Cameron Mackintosh said The Phantom of the Opera would "permanently shut down", but Andrew Lloyd Webber reassured fans it would reopen "as soon as possible" – what is going on with the hit musical? asks David Benedict
With the fringe cancelled this summer, Edinburgh hopefuls are eyeing 2021 – but will it be back next year? And if so, what will it look like and what size will it be? Artists and fringe leaders tell The Stage about the value of the festival and how this could be a chance to remake it for the future
For the first time in its 73-year history, the Edinburgh Fringe will not take place as an official live event in 2020. But this has not deterred companies and venues from developing creative online solutions. They speak to David Pollock about adapting to the pandemic, crowdfunding and the appetite for change in the sector
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