REVIEWS

How exactly would one go about staging a Bob Dylan musical? Conor McPherson, a man who knows a thing or two about haunting stories,...

Opening Dalston’s annual Grimeborn opera festival before visiting the Edinburgh Fringe, The Marriage of Kim K come from Manchester-based company Leoe and Hyde. Despite an...

Lucy Kirkwood likes to cram a lot of ideas into her plays. Mosquitoes is the story of sisters Alice and Jenny. One is a physicist...

From the outset, Oliver Twist – a production "created for everyone aged six and over" – struggles to pin down its tone. Despite a snappy...

Despite the title, the ballet Don Quixote serves up minimal Cervantes picaresque, more an irresistible slab of cod-Catalan romantic romp. Not that much time...

The Young Vic’s first ever production to premiere in the West End sees Australian director Benedict Andrews return to the distinctive emotional terrain of...

Based on the novel by Melvyn Bragg, Howard Goodall’s first musical The Hired Man is a depiction of working-class northern life in a period...

The Avignon Festival is a central event in the French theatre calendar. Every July, hundreds of productions are presented between the official programme and...

The latest in a string of stage adaptations of David Walliams’ children’s books, The Midnight Gang is a pleasant, if somewhat shallow, family adventure. The...

With fire juggling, knife throwing, trampolining and tightrope walking, director Poppy Burton Morgan must have had a lot of fun putting this version of...

‪In this age of jukebox musicals it is surprising that The Blues Brothers has never been adapted more for the stage in a more...

Deborah Bruce’s The House They Grew Up In is a subtle and surprising play that turns from the bleakest of comedies into a tender...
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