‘Refreshingly unpolished’: Rachel Nouchi reviews Theatre Royal Stratford East and English National Opera’s production of Benjamin Britten’s biblically-inspired opera.
Knights at the circus: Rachel Nouchi reviews Cheek by Jowl and Moscow Pushkin Theatre’s take on Francis Beaumont’s early modern meta-comedy.
Messy divorce: Rachel Nouchi reviews Kellie Smith’s ‘painfully funny’ new play about parental separation.
Sculpting bodies through clay and dance: Rachel Nouchi reviews Antony Gormley and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s collaboration with GöteborgsOperans Danskompani
‘Bodies fold into each other only to be ripped apart’: Rachel Nouchi reviews Nederlands Dans Theater performing four works by Sol León & Paul Lightfoot, Marco Goecke, and Crystal Pite.
Folklore or fun: this double-bill of solo dances curated by the Akram Khan Company compelling blends tradition and innovation.
“Deeply meaningful theatre”: Paterson Joseph’s one-man play about the first black man to vote in Britain is rich and resonant.
Keeping quiet: no-one talks to each other in Mike Bartlett’s powerful and poignant first play.