Howie the Rookie, The Pit, Barbican, London – review

A revival of Mark O’Rowe’s pugnacious monologues

Clive Rowe, as the Dame, in full panto mode
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Mother Goose, Hackney Empire, London

Clive Rowe, who plays the Dame, has invested with his own brand of cherubic cheekiness

Nancy Allsop
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God Bless the Child, Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, London

Vicky Featherstone has worked with her child cast with great success

Tena Stivicic
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Tena Stivicic’s ‘3 Winters’ at the National Theatre

Her ancestors’ turbulent experiences form the basis for the Croatian playwright’s new work

Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope rehearse ‘An American in Paris’ at Théâtre du Châtelet
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‘An American in Paris’ comes to the stage

Sixty-three years after Gershwin’s film was released, it will be showing to audiences on Broadway

‘A Delicate Balance’, Golden Theatre, New York

A starry cast including Glenn Close and John Lithgow shines

Meera Syal and Anjli Mohindra in 'Behind the Beautiful Forevers' at the National Theatre, London
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers, National Theatre (Olivier), London – review

David Hare’s drama brings Katherine Boo’s book vividly to life

Rambert in 'Terra Incognita'
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Rambert, Sadler’s Wells, London – review

The company’s autumn offering is somewhat heavy and long-winded

Lyon Opera Ballet in William Forsythe's 'One Flat Thing, Reproduced'
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William Forsythe/ Benjamin Millepied, Lyon Opera Ballet, Théâtre de la Ville, Paris – review

Lyon Opera Ballet helps join the dots in Forsythe’s body of work

Abigail Cruttenden and Alexander Hanson in 'Accolade'
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Accolade, St James Theatre, London – review

Emlyn Williams’ 1950 moral thriller still resonates powerfully

The River, Circle in the Square, New York – review

Hugh Jackman stars in Jez Butterworth’s play

Wildefire, Hampstead Theatre, London

A brisk, incident-packed police drama from Roy Williams

White Christmas, Dominion Theatre, London – review

Aled Jones impresses in this stage version of the movie musical

Players on a global stage

For many years, state-of-the-nation plays dominated new British drama. Now writers are focusing their attention overseas

Now showing . . . next door

Christiane Jatahy talks to Julius Purcell about directing for the stage and screen – simultaneously

‘Bordergame’ – time to push the boundaries

The realities of border controls hit hard in an immersive production

A Midsummer Night’s Dream (As You Like It), Barbican, London – review

An ingenious, touching response to Shakespeare’s comedy

Lost Lake, Manhattan Theatre Club, New York – review

A sensitive, quietly absorbing new play from David Auburn

Giselle, Mikhailovsky Ballet, David H. Koch Theater, New York – review

Natalia Osipova was a force of nature in the title role

Jasmin Vardimon: Park, Sadler’s Wells, London – review

The performers are tireless, but ‘Park’ is infuriating

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