Boris Charmatz
©Ursula Kaufmann

Boris Charmatz, Sadler’s Wells, London — review

The pioneer of the ‘non-dance’ movement presented charmless works

Simon Russell Beale and Shereen Martin in 'Temple'. Writer - Steve Waters, Director - Howard Davies, Designer - Tim Hatley, Lighting - Mark Henderson, The Donmar Theatre, 2015, Credit: Johan Persson/
©Johan Persson

Temple, Donmar Warehouse, London — review

A gripping drama based on Occupy London’s impact on the clergy

The Beaux Stratagem
©Manuel Harlan

The Beaux’ Stratagem, National Theatre (Olivier), London — review

The discreetly reshaped Restoration comedy works beautifully

Peter Pan performed at the Open Air Theatre Regent's Park Centre Hiran Abeysekera as Peter Pan, Kae Alexander as Wendy, ©Alastair Muir 20.05.15
©Photo: Alastair Muir

Peter Pan, Open Air Theatre, London — review

A first world war setting transforms JM Barrie’s classic story

Ben Batt as Cash and Katie Moore as Cazza in 'The Funfair' at Home in Manchester. Photo: Graeme Cooper
©Photo: Graeme Cooper

The Funfair, Home, Manchester — review

Manchester’s new venue opens with a metaphor for a sick society

Isabella Boylston in 'Giselle' at American Ballet Theatre. Photo: Mira
©Photo: Mira

Giselle, American Ballet Theatre, New York — review

The leads kindled a beautifully attuned love between their characters

Makram J. Khoury as Shylock and Gwilym Lloyd as Tubal in 'The Merchant of Venice'
©Hugo Glendinning

The Merchant of Venice, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, UK — review

Polly Findlay’s production shows a hollow Shylock in a cold world

Tatsuya Fujiwara, centre, as Hamlet
©Takahiro Watanbe

Hamlet, Barbican, London — review

Yukio Ninagawa’s visually sumptuous staging justaposes east and west, tradition and rebellion

Ellie Piercy with Daniel Crossley in 'As You Like It"
©Simon Kane

‘As You Like It’, Shakespeare’s Globe, London

Michelle Terry as Rosalind gets to play with that double-whammy gender-bend

Justin Bartha and Elizabeth Reaser in 'Permissions'
©Jenny Anderson

Permission, Lucille Lortel Theatre, New York — review

Robert Askins’ new play sends up religious patriarchy

Cuba: Showtime in Havana

Reforms are urgent to boost the Caribbean island’s economy

World Factory, Young Vic, London — review

Part documentary drama, part game, this is a sharp and subtly disturbing piece of political theatre

The Way We Get By, Second Stage, New York — review

Neil LaBute is on familiar territory with his new play

All Cranko!, Opernhaus, Stuttgart — review

A handsome tribute to the man who made the company world class

High Society, The Old Vic, London — review

A vivacious end to Kevin Spacey’s tenure at the Old Vic

Communicating Doors, Menier Chocolate Factory, London — review

The time-travel thriller suffers from heavy-handed treatment

Ballet steps into the past

The practice of recasting works to their original forms is gaining impetus

Interview: Lisa Dwan

The actress talks about her rapid-fire Beckett trilogy

Northern Ballet, Linbury Studio, London — review

A mixed bill played to the versatile dancers’ strengths

Classic ABT, Metropolitan Opera, New York — review

Works from the 1940s contrasted the wild west with repression

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