Nicholas Gleaves, centre, in 'Light Shining in Buckinghamshire'
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Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, National Theatre (Lyttelton), London — review

The 17th century-set play speaks to our own debates on nationhood

Noélani Pantastico and Lucien Postlewaite in 'Roméo et Juliette'
©Alice Blangero

Roméo et Juliette, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Coliseum, London — review

Jean-Christophe Maillot’s version diminishes the lovers’ tragedy

Mark Morris Dance Group, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York

What drives the dance is its pact with the music

Greg Hicks in ‘Clarion’
©Simon Annand

Clarion, Arcola Theatre, London — review

A scathingly funny, utterly grim satire of British tabloid ethics

Roberta Marquez as Lise
©Tristram Kenton

La Fille mal gardée, Royal Opera House, London — review

Ashton’s masterpiece was loved and illuminated by a happy cast

From left, John Cariani, Brian d'Arcy James and Heidi Blickenstaff in 'Something Rotten!'
©Joan Marcus

Something Rotten!, St James Theatre, New York — review

An Elizabethan musical romp with a high camp quotient

'Ah, Wilderness'
©Johan Persson

Ah, Wilderness!, Young Vic Theatre, London — review

A delicate production of Eugene O’Neill’s bittersweet comedy

Dutch National Ballet in St Petersburg
©Angela Sterling

Dutch National Ballet: Back to Bach, Alexandrinsky Theatre, St Petersburg — review

The works varied in their ability to sustain a dialogue with Bach

Catrin Stewart and Matthew Needham in 'Love's Sacrifice'
©Helen Maybanks

Love’s Sacrifice, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon — review

John Ford’s previously unperformed drama is a hit-and-miss affair

Eileen O’Brien in ‘Who Cares’
©Tristram Kenton

Who Cares, Royal Court Theatre, London — review

An urgent piece of political theatre about the UK’s NHS

Living on Love, Longacre Theatre, New York — review

Renée Fleming’s Broadway debut struggles to hit a comic note

Carmen Disruption, Almeida Theatre, London — review

An unorthodox take on Bizet’s classic tale

Measure for Measure, Silk Street Theatre, London — review

The study of power and corruption is more pertinent than ever

Death Of A Comedian, Soho Theatre, London — review

A disappointingly simple take on familiar Faustian material

La Fille mal gardée, Royal Opera House, London — review

A performance of heart-touching emotion and heart-stirring bravura

‘Gypsy’, Savoy Theatre, London

Imelda Staunton delivers an exquisitely pitched performance

Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, Sadler’s Wells, London — review

Bausch’s exploration of relationships is powerfully unsettling

Finding Neverland, Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York — review

Swift-moving musical with forgettable tunes and memorable moments

The Twits, Royal Court Theatre, London — review

Enda Walsh’s adaptation of the Roald Dahl story is a misfire

Diana Vishneva: On the Edge, Coliseum, London — review

Works created for the Mariinsky star were a waste of her ability

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