Pascal Rénéric in 'Le Bourgeois gentilhomme'. Photo: Pascal Victor
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Le Bourgeois gentilhomme, Lincoln Center Festival, New York — review

As weird and wonderful as when it was first performed

The Australian Ballet - Cinderella - Leanne Stojmenov as CINDERELLA -photography by Jeff Busby

Cinderella, Coliseum, London — ‘Vivid’

A fascinating dialogue between choreographer and composer

‘Mobile’ features Kylie Walsh as a woman telling her story to eight audience members inside a caravan
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Latitude Festival: a little more conversation

Beyond the headline music acts were more than 300 events in the festival’s more intimate pockets

Michael Cochrane and Tamla Kari in ‘While the Sun Shines’. Photo: Tristram Kenton
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While the Sun Shines, Theatre Royal, Bath, UK — ‘Insubstantial’

Terence Rattigan’s class-bound portrait of wartime London

Kid Break (left) and Marcski of Future All Stars
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From the Streets to the Stage, New York: review

A new-found ranginess was evident in this street-dance showcase

Vanessa Emme, Michael Simkins, Oliver Chris & Sam Otto in CFT's FRACKED! Photo by Catherine Ashmore

Fracked!, Chichester, UK: ‘Too blunt’

Alistair Beaton’s play is an assured but toothless satire

Daniel Radcliffe, centre, in 'Privacy'. Photo: Joan Marcus
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Privacy, Public Theater, New York — review

A drama about our willingness to reveal our personal data

Gandini Juggling in 'Smashed'
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Paris Quartier d’Été — review: ‘Quirky’

From an estate speaking in morse code to jugglers channelling Pina Bausch

Anne Archer in 'The Trial of Jane Fonda'
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The Trial of Jane Fonda, London — ‘Stilted’

Terry Jastrow’s play is based on real events but feels formulaic

Bolshoi post for former ENO director

Russian institution creates position for director who quit after leak

Interview: theatre director Simon Stone

The Aussie ‘enfant terrible’ talks about remaking classics

Small Mouth Sounds, Pershing Square Signature Center, New York — review

A play about a silent retreat has moments of sublime comedy

Swan Lake, London — ‘Lustrous performances’

Australian Ballet’s dancers redeem a misconceived narrative

Into the Woods, Menier Chocolate Factory: review

Sondheim and Lapine’s musical is an ingenious ensemble show

Twyla Tharp Dance, Joyce Theater, New York — review

The evening showcased two repertory pieces and a new eight-person ballet

Oslo, Lincoln Center, New York — ‘Poignant’

J.T. Rogers’ play is an absorbing study of diplomacy in action

Unreachable, Royal Court Theatre, London: ‘A first draft’

Anthony Neilson’s improvisatory method shows its limitations

French Without Tears, Orange Tree Theatre — review

Rattigan deftly skewers class hierarchy and male inadequacy

Needles and Opium, Barbican, London — ‘Thrilling’

Robert Lepage’s 1991 piece still casts a powerful spell

POB/NYCB, Paris — review

A rare chance to compare and contrast two leading ballet troupes

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