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Parts of a theatre glossary - Queen's Theatre

Parts of a theatre glossary: Beginner’s guide

Do you know your box office from your backdrop? Our parts of a theatre glossary, created by Charlotte Marshall, explains it all.

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Blood Wedding at Omnibus Theatre

George Richmond-Scott: “There is something urgent and primal in Lorca.”

 Director George Richmond-Scott tells us about his new version of Federico García Lorca’s Blood Wedding.

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Judi Dench at the Olivier Awards with MasterCard (London theatre Awards)

Beginner’s guide: London theatre awards

There are more theatre prizes blowing around than fallen leaves in London’s colder months. So we’ve created a simple guide to help understand who’s winning what.

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Royal Opera House - types of theatre glossary

Types of theatre glossary: Beginner’s guide

Charlotte Marshall explains everything, from amphitheatre to thrust, in our types of theatre glossary.

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Taking the family to see children's theatre shows

Beginner’s guide: Taking kids to children’s theatre shows

Thinking about swapping TV and board games for a trip to one of London’s children’s theatre shows? We have the perfect guide for you.

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Theatre terms - Reuel Guzman and John Heffernan in Saint George And The Dragon (Image: Johan Persson)

Theatre terms glossary: Beginner’s guide

From prologues to epilogues and everything in between, Charlotte Marshall explains the theatre terms you might find baffling.

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Standing at the Globe (Image: Pawel Libera)

Essential London Theatre: Standing at the Globe

What’s it like to get down and dirty in the pit at Shakespeare’s Globe? We found out…

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The Grinning Man at Trafalgar Studios - types of performance

Types of performance glossary: Beginner’s guide

Charlotte Marshall explains all about the types of performance you can see in London theatres.

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The Great Gatsby (Image: Helen Maybanks, courtesy of Chloe Nelkin PR)

Alexander Wright: “We did a lot of adventuring together.”

Alexander Wright on the creation of The Great Gatsby, the longest-running immersive production in the UK.

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Crime And Punishment at The Scoop (open air theatre London)

The best open air theatre London has to offer

With the arrival of sunny days and warm evenings, we share the top open air theatre London has to offer this summer.

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Motown the Musical at Shaftesbury Theatre (Image: Tristram Kenton, courtesy of Premier PR)

Motown The Musical

The greatest songs from the world’s most famous record label come to the London stage in Motown The Musical. Telling the story of how Berry Gordy founded and built Motown, the hit musical features a host of incredible songs from artists including Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder and Martha Reeves. Offer details: £82.70 tickets reduced to £39.50 Valid on Monday – Friday performances from 3 September – 19 October Must be booked by 28 September Subject to availability Book Motown The Musical offer now

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Pinter At The Pinter: One For The Road / The New World Order / Mountain Language / Ashes To Ashes

One For The Road

See a collection of Harold Pinter’s most dangerous political one act plays performed by a cast including acclaimed actors Paapa Essiedu and Maggie Steed. The evening includes One For The Road, The New World Order, Mountain Language and Ashes To Ashes. Offer details: £79.95 tickets reduced to £30 Valid on all performances from 6-28 September Must be booked by 24 September Subject to availability Book One For The Road offer now  

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Alexandra Burke as Roxie Hart in Chicago (Image: Matt Crockett, courtesy of Amanda Malpass PR)

Alexandra Burke: 14 questions

Alexandra Burke tells us about joining seductive musical sensation Chicago.

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Summer And Smoke at the Duke of York's Theatre (Image courtesy of Emma Holland PR)

10 London autumn shows you should book tickets for now

London’s autumn season is upon us, so we’ve picked a few theatrical highlights to light up the darker evenings.

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Bradley Jaden, plays Javert in Les Miserables (Image courtesy of Raw PR)

Bradley Jaden: 14 questions

Bradley Jaden tell us about his new role in Les Miserables and why you’ll often find him by the Thames.

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Little Shop Of Horrors at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre (Image courtesy of Jo Allan PR)

Little Shop Of Horrors

Discover the cult musical about a unique talking flower with an unusual taste in plant food. Jemima Rooper and US drag star Vicky Vox appear in the show at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre this summer. Book Little Shop Of Horrors tickets now

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Abraham Popoola stars in Pity at Royal Court Theatre (Image: Helen Murray, courtesy of Royal Court Theatre)

Abraham Popoola: 15 questions

Award-winning actor Abraham Popoola tells us about the Royal Court’s surreal and chilling new play, Pity.

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Hamilton at Victoria Palace Theatre (Image courtesy of Cameron Mackintosh Ltd)

Gregory Haney: 14 questions

Gregory Haney, who starred in Hamilton on Broadway and in the West End, tells us about the hottest musical in the world right now.

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Wade McCollum, star of It Happened In Key West at Charing Cross Theatre (Image courtesy of Kevin Wilson PR)

Wade McCollum: 12 questions

American performer Wade McCollum tells us about launching new musical It Happened In Key West, based on an extraordinary real US event.

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Elliot Warren in Flesh And Bone at Soho Theatre (Image: Owen Baker, courtesy of Chloe Nelkin PR)

Flesh And Bone: “pulls you in by the scruff of your neck”

Unpolished Theatre co-founder Elliot Warren on bringing “loud mouths of the East End” to the West End in acclaimed play, Flesh And Bone.

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