Les indes galantes, Prinzregententheater, Munich

Les Indes galantes, Munich — review

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui is the ideal director for Rameau’s opera-ballet

Chloë Hanslip

Michael Berkeley’s Violin Concerto, BBC Proms, London — review

The programme is Brittenesque in its haunting bareness and acerbic touches

Irina Kolesnikova meets refugees at the Tabanovce refugee camp in Macedonia in April
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Interview: prima ballerina Irina Kolesnikova

The dancer creates a new ballet that hopes to call attention to the migrants’ plight

Judith Roddy in 'The Plough and the Stars'. Photo: Johan Persson
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The Plough and the Stars, National Theatre, London — review

Sean O’Casey’s play journeys from easy indulgence to a climax of grief and shame

Pixie Lott as Holly Golightly in 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'
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Breakfast at Tiffany’s, London — ‘Nostalgia’

Spectacle trumps subtlety in Nikolai Foster’s staging

Sharon D. Clarke in 'Pigs and Dogs'. Photo: Helen Murray
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Pigs and Dogs, Royal Court Theatre, London — ‘Sharp, far-reaching’

Caryl Churchill’s 15-minute play looks at homophobia across Africa

Declan Bennett in 'Jesus Christ Superstar'. Photo: Johan Persson
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Jesus Christ Superstar, Regent’s Park, London — review

A cracking revival brings the musical to a new generation

LA Dance Project in Justin Peck's 'Helix'. Photo: Rose Eichenbaum
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LA Dance Project, Joyce Theater, New York — review

The troupe achieved a seemingly impossible mission

Stuttgart Ballet in John Cranko's 'Romeo and Juliet'

Ballett Festwoche, Opernhaus Stuttgart — review

Stuttgart Ballet celebrated the vision of director Reid Anderson

Charlie Stemp (in white) in 'Half a Sixpence'. Photo: Manuel Harlan
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Half a Sixpence, Chichester Festival Theatre, UK — ‘Jaunty’

The 1963 musical is reordered and repurposed

Canon fodder: Ben Jonson and William Shakespeare

Is Jonson’s subordination to the Bard an injustice?

Don Quixote, Royal Opera House, London — ‘A treasure’

The Bolshoi’s London season opened with a richly resonant piece

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child — ‘Thrilling’

The boy wizard grows up and moves to the stage

Global Beat of The Bronx, New York: ‘Vivid’

West African drums and Afro-Puerto Rican dance foreshadowing hip-hop

Le Bourgeois gentilhomme, Lincoln Center Festival, New York — review

As weird and wonderful as when it was first performed

Cinderella, Coliseum, London — ‘Vivid’

A fascinating dialogue between choreographer and composer

Latitude Festival: a little more conversation

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

While the Sun Shines, Theatre Royal, Bath, UK — ‘Insubstantial’

Terence Rattigan’s class-bound portrait of wartime London

From the Streets to the Stage, New York: review

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

Fracked!, Chichester, UK: ‘Too blunt’

Alistair Beaton’s play is an assured but toothless satire

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