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Top 10 shows to take the kids to this half term
Fancy treating your children to a trip to the theatre this school holiday? Here's some tips for the best half term shows
Top 5 openings: 16 to 22 October
Natalie Dormer promises a scintillating performance, Chekhov comes to Cardiff and Oscar Wilde in the West End for our top openings of the week
My Top 5 Showtunes: Hayden Tee
By Hayden Tee
The actor tells us the musical numbers he couldn't live without
Dragon fights and doll houses: designing the Olivier stage for Saint George and the Dragon
By Rae Smith
Designer Rae Smith explains how she created the hand-drawn aesthetic for Rory Mullarkey's new play
Top 5 openings of the week: 9 to 15 October
Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein arrives in London, while Simon Stephens has two plays staged
My Top 5 Showtunes: Marisha Wallace
By Marisha Wallace
The actress tells us the musical numbers she couldn't live without
A week in the life of The Seagull's Cherrelle Skeete
The actor gives us a behind-the-scenes look at her work on the Chekhov classic
Height restrictions and see-through chairs: staging Chichester's very first in-the-round production
By Simon Higlett
Set designer Simon Higlett on the challenges of mounting the first in-the-round production at Chichester Festival Theatre
Mean Girls musical dream casting
As it's Mean Girls day and tickets have gone on sale for the Broadway adaptation, we've picked our ideal cast for the show's West End transfer
The top 10 selling shows on WhatsOnStage in September
See which shows have proven most popular for WhatsOnStage audiences this month