‘Margot didn’t lend Elle her lucky scrunchie to be almost entirely written out of the narrative’: Francesca Peschier reviews the stage version of the classic (CLASSIC) film.
‘The broken among us teach us to be human’: Duška Radosavljević reviews Anna Deavere Smith’s verbatim show as part of LIFT 2018.
‘Headlong, hormonal passion’: Anna Winter reviews Kenneth MacMillan’s Romeo and Juliet at Sadler’s Wells.
Defiance is at the heart of its genius: Jennifer-Jane Benjamin reviews the National Theatre transfer of Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins’s play.
‘We’re all Beverlys here’: Ka Bradley reviews Rhiannon Faith’s dance-based work about domestic abuse.
Hope, comedy, violence and suffering: Rotimi Babatunde’s stage adaptation of Lola Shoneyin’s novel is a sweet show that leaves a sour taste.
Messy, flawed, slippery: Rosemary Waugh on an intriguing revival of Sophie Treadwell’s 1928 play.
‘Like any fairground ride, Phobiarama is not subtle’: Alice Saville rides Dries Verhoeven’s ghost train at LIFT 2018.
“Deeply meaningful theatre”: Paterson Joseph’s one-man play about the first black man to vote in Britain is rich and resonant.
A need for connection: Berri George’s new play centres on two graffiti-obsessed, thrill-seeking teenagers.
Kristina’s play: Rosemary Waugh reviews Polly Stenham’s adaptation of August Strindberg
‘Comforting and clinical textures’: Josephine Balfour-Oatts reviews Anthony Neilson’s production of two plays by Lars Norén.
Residue as runes: Maddy Costa reviews Gob Squad, as part of LIFT 2018.
The Strong Female Character and unicorns: Hailey Bachrach reviews an adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s iconic novel.
Emotional Labour: Sally Hales reviews Emily Schwend’s play about an overstretched Texan mother.