Features

The week in pictures: 31 December - 6 January
Lin-Manuel is back in Britain, Carrie Hope Fletcher sees Phantom for the first time, and Gary Barlow plays a special piano
Winners of 2017 Opera Poll announced
English Touring Opera wins the big vote; Mark Wigglesworth wins the big love
10 theatre highlights of Hull UK City of Culture
We round-up some of the things we're most excited about coming up in the city this year
9 New Year's Resolutions for theatre
Here's a few things we should all be aiming for in 2017
Our top 10 most popular videos of 2016
From Benedict Cumberbatch to Carrie Hope Fletcher, find out what were the most watched videos on WhatsOnStage this year
Ten things to see at London International Mime Festival 2017
Here are our top picks from the festival's 40th edition
The Best (and Worst) of Opera in 2016
Our critic doles out bouquets and brickbats as he reviews the year in opera
Five of Debbie Reyonlds' best musical moments
We look back at some of the actress' greatest musical performances
Sarah Crompton: ten shows I'm looking forward to in 2017
Here's a heads up on the shows to book for in 2017
Let's Talk About Sets: Gary McCann on La Cage aux Folles
By Gary McCann
The designer of the upcoming UK tour on what inspired him when working on the production