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The cast of The Homecoming celebrate opening night
Jamie Lloyd's production opened at Trafalgar Studios yesterday evening
Full casting announced for RSC's spring Swan productions
Rufus Hound and David Threlfall will star in Don Quixote from February 2016
Theatre etiquette: An actor's perspective
As part of our week focusing on theatre etiquette, Rudi Dharmalingam, Jon Jon Briones, Tanya Moodie and more share their stories and opinions on what it's like to have a disruptive audience
Theatre etiquette: Susie McKenna: I'd rather write for an audience that gets involved
By Susie McKenna
Hackney Empire creative director Susie McKenna explains why there is nothing worse than a polite or unresponsive audience
Theatre etiquette: a view from the box office: 'I've come close to refusing someone a ticket'
By Alun Hood
As part of our week focusing on the subject of theatre etiquette, deputy box office manager Alun Hood speaks to WhatsOnstage about how audience behaviour has changed over the years
Theatre etiquette: the world view
By Dr Penelope Woods
Lecturer Dr Penelope Woods is accompanying Shakespeare's Globe's Hamlet as it tours the world, along the way she's noticed how differently audiences in different countries respond to the same play
Theatre etiquette: this week we're considering the issues from different angles
Matt Trueman on the tricky subject of theatre etiquette and why it needs to be approached with nuance
Survey reveals audiences think theatres aren't doing enough to police bad behaviour
A survey of over 3,300 WhatsOnStage readers reveals that people believe venues should be monitoring the audiences more closely
Top 5 theatre openings this week - 23 - 29 November
There's a veritable smorgasbord of theatre openings on offer this week
In pictures: Stars descend on the Evening Standard Awards
The glamorous event took place at the Old Vic last night