audience

WhatsOnStage joins the circus with NoFit State's Bianco
The contemporary circus show returns to London this month
Pantos are vital for audiences and artists alike
As the pantomime season approaches, Matt Trueman looks at why the Christmas staple is good for theatre in more ways than one
Leaving at the interval: What you thought
Following last week's blog, we find out what you really think about leaving a show prematurely
Is it ever OK to leave the theatre during the interval?
Following Robert Icke's comments in The Stage yesterday, Alun Hood considers this theatrical taboo
Matt Trueman: We need to get out of theatres
Matt Trueman on how shows in spaces other than theatres can break down barriers and reach new audiences
Did critics enjoy An Enemy of the People?
The Downton Abbey actor returned to the stage this week in Ibsen's drama
Matt Trueman: Why do young actors plump for small spaces?
Though Kit Harington is about to open on the West End, our bigger stages are mostly led by older actors: Kenneth Branagh, Ralph Fiennes, Timothy Spall, says Matt Trueman
Raz (Trafalgar Studios)
James Cartwright delivers a high-octane performance in this play about modern Britain
All That Fall (Wilton's Music Hall)
Beckett's radio play is staged by Out of Joint
Highlights of the 16th Annual WhatsOnStage Awards
Watch snippets from the show and interviews with the winners