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Are West End ticket prices out of control?
How last nights are more celebratory and democratic than first nights in the theatre.
How religious freedoms and freedom of speech are clashing over the casting of the lead in a new regional production of The Color Purple.
How reviews for Joshua Harmon's Admissions are strikingly different to its press reception in New York.
How three shows all opened on Tuesday March 12 -- but I managed to review all three of them.
The representation of women in stories told on stage , and/or by women, which I've watched WITH women, are a great way to celebrate International Women's Day.
What happens when a critic not only writes his own version of a Moliere classic -- but then reviews a rival version.
I step away from my close association with The Stage -- and I celebrate my 10th anniversary on Twitter
Why I'm going to blog about theatre more.
As another artistic director falls prey to the Twitter mob, I review my own relationship with the medium.
Shows to look forward to in 2019, from the West End and Broadway to regional theatre in the UK and fringe.
Some of the shows I missed in 2018 -- and some of the shows I loved.
News and reviews from London and Broadway, plus interviews and tweets of the week.
I went to see it four times, each time was more enchanting than the last, each show with different nuances. I found it difficult to choose my favourite song: the rousing Everybody Out? The a…
I really do hope that this show goes on tour. It really should!
I'm glad I'm seeing this before it closes. Though it never really stood out to me early on, I definitely agree we need to support British writing as much as possible.
The three stars beautifully convey their characters' quirks, individuality and hurts with an open-hearted generosity and rapport that makes it entirely captivating.
There’s no doubting the boldness of this bonkers play about a special kind of madness, and its alternately outrageous and courageous view of a titled - and heavily entitled - family’s fe…
Stoppard, now 77, is still spinning the plates of philosophical enquiry and discourse in the world premiere of his latest play, but it presents hard dramatic, as well as intellectual, proble…
Jonathan Church's production, which originated at Chichester's Minerva Theatre late last year, is a handsome, thoughtful addition to the West End roster. It may sometimes be gruelling to wat…
This is no circus, but a massive barn-like structure big enough to accommodate a real-life train engine and a carriage.
An autumn rich in musicals in the West End may yet bring better ones, but it’ll be difficult to find a more eye-poppingly lavish show anywhere than Wicked. And a musical about the castings…