West Side Story

Michael Coveney: Happy birthday to the grand old men of musical theatre
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim have left huge if very different imprints on the theatre landscape
A few of my favourite things: Fanny Hill's Gwyneth Keyworth
From chicken wings to Meryl Streep, we catch up with the Game of Thrones actress to find out what's on her list
My Top 5 Showtunes: Willemijn Verkaik
From Oz to Madrid, Willemijn Verkaik is a favourite of every hardened musical theatre goer, we find out the showtunes that she couldn't live without
South West year in review 2014
A round up of some of the South West highlights in 2014.
Looking back: Michael Coveney's theatre review of 2014
Our chief critic reflects on his theatrical highs and lows of the past 12 months
9 musical locations on Google Streetview
Ben Hewis takes a tour round the virtual world of streetview to locate some of the settings of his favourite musicals
Michael Coveney: Elegy for a massacre in Southwark, sweet sorrow at ENO, faint hearts at the Globe
Sweeney Todd was announced for the English National Opera and Doctor Scroggy's War opened at the Globe
Liam Tamne joins Phantom of the Opera cast from September
By Editorial Staff
Also joining the long-running show will be West End debutants Alicia Beck and John Ellis
West Side Story (Tour - The Mayflower, Southampton)
By Vera Newsham
Bernstein's West Side take on Romeo and Juliet is still unmissable.
West Side Story (Tour - Birmingham)
The classic American musical arrives in Birmingham and receives a glowing reception from Kieran Johnson