‘A quiet warning that it’s wise to believe women, even when doing so challenges your worldview’: Sally Hales writes on Katori Hall’s play about the visions of three Rwandan school girls.
‘The twitch of the familiar’: Ka Bradley writes on Boy Blue’s new dance piece exploring grief.
A web of allusions: Hannah Greenstreet unpicks the intricacies of Caryl Churchill’s four-play cycle.
Emotive notes: Alice Saville responds to Dave Malloy’s passionate symphonic musical with a review in four movements.
“Get in, losers, we’re going capital-W Weird”: Ava Wong Davies writes on Lisa D’Amour’s startling, dreamlike story of female adolescence.
People watching: Verity Healey writes on Alexander Zeldin’s compelling study of a community centre.
Bad blood: Frey Kwa Hawking writes on Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s play about “the almost unbelievable political and humanitarian mess” of China’s plasma trade.
“Chaotic, rewarding and tiring”: Simon Gwynn writes on Maya Arad Yasur’s surreal narrative of Amsterdam’s hidden history.
‘A whirling, inescapable funhouse of micro and macroaggressions’: Ava Wong Davies writes on Tanika Gupta’s new adaptation of Ibsen’s play, relocated to colonial India.
Bearing witness: Brendan MacDonald writes on Dael Orlandersmith’s powerful one-woman show, constructed from interviews conducted following the shooting of Michael Brown.
Typical?: Lily Levinson writes on Ryan Cameron Calais’s monologue, which explores the devastating consequences of institutional racism.
Say my name: Frey Kwa Hawking writes on Chiaroscuro, the last production in the Bush Theatre’s Passing the Baton series.
Unreliable narratives: Rosemary Waugh writes on Lucy Prebble’s metatheatrical story of Litvinenko’s poisoning.
“Are we laughing with them? At them? What exactly is so funny?” Amy Borsuk writes on the awkward humour of Selladoor’s revival of Falsettos.
Pushing back the tide: Emily Davis writes on Florian Zeller’s study of depression.