappy ushers, our week focusing on theatre etiquette provoked some challenging, interesting and heated debate
When Simon Stephens met Louis van Gaal
By Simon Stephens
Find out what happened when playwright Simon Stephens met his footballing hero, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal
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 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
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 etiquette: Mousetrap Projects: We ask each student to sign a theatre behaviour contract
By Susan Whiddington
As part of our series on theatre etiquette, Susan Whiddington, director of Moustrap Theatre Projects, explains what the organisation does to try to ensure their audiences know what to expect in the theatre
Theatre etiquette: a view from the box office: 'I've come close to refusing someone a ticket'
By Alun Hood
As part of our week focusing on the subject of theatre etiquette, deputy box office manager Alun Hood speaks to WhatsOnstage about how audience behaviour has changed over the years
Theatre etiquette: the world view
By Dr Penelope Woods
Lecturer Dr Penelope Woods is accompanying Shakespeare's Globe's Hamlet as it tours the world, along the way she's noticed how differently audiences in different countries respond to the same play