Anna Chancellor and Calvin Demba in 'The Wolf from the Door'
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The Wolf from the Door, Royal Court, London

Rory Mullarkey’s comedy imagines a very middle-class insurrection

Bill T. Jones's 'D-Man in the Waters (Part I)', from the 2014 Fall for Dance season
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Fall for Dance Outdoors, Delacorte Theater, New York

Bill T. Jones’s teasing, heartfelt ‘D-Man’ proved a highlight

'The Play that Goes Wrong', Duchess Theatre, London
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The Play That Goes Wrong, Duchess Theatre, London

Actors battle through stage disasters in this delightful comedy

Lyon Opera Ballet in Emanuel Gat's 'Sunshine'
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Lyon Dance Biennial, France

There’s a youthful buzz – but is there enough new talent?

Alex Ferns and Eugene O'Hare in 'True West'
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True West, Tricycle Theatre, London

A powerful revival of Sam Shepard’s seminal play

Kevin Bishop in 'Fully Committed'

Fully Committed, Menier Chocolate Factory, London

Kevin Bishop stars in this revival of the entertaining solo show

From left, Angela Griffin, Nicholas Burns, Tamzin Outhwaite and Jemima Rooper in ‘Breeders’
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Breeders, St James Theatre, London

Ben Ockrent’s bold, funny drama explores the nature of family

In rehearsal for ‘Teh Internet is Serious Business’
©Johan Persson

How to stage virtual reality

The challenges of making a play about hacktivists

From left, Lenny Henry, Jeffery Kissoon, Larrington Walker and Lorna Gayle in 'Rudy's Rare Records'
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Rudy’s Rare Records, Birmingham Rep

Lenny Henry stars in this big-hearted drama

Laura Jane Matthewson in 'Dogfight'
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Dogfight, Southwark Playhouse, London

An unlikely romance lies at the heart of this touching musical

Alice in Wonderland, Lincoln Center, New York

Christopher Wheeldon betrays Lewis Carroll’s headstrong heroine

The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd, Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, UK

A sensitive and gripping production of D.H. Lawrence’s tragedy

Little Revolution, Almeida Theatre, London

Alecky Blythe’s verbatim play is a study of the 2011 London riots

Positive steps for ballet company

Leeds University Business School MBAs worked with Northern Ballet

Limb’s Theorem, Théâtre du Châtelet, Paris

A three-act lesson in choreographic rigour from Lyon Opera Ballet

The Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare’s Globe, London

The physical comedy in this Globe-friendly production is delicious

Regeneration, Royal & Derngate, Northampton, UK

A quietly compelling drama and a fitting, dignified meditation on the events of the first world war

Casting women in Shakespeare’s great roles

With a new female Hamlet and Henry IV about to take to the stage, Sarah Hemming explores the implications

The Wayside Motor Inn, Signature Centre, New York

An atmospheric revival of A.R. Gurney’s 1977 drama

Autobahn, King’s Head Theatre, London

Neil LaBute goes on the road in a series of seven short works