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What to watch: best shows to see this week
Andrew Scott returns to the London stage as a new musical comes to Bath in our top openings
All you need to know about the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
Thinking of taking a trip to the world's largest arts festival and don't know where to start? Read our handy guide
Walmart and Texan kitchens: representing modern poverty on the set of Utility
By Max Johns
The designer of the Orange Tree's Utility explains how they researched the set for the show
10 classic shows that were critically panned when they first opened
Some show are so good even bad reviews can't keep them down! We round up ten times the critics got it wrong...
The Wooster Group in six shows
Experimental American theatre company The Wooster Group are arriving in London with The Town Hall Affair. Never heard of them? Here's a history in six shows
10 musical theatre performers who prove that X Factor is a valid route to stage stardom
It seems Simon Cowell is as good as finding musical theatre stars as he is at chart-toppers
What to watch: best shows to see this week
We round up the top drama that officially opens this week
My Top 5 Showtunes: T'Shan Williams
The actress tells us the musical numbers she couldn't live without