Features

Top Ten: Theatre Festivals in Britain
With theatre festival season very much upon us, Whatsonstage.com looks at ten of the best - from the old and established giants to the young pretenders to their crowns. THE BIG FIVE Edinburgh Fes
Should the Nazis be Put to Bed?
By Editorial Staff
Terry Gilliam’s new production of The Damnation of Faust for ENO, in which he sets large parts of the action in the Third Reich, raises the question of whether it’s time that Nazi
Sophie Koch discusses her glittering career.
Mezzo-soprano Sophie Koch is one of the leading French singers of her generation, and audiences in London have been fortunate to see her in many of her most famous roles at The Royal Opera including
Top Five: Royal Wedding Shows
By Terri Paddock
Did your invitation for Friday's Royal Wedding get lost in the post? Not to worry, Prince William and Kate Middleton aren't the only ones tying the knot this season. Westminster Abbey has nothing on ...
Top Ten: Shakespeare On Love Quotations
By Editorial Staff
Our final blast of Shakespeare features, to tie in with his birthday this past Saturday (he turned 447 on 23 April), also takes inspiration from this Friday’s Royal Wedding. The subject, of course, ...
Top Five: Summer Shakespeares
By Terri Paddock
It's Shakespeare's birthday - and St George's Day - this Saturday (23 April 2011). We've already used the opportunity to look back at some of the most memorable bard productions in the past 50 years ...
Top Five: Shakespeare Productions in 50 Years at the RSC
As the Royal Shakespeare Company turns 50, and kicks off its year-long 50th birthday season on the Bard's own birthday this Saturday (23 April 2011), Whatsonstage.com looks back at some of the ...
Worth a Read: Theatre Books Round-up - Apr 2011
By Laura Silverman Theatergoer Reporter
With Sienna Miller drawing rave reviews in Flare Path at the Haymarket and Anne-Marie Duff being praised for her electrifying performance in Cause Celebre at the Old Vic, we can't move
Top Five: Biblical Shows for Easter
By Terri Paddock
In case the looming bank holidays hadn't tipped you off, Easter 2011 is this Sunday 24 April. Here's our run-down of the five shows best suited to help you find your religion, or at least contemplate ...
Johan Reuter discusses Rimsky-Korsakov's opera, The Tsar's Bride
Danish baritone Johan Reuter is not only a regular visitor to Covent Garden these days, but has established himself as a firm audience favourite. He has sung the title role in Wozzeck, create