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Video: In rehearsals with 30 Christmases
Jonny Donahoe, Paddy Gervers and Rachel Parris present Oxford's only Christmas show for grown-ups
Where are they now? 5 former WhatsOnStage Award winners
Today we launch the 17th annual WhatsOnStage Awards, what better time to look back on some previous winners?
Let's Talk About Sets: Tom Piper on The Seven Acts of Mercy
By Tom Piper
The designer of the RSC's production of Anders Lustgarten's new play explains how the set jumps from the 16th century to modern-day Liverpool
Let's Talk About Sets: Simon Kenny on Sleeping Beauty
By Simon Kenny
The designer of the Watermill's Christmas show talks us through what makes the set of their production of Rufus Norris' adaptation so unique
Confessions of a Box Office Manager: when an upgrade goes wrong
By Anonymous
Moving patrons to better seats at a quiet performance causes grief for our mole
My Top 5 Showtunes: Joe Aaron Reid
The actor tells us the musical numbers he couldn't live without
The week in pictures: 19 November to 25 November
Trump takes on Hamilton, Carrie Hope Fletcher makes a Christmas announcement, Drew McOnie gets a little excited and Lin-Manuel is breathless...
Mark Rylance gives free tickets to fish, will it catch on?
Would they really let people dressed up as fish into Mark Rylance's latest play for free? We decided to find out
Top 5 selling shows on WhatsOnStage this week
What tickets have been our best sellers this week?
My Top 5 Showtunes: Laura Osnes
The actress tells us the musical numbers she couldn't live without