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Barbican Theatre

Following their first opera The Last Hotel, a chilling tale in which a couple helps a woman to commit suicide, composer Donnacha Dennehy and...

To the trilling passages of Bach’s Variation No. 1 a dancer vigorously shakes his body, his limbs in ungainly positions. Then the string ensemble begins...

The latest press night parties, events and awards from the theatrical world in pictures. This week’s highlights include the press nights of The Big I Am...

Two years ago, Taylor Mac combined eight three-hour shows into a one-off event that saw the performer on stage for a full day. Now...

The work of Australian company Back to Back Theatre is co-created and performed by actors with learning disabilities. The dizzyingly ambitious Lady Eats Apple...

Sea Wall – Old Vic Theatre, London When it was first staged at the old Bush Theatre in 2008, Andrew Scott was astonishing in Simon Stephens’ moving monologue...

Machinal – Almeida Theatre, London The Almeida follows The Writer with a revival of Sophie Treadwell’s 1928 play. Considered an expressionistic masterpiece, Machinal is inspired by...

Elizabeth I was an astonishing woman and an enduring royal icon. Not that you’d know it from Will Tuckett’s chamber ballet, first seen at...

Mark-Anthony Turnage’s new opera Coraline represents a departure for its 57-year-old composer. Its source is a multi-award-winning children’s novella by Neil Gaiman, previously turned into...
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