It’s Not Just The Pops Crowds Who Are Getting Rough

“You think it’s tough out there on the streets? Try going to the theatre. That was my first reaction upon reading of a homophobic incident the other evening at the West End musical Spamalot. … This particular musical has developed – both on Broadway and, evidently, here as well – a reputation for recognisably blokeish audiences at odds with the women and gay men who make up musical theatre’s traditional constituency. But verbal abuse? That’s a new one on me.”