Interviews

Maria Friedman: 'I'm a performer first and foremost'
By Theo Bosanquet · 10 Oct 2014

The award-winning actress and director discusses her new cabaret show at The Pheasantry and joining the cast of EastEnders

Stones in His Pockets director Ian McElhinney: 'The play has become more pertinent'
By Editorial Staff · 8 Oct 2014

The original director of the multi-award winning comedy gives WhatsOnStage an insight into the new tour

Natalie Mendoza: 'It's musical theatre like no one has experienced it before'
By Theo Bosanquet · 7 Oct 2014

The star of Here Lies Love at the National discusses the unseen side of Imelda Marcos and what she learned from Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark

20 Questions: Gypsy's Lara Pulver - 'I might have been an athlete'
By Editorial Staff · 6 Oct 2014

The Sherlock and Spooks actress has returned to musicals to star opposite Imelda Staunton in Gypsy at Chichester Festival Theatre

Nicholas de Jongh: 'It was an accident that I turned to playwriting'
By Editorial Staff · 3 Oct 2014

Nicholas de Jongh, who switched from criticism to playwriting following the success of Plague over England in 2008, premieres his new play The Unquiet Grave of Garcia Lorca at the Drayton Arms Theatre

Speed-the-Plow director: 'Lindsay Lohan is a proper actress'
By Theo Bosanquet · 2 Oct 2014

Lindsay Posner discusses his love of David Mamet, and why he's been shocked by the headlines regarding a certain cast member

Shannon Tarbet: 'Being in a solo show is terrifying but extremely exciting'
By Rosie Bannister · 1 Oct 2014

The rising star actress, 22, is currently starring in one-woman play The Edge of Our Bodies at the Gate Theatre, which features as part of the venue's 35th anniversary celebrations

Roger Allam: 'Acting, like many professions, is getting more exclusive'
By Theo Bosanquet · 30 Sep 2014

As he returns to Hampstead Theatre in the UK premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Seminar, Roger Allam reflects on his illustrious career and the 'creeping corporatisation' of art

Alexander Hanson: 'If you do too many musicals, that's all you can do'
By Theo Bosanquet · 25 Sep 2014

The actor has swapped the West End stage for the Rose Theatre, Kingston, where he stars in a revival of Alan Bennett's double-bill Single Spies

20 Questions: Love Beyond's Dave Willetts
By Nicole Goldstein · 22 Sep 2014

The musical theatre performer is starring in Love Beyond at the SSE Arena, Wembley on 1 and 2 October