As 2014 draws to a close, we reflect on our favourite moments in the West End this year…
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Open House: Richmond Theatre opens its doors
As part of Open House London’s catalogue of buildings this year, Richmond Theatre opened its doors to the public. Showbusinessinsights was there to find out more about one of London’s finest Frank Matcham theatres.
The tour was given by excellent guides, Rob, Colin and Steve, aided by Adam, representing the Frank Matcham Society.
West End vs West Ham – Season tickets for theatre?
As the football season kicks off in earnest with the Premier League’s first round of matches, we examine the main ticketing difference between the Premier League and the West End: the season ticket.
How do you solve a problem like an injured Elphaba?
When a show is hit by bad news, how do you react? Crises sort the wheat from the chaff and the inexperienced or timid can be overwhelmed. But the truly successful not only cope with it, but make a virtue of it.
The sound engineer’s story – Phantom
Meet Lucy Williams: Sound Number 2 on the London Production of Phantom of the Opera.
West End tickets – dirty little secrets and tips! Part 1: Savoy Theatre / Scoundrels
With an evening to spare in central London tonight, I took advantage of a great seat price for Dirty Rotten Scoundrels the musical at the Savoy Theatre. What are the best bang-for-your-buck-seats at the Savoy?
West End economics better than Broadway? Not always, says Lloyd Webber
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s next project may launch on Broadway rather than London, despite the generally-accepted view that economics are kinder in London. Why?
Why stadiums and theatres sweat their assets so poorly
Why do airlines use their expensive assets so much more efficiently than entertainment venues? And how do stadiums, arenas, theatres and cinemas compare?
Economically elitist? Opera vs Book of Mormon
Most people assume that opera is expensive: an artform inaccessible to most people.
Compare Rigoletto and The Book of Mormon and you may be surprised.
The extraordinary cost of Elphaba’s costume
Theatrical costumes can be eye-wateringly expensive. But is the cost justified? And why does Elphaba’s black dress cost so much? And why does it matter?