Dominic Rowan as Duke Vincentio in Dominic Dromgoole’s production of 'Measure for Measure'
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Measure for Measure, Shakespeare’s Globe, London

More broad comedy in this troubling play, excavating every dirty joke possible

The rise and rise of the awful audience

The temptation for art is to grow more unctuous in order to appease these uppity audiences

Raimund Hoghe, right, in 'Quartet'

Montpellier Danse 2015, Montpellier, France — review

Three productions focused on carefully crafted movement

Israel Galván, left, and Akram Khan in 'Torobaka'
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Torobaka, Sadler’s Wells, London — review

Akram Khan and Israel Galván’s flamenco-kathak piece returns

From left, Jennifer Mudge, Heather Lind and Alicia Silverstone in ‘Of Good Stock’
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Of Good Stock, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York — review

An engaging, at times heart-catching family drama by Melissa Ross

Pam Tanowitz Dance in 'Heaven on One's Head'
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Pam Tanowitz Dance, Bard SummerScape, Upstate New York — review

Three works showed that Tanowitz is thoughtful, but emotional too

From left: Steven Beard, Sian Thomas, Suzy King, Rory Kinnear and Kate O'Flynn in 'The Trial'
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The Trial, Young Vic, London — review

Rory Kinnear is outstanding but the staging falls short on terror

Sabrina Bartlett and Alex Robertson in 'The Seagull'
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The Seagull, Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park, London — review

Matthew Dunster’s staging is sharp and clever

'Bend It Like Beckham'

Bend It Like Beckham, Phoenix Theatre, London — review

Gurinder Chadha’s 2002 film becomes a vibrant, energetic stage musical

Lenny Henry and Lashana Lynch in 'Educating Rita'

‘Educating Rita’, Chichester, UK

The casting of Lenny Henry and Lashana Lynch slightly changes the focus from the play’s ‘Pygmalion’ theme

Misty Copeland, American Ballet Theatre, New York — review

The celebrated dancer performed two major debuts

Flamencura, Paco Peña Flamenco Dance Company, Sadler’s Wells — review

A dazzling array of talent was let down by poor direction

Luna Gale, Hampstead Theatre, London — review

Rebecca Gilman’s drama focuses on a fraught social worker

Krapp’s Last Tape, Barbican, London — review

Robert Wilson failed to convey the feeling in Beckett’s monologue

River to River, Lower Manhattan, New York — review

The works reacted to and engaged with challenging city settings

The King Dances, Hippodrome, Birmingham, UK — review

David Bintley’s work sets up a dialogue between past and present

Interview: Moira Buffini on ‘’

The play fuses Lewis Carroll’s Victorian vision with today’s online alternative realities

John Lennon’s ‘In His Own Write’ on stage

Peter Aspden meets the man behind the new adaptation of the Beatle’s word play-obsessed nonsense rhymes

Stake deal makes CVC big theatre producer

Buyout group buys Stage Entertainment stake from Dutch magnate

‘The Motherf**ker with the Hat’, National Theatre, London

A funny, rude and unexpectedly tender play about love and addiction