Nikolai Foster

Jonathan Harvey's Beautiful Thing returns to West End

Nikolai Foster's production will play at the Arts Theatre

Farewell to WhatsOnStage

Glenn Meads is leaving WhatsOnStage today, after 14 years. Here, he looks back at the North West regional theatre coverage for the site, since 2001.

White Christmas (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
By Hannah Giles

Darren Day takes on the unenviable task of filling Bing Crosby's shoes in Nikolai Foster's version of the Irving Berlin classic

Cast: Royal Court's Liberian Girl, Oh What A Lovely War and Beautiful Thing
By Editorial Staff

Three major stage productions in 2015 have recently announced full casting

Calamity Jane (Tour-Bristol Hippodrome)
By Barbara Maxwell

A production that brightens up a drab October evening with two leads that match their film star rivals.

Craig Revel Horwood stars in Annie UK tour

The Strictly judge and choreographer/director will play Miss Hannigan in the UK and Ireland tour

West Yorkshire Playhouse announces new season
By Ron Simpson

Autumn/Winter in Leeds promises a mix of challenging new work and family favourites

Nikolai Foster appointed as new Leicester Curve artistic director

He will succeed Paul Kerryson, who has been in the post for 22 years, in January 2015

The Memory of Water (Tour - Stephen Joseph Theatre)
By Ron Simpson

Nikolai Foster's production of Shelagh Stephenson's 2000 play has "wildly funny moments" but "leans towards the obvious"

Our Favourite Productions of 2013

With the last of the big shows up and running, now feels like a good time to look back at the highlights of a busy year for theatre in the Northwest. Here, some of our team select their best productions of the year. See if you agree with them.