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

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

Bill and Ben: did Shakespeare and Jonson clash at the Mermaid tavern? Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty/Alamy
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Canon fodder: Ben Jonson and William Shakespeare

Is Jonson’s subordination to the Bard an injustice?

Olga Smirnova and Denis Rodkin perform 'Don Quixote'. Photo: Simon Tomkinson
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Don Quixote, Royal Opera House, London — ‘A treasure’

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

Jamie Parker, third from right, and the cast of ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’. Photo: Manuel Harlan
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child — ‘Thrilling’

The boy wizard grows up and moves to the stage

Afro-Puerto Rican troupe Bombazo perform at Hearst Plaza. Photo: Darial R Sneed
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Global Beat of The Bronx, New York: ‘Vivid’

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

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

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

Privacy, Public Theater, New York — review

A drama about our willingness to reveal our personal data

Paris Quartier d’Été — review: ‘Quirky’

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

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

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