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Barbican Theatre

White Teeth – Kiln Theatre, London The second production in the rechristened Kiln Theatre’s autumn season is an adaptation of Zadie Smith’s acclaimed debut novel – a sprawling...

Macbeth – Barbican Theatre, London Polly Findlay’s Royal Shakespeare Company production, starring Christopher Eccleston and Niamh Cusack, received mixed reviews when it opened in Stratford-upon-Avon, but I...

Never has Homer’s Iliad seemed less like a dusty schoolbook text than in this searing ‘excavation’ by poet Alice Oswald, dramatized so effectively by...

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...
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