Hope and pain: Hailey Bachrach writes on a hit musical following the fates of the ‘plane people’ who landed in Newfoundland, post 9/11.
The screams are real: Hannah Greenstreet writes on Tom Scutt and Joel Horwood’s chilling exploration of cinematic horror and aural illusions.
Keep the faith: Tracey Sinclair reviews the The Letter Room’s uplifting, music-filled performance about overcoming depression.
Mixed messages: Aniqah Choudhri reviews a dystopian, future-set adaptation of Brecht’s political parable.
Untranslatable: Henry Gleaden writes on Jaha Koo’s melancholy performance about the personal impact of South Korea’s financial crisis.
A familiar family: Ben Kulvichit writes on Chippy Lane Production’s new play and its echoes of 20th Century American playwrights
Nightmare room: Eve Allin reviews Daniel Bailey’s surreal production of Joe Penhall’s dissection of systemic racism in the mental health care system.
Young adult: Emily Holyoake on Pilot Theatre’s new staging of Malorie Blackman’s novel and theatre for teenage audiences.
‘A sharp, metallic taste you’re not expecting’: Ben Kulvichit writes on strangeness and power in the Yard’s double-bill of live art by Tim Spooner & Tom Richards and Ira Brand.
Sweating the small stuff: Sally Hales reviews Rose Lewenstein’s new play, which explores climate change through an intimate depiction of a relationship.
Strange meeting: Tracey Sinclair reviews Gary Kitching and Steve Byron’s two-hander about men left behind by social systems.
‘Believing deep down that things are, should be, can be fair’: Hailey Bachrach reviews Cressida Brown’s production of a new take on the high-flying myth.
“A long, slow slide into horror after horror” – Frey Kwa Hawking writes on Nicôle Lecky’s narrative of a young woman suffocated by anxieties.
Missed the boat: Crystal Bennes reviews Scottish Opera’s new commission about scientists on a research expedition to Greenland.
‘Generation Z are looking down the barrel of a gun’: Jackie Montague reviews Erica Whyman’s production of Shakespeare’s staple as it heads out on a UK tour.