In The Stage online, Flyman asks how we preserve the magic of theatre while letting the audience see backstage. It’s[…]Read more
Where: London Palladium, 30 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7TE When: Tours usually run at 11:30am on selected dates. Check the website for[…]Read more
Where: Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square, SW1W 8AS When: Currently running Saturday mornings 9 January – 23 April 2016. What’s on: The Royal[…]Read more
Where? Richmond Theatre, Little Green, Richmond TW9 1QJ When? Currently running Saturday mornings 9 January – 23 April 2016. What was on? Cinderella – it[…]Read more
Where? Her Majesty’s Theatre, Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4QL What was on? Phantom of the Opera of course! How? The theatre does not run[…]Read more
Many theatres now offer tours, from large organisations such as the National Theatre and Barbican to smaller venues like Wilton’s[…]Read more
Seems like an obvious question with an obvious answer.
When you take a trip to the theatre as a spectator, you have a very particular type for experience. You go in through the fancy entrance, maybe pillars and marble if it’s one of the older theatres, or at least a bar and a bigger effort to stop the roof dripping than you find backstage. You sit in the auditorium, all the sweat, blood and tears safely shut away behind the pass doors, you watch the proper, polished, finished show.Read more