The Michael Grandage Season's series of wins at last night's WhatsOnStage Awards is a vindication of its attempt to widen access and affordability for West End theatre.
From shock to jubilation, the winners of last night's WhatsOnStage Awards react in 140 characters
Michael Coveney discusses the blurred lines between musical theatre and opera, and the ENO's current production of Peter Grimes
The past 12 months has seen a rich array of blockbuster musicals, stellar play revivals and anniversary celebrations. Our chief critic casts his eye over some of the stand-outs.
In case you missed them on our video player or YouTube channel, here's another opportunity to live or relive the highlights from the best theatre party of the year, the launch of the WhatsOnStage Awards
Six Special Awards were also given out, with recipients including David Walliams and Andrew Lloyd Webber
The Broadway import is also up for Best Musical in the main awards, announced on Sunday
The Awards Concert - where winners are announced, trophies presented and stars from the year in theatre perform - is returning 'home' to one of the West End's most presitigious theatres on 26 February
The shortlists have been announced for the 59th Evening Standard Awards, the curtain-raiser of the London theatre awards season