Meaningful and lovely: Laura Wade’s exploration of ’50s domesticity swells into something surprisingly heartfelt.
Just your average guy… until he’s not: Rosemary Waugh reviews Claire van Kampen’s Othello.
Ian McKellan is exceptional in a King Lear that’s all about Lear.
American dreaming: Rosemary Waugh reviews the story of the Lehman brothers.
Intricately drawn: Alice Saville on the soaring, beautiful musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel.
A disordered kingdom: Ionesco’s play is an absurd meditation on mortality.
Warning: this review explodes. Hannah Greenstreet grapples with Rory Mullarkey’s new play.
Wild and beautiful: Frey Kwa Hawking writes on Sally Cookson’s moving adaptation of a story of grief.
“It was nice while it lasted”: Max Webster’s uncomplicated production is rudely interrupted by a certain Mr Donald Trump.
‘Blunt, sparse, and deeply seductive’: Freddie Machin reviews an evening of the music suppressed by the Nazis.
A fictitious, dreamlike vision of Ireland: Michael Grandage’s Martin McDonagh revival loses its way amid all the blood.
Immersive doesn’t begin to cover it: the West End transfer of Good Chance’s refugee drama is electrifying in its intimacy and honesty.
Francesca Peschier writes on the swooshing skirts and sumptuous spectacle of this “commendably self-aware” revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic.
‘Theatre as a kind of utopia’: Duška Radosavljević reviews Taylor Mac as part of LIFT 2018.
“Be a lady”: Maddy Costa reviews the Wooster Group’s staging of when Normal Mailer met with 1970s feminists.