Searching for meaning among the chaos: Eleanor Turney reviews Duncan Macmillan’s adaptation of Paul Auster’s book.
Uneven, albeit thought-provoking: Victoria Willing’s new three-hander gets lost on the battlefields of the Somme, says Francesca Street.
A stage awash with blood and smoke: David Ralf delves into the uneasy moralities at play in Jamie Lloyd’s production of Rajiv Joseph’s brutal two-hander.
“A profoundly imaginative, sad and humorous exploration of agony and loss, of meaning and its absence”. Anna Winter reviews Crystal Pite’s dance-theatre piece.
Neil Bartlett brings to life “infuriating bureaucratic non-speak” in his adaptation of Albert Camus’s La Peste.
The idealism of childhood dreams: B. L. Sherrington finds love in this musical adaptation of Dodie Smith’s 1948 novel.
Like Brideshead without the grief: Anna Winter reviews a revival of Matthew Bourne’s younger creations.
The Joe Hill-Gibbins Problem: Sally Hales reflects on Marivaux’s eighteenth-century rom-com.
Old habits die hard: Fergus Morgan reviews Cressida Carrré’s all-female production of Posh.
A wet mist or haze coming inland from the sea: Arjun Sajip reviews Tallulah Brown’s new play at the Old Red Lion.
A heavy hangover from the 70s: Holly O’Mahony reviews the revival of The Life at Southwark Playhouse.
The opening and shutting of doors: Daniel Perks reviews David Henry Hwang’s comedy about Americans doing business in China.
As darkly sexual and symbolically rich as an Angela Carter story: Ka Bradley reviews the ENB’s triple bill including Pina Bausch’s The Rite of Spring.
“Home is not where you are born; home is where all your attempts to escape cease.” Daniel Perks reviews Inua Ellam’s spoken word performance.
First love: Holly O’Mahony reviews Stephen Laughton’s play about identity and loss.