The secret life of theatres: London's stages like you've never seen them before
Following the release of a beautiful new book on London's theatres, writer Michael Coveney explains some of the gems he and photographer Peter Dazeley discovered
Dark theatres to lose West End £3,000,000 in a week
By Ben Hewis
An influx of shows closing has caused an unusual quiet to fall on theatreland
WhatsOnStage Award winners: where are they now?
By Emily Cole, Ben Hewis, Daisy Bowie-Sell
Ahead of this year's WhatsOnStage Awards, we look back at some of the 2006 winners to see what they are up to now
Guest Blog: What will theatres be like in the future?
By Rebecca Felgate
From La-Z-Boy seats to flying ice creams, an irreverent glimpse at the future of theatregoing from SeatPlan.com
Billy Elliot returns to screen roots with live cinema broadcast
The show, which has been running in the West End for nine years, will be broadcast in cinemas on 28 September
Billy Elliot will continue 'for at least the next two and a half years', say producers
Producers of the West End longrunner have released a statement confirming the show is set to extend booking to October 2015
Michael Coveney: Mackintosh expands his portfolio as musicals leap forward into the past
The news that Cameron Mackintosh is purchasing the Victoria Palace and Ambassadors theatres is 'nothing but good'
Cameron Mackintosh acquires West End's Victoria Palace and Ambassadors theatres
The producer will take his portfolio of West End theatres up to nine, and plans to rename the Ambassadors in honour of Stephen Sondheim