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Jamie Lloyd: "Theatre shouldn't be just a good night out"
With his 50th anniversary production of Pinter's The Homecoming currently playing at Trafalgar Studios, we caught up with the director to find out more about what makes him tick
Broadway star Audra McDonald to play one-off London show
The singer/actress will perform at the Leicester Square Theatre in January
Matt Trueman: theatre needs to work at a way of using the camera
WhatsOnStage critic Matt Trueman thinks the UK is lagging behind in the way we use cameras onstage
Ayesha Dharker stars in RSC's A Midsummer Night's Dream
The actress will be joined by 14 amateur groups who will play the Mechanicals
Top 10 theatre openings this week: 30 November - 6 December
Sheridan Smith, John Heffernan and Natasha McElhone are among the big names featured in this week's UK theatre openings
Michael Pennington to play King Lear and Peter and the Starcatcher makes European premiere
The productions will make up part of the Royal & Derngate's 2016 season which will also feature a new play about Marvin Gaye from Roy Williams
Theatre etiquette: an usher's viewpoint
An anonymous London-based front-of-house usher shares their perspective on theatre etiquette as part of our series
Test your theatre knowledge: Sheridan Smith
To coincide with the opening of Funny Girl, we created a quiz on the leading lady, Sheridan Smith
Showstopper! transfers to the Lyric for extended West End run
The improvised musical was a staple of the Edinburgh Fringe for eight years before transferring to the West End