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audience behaviour

For some people, getting drunk may be the only way to sit through a musical (Guardian columnist Stuart Heritage springs to mind here, after...

Andrew Lloyd Webber spoke wisdom in his condemnation of provision of the arts in schools (News, January 11). Charging for music tuition outside school...

I go to a lot of first nights as part of my job. And inevitably, whatever the show and regardless of how good what...

Post-performance, stage managers compile a show report detailing everything from technical info to the running time – and revealing moments when things have not...

Regarding your poll on phone use in theatres, I am the artistic director of a company that makes and tours theatre for families. We...

Those of us who work in and around theatre like to tell ourselves “the play’s the thing”. But, increasingly, I’m starting to wonder whether...

It’s difficult to complain if someone is munching on popcorn during the quiet bits of a play like The Glass Menagerie when the theatre...

West End theatre owner Nica Burns has claimed the industry must adapt to a changing society in which audiences want to eat and drink...

A theatre producer watching a West End show claims he was punched by a fellow audience member after challenging him over the use of...
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