Davit Galstyan and Julie Charlet in 'Les Mirages'
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Les Forains/Les Mirages, Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse – review

An attractive double bill celebrates France’s rich ballet heritage

'Memphis the Musical'
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‘Memphis’, Shaftesbury Theatre, London

Soul queen Beverley Knight has first billing as Felicia, but the narrative focus is on Huey Calhoun

A scene from Royal Ballet's Ashton programme
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Royal Ballet Ashton programme, Royal Opera House, London

No one could fault the lightness and speed of Natalia Osipova’s dancing

Marcelo Gomes and Hee Seo in Liam Scarlett's 'With a Chance of Rain'
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Liam Scarlett premiere, American Ballet Theatre, Lincoln Center, New York – review

The cast struggled valiantly with Scarlett’s plotless piece

NEVILLE'S ISLAND by Firth, , Writer - Tim Firth, Director - Angus Jackson, Design - Robert Innes Hopkins, Lighting Howard Harrison, The Duke of Yorks's Theatre, 2014, Credit: Johan Persson/

Neville’s Island, Duke of York’s Theatre, London

A teambuilding trip palls in this stage comedy

Tao Dance Theatre at Sadler's Wells
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Tao Dance Theatre, Sadler’s Wells, London – review

Tao’s monochrome minimalism was well received

'The Scottsboro Boys' at the Garrick Theatre, London
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The Scottsboro Boys, Garrick Theatre, London

A powerful tale of racism – delivered via a minstrel show

The Royal Ballet in the Ashton mixed programme
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Ashton mixed programme, Royal Opera House, London – review

Ashton lived again in this home-grown performance

Laura Elsworthy, David Cromer and David Walmsley in 'Our Town'
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Our Town, Almeida Theatre, London – review

Thornton Wilder’s 1938 play needs no props or sets to connect

'Miracle in the Gorbals'
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Miracle in the Gorbals, Sadler’s Wells, London – review

A skilled and sincere revival of Robert Helpmann’s 1944 ballet

Lucinda Childs, Théâtre de la Ville, Paris – review

Childs’ 1979 ‘Dance’ is vintage minimalism

Basil Twist, White Light Festival, New York

A puppeteer takes on Stravinsky’s ‘Rite of Spring’

The Cherry Orchard/Uncle Vanya, Young Vic/St James Theatre, London – review

Two productions that draw out Chekhov’s contemporary resonances

Rocío Molina, Barbican, London – review

The flamenco dancer enters – and conquers – a new world

DV8: dancing out the devil within

The controversial company has sparked its share of anger over 28 years

‘Love’s Labour’s Lost’/’Love’s Labour’s Won’, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon – review

Simon Higlett’s set design, especially in the first part of this diptych, conjures an Oxbridge college

‘East is East’, London – theatre review

Sam Yates’ crisp, funny revival of Ayub Khan Din’s hit comedy is period, yet resonates powerfully today

Moves will be bust, bones will be broken

Hip-hop and martial arts are perfect bedfellows because they both channel violent impulses

On the Town, Lyric Theatre, New York

A revival of the 1944 musical that captures the joy, and the loneliness, of sailors on shore leave

Lucrèce Borgia, MAC-Maison des Arts, Créteil, France

Béatrice Dalle makes her stage debut in a hit-and-miss production

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