A laboured metaphor for mercilessness: Francesca Peschier reviews a new production of Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s The Wasp.
Francesca Peschier discovers polyamory and queer domesticity in a current-feeling revival of Kevin Elyot’s 1982 play.
Drink and dullness: Corrie Tan reviews John Tiffany’s revival of Jim Cartwright’s Road.
Stuff – just – happens: Miriam Gillinson reviews Conor McPherson’s new play based around Bob Dylan songs.
Order, order: Rosemary Waugh reviews Lucy Kirkwood’s new play at the National Theatre
A question of responsibility: Maddy Costa reviews Josette Bushell-Mingo performing at the Young Vic.
Let them eat cake: Brendan Macdonald reviews Oliver Cotton’s new play.
‘An injury to one is the concern of all’: Francesca Peschier reviews Kieran Hurley’s new show.
Maracas ’n’ all: Sally Hales reviews Matthew Dunster’s Mexican Much Ado About Nothing.
The isolation of the young and the lost: Gillian Greer reviews the 20th anniversary production of Enda Walsh’s first play.
Patties of human flesh: Hannah Greenstreet can’t get the smell of cooking meat out of her nostrils after Sarah Kosar’s “visceral, disgust-provoking” two-hander.
Raucous, colourful and exhilarating: Simon Gwynn reviews Matthew Dunster and Timothy Sheader’s al fresco adaptation of Dickens’ classic novel.
The price of buying a baby: Bridget Minamore reviews Vivienne Franzmann’s new play about surrogacy.
Going round the houses: Rosemary Waugh reviews Helen Edmundson’s play about the British monarch.
A very specific evolutionary niche: Ka Bradley reviews Figs in Wigs at the Battersea Arts Centre.