OPINION

Among the regrets of my theatregoing life, missing the original Broadway production of Merrily We Roll Along ranks high on the list. I was in...

No, Dreamgirls is not the stage version of the Oscar-winning film but an original 1981 Broadway stage musical that was turned into a 2006...

Although there were always ‘fringe’ events at the Edinburgh International Festival from the off in 1947, the real fringe began exactly 50 years ago...

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh are the twin titans of our industry. The pair dominated commercial theatre in the final third of the 20th...

It's that time of the year again when a huge percentage of the profession is locked into long days in the darkness of pantomime...

Arts organisations up and down the country have now entered the NPO application period. This is the time when it’s common to spot senior management...

There are 24 more days to go until Christmas. That's 24 days of shopping for gifts and 24 days of opening the advent calendar....

Tabard’s heart goes out to Ron Cook, who he saw perform in The Children last week. It was the opening night, and theatre’s glitterati...

And the award for most shameless publicity stunt this week goes to TodayTix. The ticketing app, hearing that Imelda Staunton had suggested food should...

Noisy audiences put me off After having to contend with the increasing problem of members of the audience not being able to stop eating, drinking,...

Headshots. The word that makes (most of) you actors out there sigh and quiver with dread and confusion. And unfortunately, in the times we...
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