Drinking alone with Google Translate: Rosemary Waugh reviews part of the Sovremennik Theatre’s short season in London.
Survival mode: B. L. Sherrington reviews the stage adaptation of Emma Donoghue’s novel.
Performances by Adjoa Andoh and Kenneth Omole “are easily the highlight” of Assata Taught Me. Review by Bridget Minamore.
“The first pretend Tory I’ve ever almost-liked.” Gillian Greer reviews Stephen Brown’s new play about MP Rory Stewart.
Surprisingly stagnant: Brendan Macdonald reviews the UK premiere of Alexandra Badea’s award-winning play about the effects of globalisation.
Disrobing the myth: Rosemary Waugh reviews Yaël Farber’s retelling of the story of Salomé.
Sound issues aside, Eleanor Turney still has a “highly entertaining” evening with the Park Theatre’s staging of Jonathan Larson’s early musical.
Corrie Tan finds that “Shepard’s 1985 text still glitters with despair and devastation.”
Serious issues, plenty of humour: B. L. Sherrington is all made up by John Misto’s new three-handed comedy about two pioneers of the cosmetics industry.
My first theatre trip: Miriam Gillinson takes her two-year-old nephew to see Little Angel’s adaptation of Anna Kemp’s children’s book, and goes just a little bit bonkers.
A tenacious celebration of life: Brendan Macdonald watches all eight hours of Marianne Elliott’s much-hyped revival of Tony Kushner’s two-part gay fantasia on national themes.
The parallels with the contemporary world are frighteningly obvious in the Donmar’s production of Bertolt Brecht’s political satire.
Demands to be heard: Gillian Greer, sustained only by artisanal fudge, sees nine plays in one day as part of Cardboard Citizens’ incomplete history of housing.
The past is a strange country: Gillian Greer admires the gentle craftsmanship of Barney Norris’ new two-hander, the inaugural production in the Bush’s new studio space.
Searching for meaning among the chaos: Eleanor Turney reviews Duncan Macmillan’s adaptation of Paul Auster’s book.