Ronak Patani and Zubin Varla in ‘Dara'
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Dara, National Theatre (Lyttelton), London — review

Drama set in 17th-century India raises issues that resonate today

From left, Forbes Masson, James McAvoy and Paul Leonard in 'The Ruling Class'
©Johan Persson

The Ruling Class, Trafalgar Studio 1, London — review

James McAvoy is both charming and chilling in this revival

Tango Fire's 'Flames of Desire'

Tango Fire, Peacock Theatre, London — review

The Argentine dance troupe present an irresistibly brazen display

Richard Alston Dance Company in 'Nomadic'
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Richard Alston Dance Company, Sadler’s Wells, London — review

One of the great dance companies celebrates its 20th anniversary

From left, Pip Donaghy, Martin Hutson and Mike Grady in 'Taken at Midnight'
©Manuel Harlan

Taken at Midnight, Theatre Royal Haymarket, London — review

The true story of a German lawyer who took on the Nazis

Geoffrey Streatfeild and Julian Ovenden in 'My Night With Reg'
©Johan Persson

My Night with Reg, Apollo Theatre, London — review

A deserved West End transfer for Kevin Elyot’s poignant drama

Thiago Soares and Marianela Núñez in 'Onegin'
©Tristram Kenton

Onegin, Royal Opera House, London — review

An uneven performance was lit up by Marianela Núñez’s Tatiana

'Petits Morceaux du réel'
©Dan Aucante

Suresnes Cités Danse, Théâtre Jean Vilar, Suresnes, France — review

The urban dance festival’s focus on raw talent has mixed results

Kiran Sonia Sawar in 'The Caucasian Chalk Circle'
©Manuel Harlan

The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Unicorn Theatre, London — review

A vivid production of Brecht’s drama for a younger audience

The RSC's production of 'Oppenheimer'
©Keith Pattison

Oppenheimer, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK — review

A complex portrait of the ‘father of the atomic bomb’

Plexus, Sadler’s Wells, London

Kaori Ito strikes impossible poses amid ravishing optical effects

Into the Woods, Laura Pels Theatre, New York

What impresses in the Fiasco staging is less the finesse of the melodies than the jollity of the tone

Richard Alston celebrates the 20th anniversary of his dance company

The ‘grand old man of British dance’ discusses instinct, movement and hip-hop

Light, The Pit, London

As its title might suggest, the production is staged more in the interruptions of total darkness

Bad Jews, St James Theatre, London

Joshua Harmon’s searing comedy about three young adults in an American Jewish family

Balanchine triple bill, New York City Ballet, Lincoln Center — review

A showcase for NYCB’s new generation of dancers

The Changeling, Shakespeare’s Globe (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse), London — review

Comedy is a key element in this production of the revenge tragedy

Institute, Linbury Studio, London — review

A powerful, affecting new show from Gecko theatre company

Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher/Caligula, Théâtre de l’Epée de bois, Paris

A double bill of rarities by Paul Claudel and Albert Camus

Elena Glurdjidze’s ENB swansong, Coliseum, London — review

The Georgian star says farewell after 13 years with the company