Features

Gore and terror: How we created horror movie effects for the stage
By Tom Vollebregt
As Horror runs at the Peacock Theatre, the show's technical manager explains some of the challenges behind the special effects
All you need to know about the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Thinking of taking a trip to the world's largest arts festival and don't know where to start? Read our handy guide
7 theatre shows for kids in half term
We round-up some of the best shows to take your family to during the school break
Confessions of a Box Office Manager: a terrible case of mistaken identity
By Anonymous
Our West End mole struggles to find tickets for someone he's certain he's met before
My Top 5 Showtunes: Audrey Brisson
The actress tells us the musical numbers she couldn't live without
The week in pictures: 20 - 26 May
John Boyega opens in Woyzeck, Miranda Hart moves into the West End and a new Wicked cast make this week's pics
Dream casting: Pretty Woman the Musical
With the news that Jerry Mitchell is preparing to take his musical adaptation of Pretty Woman to Broadway, we choose our ideal cast for the show
A Week in the Life of Twelfth Night's Le Gateau Chocolat
We asked Gateau to take us behind the scenes for a glimpse into the preparations for Emma Rice's final production at the Globe
Let's Talk About Sets: Kitty Callister on Silent Opera's Vixen
By Kitty Callister
The designer of a new immersive production of The Cunning Little Vixen explains how she has transformed the underground space at the Vaults