Guest Blog: 'Fringe theatre is experiencing a boom'
By Eleanor Turney · 22 Apr 2014

Eleanor Turney of A Younger Theatre explains how next month's Incoming festival will help elevate a new generation of theatremakers

Michael Coveney: From Bennett to Buffini - the ascension of the Queen on the London stage
By Michael Coveney · 17 Apr 2014

From Prunella Scales to Helen Mirren, our chief critic takes a look at Her Majesty's many theatrical incarnations

Catherine Love: Theatre puppetry - not just for kids
By Catherine Love · 14 Apr 2014

It's easy to dismiss popular art forms, but puppetry has proven itself to be about far more than children's entertainment and easy laughs

Glenn Meads: Oliviers 2014 - a view from the armchair
By Glenn Meads · 14 Apr 2014

WhatsOnStage North West editor Glenn Meads watches the Olivier Awards from the comfort of his living room and assesses ITV's coverage

Michael Coveney: Moments to savour on and offstage at the Olivier Awards
By Michael Coveney · 14 Apr 2014

Our chief critic enjoys a glittering night at the Royal Opera House with Bernadette, Benny and Bjorn

Guest Blog: Why we shouldn't be pessimistic about stage adaptations
By Daniel Winder · 11 Apr 2014

Daniel Winder of Iris Theatre tells us why he disagrees with the assertion that the current glut of adaptations is bad news for theatre

Michael Coveney: Olivier Awards move into gear and stand by for King Charles and the Minotaur
By Michael Coveney · 11 Apr 2014

The Olivier Awards on Sunday are shaping up to be the strongest in years

Michael Coveney: Actors speak up on stage and page, Gielgud biographer snaps back
By Michael Coveney · 9 Apr 2014

Actors themselves usually provide the greatest insights on their own performances

Michael Coveney: Good news as Apollo reopens and Tricycle Young Company takes off
By Michael Coveney · 7 Apr 2014

The Apollo Theatre opens its refurbished doors with vampire thriller Let the Right One In, while across town the Tricyle Young Company brings a new community play, The Kilburn Passion, to the stage

Catherine Love: Is crowdfunding really the future?
By Catherine Love · 7 Apr 2014

Crowdfunding might be a great way to raise extra money for theatre projects, but is it really the future of theatre fundraising?