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10 opera tunes you won't know that you know
By Sita McIntosh • WhatsOnStage
Think you don't know your Verdi from your Puccini? Think again
Let's Talk About Sets: Colin Richmond on Vice Versa
By Colin Richmond
As Phil Porter's raucous new play based on Plautus' Roman comedies opens, designer Colin Richmond explains how he came to the '70s-esque Roman designs
Top 5 theatre openings: 15 - 21 May
A new play from Timberlake Wertenbaker and a West End transfer for Our Ladies... make this week's highlights
The best open air theatre to see this summer
Make the most of the summer weather by seeing some of the very best outdoor theatre
My Top 5 Showtunes: Samantha Womack
The actress tells us the musical numbers she couldn't live without
Ten operas for theatregoers
We've cherry picked ten operas for anyone who is not sure where to start
The week in pictures: 6 - 12 May
The Phantom on Pointless, Miranda hits the bottle and Our Ladies rocks up in the West End
Let's Talk About Sets: Nicolai Hart-Hansen on The Pulverised
By Nicolai Hart-Hansen
The designer of Alexandra Badea's play about globalisation on creating a space that felt like a catastrophe had hit it
Top 5 theatre openings this week: 8 - 14 May
A play about politics in Iraq, a best-selling book adapted for the stage and a Yaël Farber epic all open this week
Top 10 shows to see at the Norfolk and Norwich Festival
By William Galinsky
As the annual festival prepares to get underway, artistic director William Galinsky gives us ten shows not to be missed this year