Director Boswell’s third play in his American season strikes at the heart of issues we can all identify with, indeed, it will seem to many that their own lives are being played out before their very eyes.
It’s long been recognised that legitimate theatre does not have to be performed beneath a proscenium arch.
This European premiere of Winners and Losers by Theatre Replacement and Neworld Theatre, Vancouver, focuses on male angst, friendship and middle-age.
Sherlock Holmes is shuffling around his Baker Street flat in his pyjama trousers, listless, vulnerable, near bankrupt and more than ever dependent on opiates.
One never approaches a play by David Ireland with the expectation of gingham and apple pie.
Yellow Face is a slick opening for Park 90, the studio space at the Park Theatre, and it’s a fitting start for this polished new venue.
Michael Fentiman makes his RSC debut with one of Shakespeare’s most brutal plays.
On the day after the composer’s 200th birthday, Welsh National Opera makes a major contribution to the anniversary in the shape of Antony McDonald’s self-designed new production of one of Wagner’s most popular pieces.
Witch-Hunt draws on the story of Anna Goldi, who was executed in Switzerland in 1782 after allegations of witchcraft.
From the outset of this lively and intelligent production, Harper Lee’s world bursts into life on the bare stage when the cast draw in chalk an outline of the streets of this bustling southern town, bringing it to vivid and exuberant life.
After a career as an actor and scriptwriter, New Yorker Ayad Akhtar turned to playwriting and his debut, which premiered in Chicago in 2012, was a huge success.
The concluding production in the Crucible’s Sheffield Season, a revival of Alan Bennett’s celebrated play, makes a fitting companion piece to the first, Simon Beaufoy’s The Full Monty - two groups of men searching for a way up and out.
Zero is a tragedy in five acts, a meditation on the weather, moods, passions and desires and a show which puts live blues/jazz music in counterpoint with convulsive, choreographed bodies.
Southwark Playhouse has moved to a temporary new home between Elephant and Castle and Borough - a deceptively nondescript shop front that opens up into a shabby chic, industrial bar and two stonking new theatre spaces.
Audiences have come to expect the earth from director Yaron Lifschitz and his Circa ensemble, and in this world premiere of Beyond he gives them the moon as well.