Big Debate

Poll Results: Did Margaret Thatcher change British theatre for better or worse?
By Editorial Staff
Haydn Gwynne as Margaret Thatcher in The Audience Following the death of Margaret Thatcher, the audience at Billy Elliot voted to keep in the show Elton John and Lee Hall's ...
Ramin Karimloo responds to WOS poll victory, joins The West End Men
By Editorial Staff
Ramin Karimloo at the 2011 WhatsOnStage Awards Ramin Karimloo, recently voted favourite West End leading man by our readers, has posted a magnanimous acceptance speech on his Facebook ...
Vote in WOS Poll: West End leading men - who gets your vote?
By Editorial Staff
West End's leading men for musical theatre THE POLL HAS NOW CLOSED. CHECK BACK SOON FOR RESULTS AND OUR LEADING MEN QUIZ! Following our recent feature ...
Alan Ayckbourn tops WOS Jubilee Playwrights poll
By Editorial Staff
Alan Ayckbourn Alan Ayckbourn has come top of Whatsonstage.com's Jubilee Playwrights poll to find the most popular of the ‘new Elizabethans'. Ayckbourn, author of over 70 plays, ...
Vote in WOS Poll: Do The Voice judges know anything about musical theatre?
By Editorial Staff
Kerry Ellis at the 2012 WhatsOnStage Awards It was sad television viewing for musical theatre fans on Saturday night when West End super-star, and two-time Whatsonstage.com Award ...
WOS Poll: Whatsonstage.com survey predicts West End boost from Olympics
By Editorial Staff
Contrary to recent high-profile predictions, this summer's Olympic Games will have a positive impact on London's West End, according to those who actually buy theatre tickets – ...
WOS TV & Poll: Who Is Top Awards Acceptance?
By Editorial Staff
We went through the on-stage footage from the 2011 Whatsonstage.com Awards Concert on Sunday night, and decided that, as all of the acceptance speeches were so great, we'd better ...
WOS Poll: Plotting Whatsonstage.com The Musical
By Editorial Staff
Showstoppers - improvisational musical masters The world premiere of Whatsonstage.com – THE MUSICAL takes place on Monday 8 November 2010 at London's ...
MTM Awards: Vote for Favourite Fringe Musical
By Editorial Staff
Street performer at the Edinburgh Fringe For the second year in a row, at this year's Edinburgh Fringe, Whatsonstage.com is sponsoring the Musical Theatre Matters: UK Awards. And, ...
Jesus Christ & Lee Mead Top WOS Reality TV Poll
By Editorial Staff
Lee Mead as Joseph Andrew Lloyd Webber should cast more of his own musicals via reality television, and preferably ones with male leads, according to our recent Big Debate poll. ...