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The first pantomime to be staged at the London Palladium in nearly three decades will not be driven by celebrity casting, its director has...

Choreographer Matthew Bourne has claimed that West End productions that start their life in smaller venues should be charging less for their tickets. The celebrated...

No sooner did I write a column about the pain of giving one-star reviews, having reviewed two turkeys in quick succession, than I was...

Michael White, one of the most charismatic theatre figures of the last half-century and producer of more than 100 shows including Oh! Calcutta! and...

On Broadway, musicals are king — but here's an extraordinary observation: so are plays. Or at least they are when compared with the West...

West End performer Jodie Jacobs and Hollyoaks actor Sophie Austin will judge a Glee-inspired show choir competition next month. Masters of Show Choir will feature...

It’s astounding that musical theatre composer Howard Goodall needed to make the point (as reported in The Stage in January) that the length a...

Another year, another record box office recorded by the West End and London’s major not-for-profit theatres. With audiences steady, this year’s increase can be accounted...

West End theatres have reported a 12th year of growth at the box office, but attendances to London shows have remained flat. These are the...

"You'll Miss Saigon" says the advertising slogan on posters marking Miss Saigon's final West End performance on February 27 after a 19-month run. Its first...

A script of upcoming West End play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will be go on sale at midnight after the show’s premiere. The...

An exhibition celebrating West End and Broadway theatre opens at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London this week. Launching on February 9, the free...

Theatre audiences will be able to choose their own seats for all West End shows following a revamp of ticketing site YPlan. The company, which...

West End star Fra Fee has launched a series of workshops that will be led by names including Ciaran Hinds and Jenna Russell. Based in...

Universal Music Group has hired West End producer Scott Landis as it begins a major push into developing and producing theatre. Landis has produced a...

Performer Matt Lucas has criticised West End musicals and plays as “overly simplistic” and “pretentious”. He said that Broadway was currently better than London in...

Leading theatre marketing agency AKA has been sold to the owner of Ambassador Theatre Group, The Stage understands. ATG’s majority stakeholder Providence has confirmed it...

West End theatregoers can be charged up to £18.50 for a programme, an ice cream and a glass of wine, according to research carried...
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