Odd occurrences: John Murphy reviews a surreal, funny adaptation of Finnish director Aki Kaurismäki’s 2002 film.
“There’s a definite gloss to this staging” – Rosemary Waugh writes on Marianne Elliott and Miranda Cromwell’s West End-ready take on Arthur Miller’s story.
Power play: James Varney writes on the dangerous games of Bert Lesca and Nasi Voutsas’ trilogy-ending follow-up to Eurohouse and Palmyra.
Liberal tragedy: Hannah Greenstreet reviews Jude, ‘a stylistically muddled’ take on Thomas Hardy’s Jude the Obscure.
James Varney writes on live art festival Transform, and explores how its line-up intertwines with the Leeds streets that surround it.
Shine on: Lauren Vevers reviews a galvanising coming-of-age story from rapper and actor Kema Sikazwe.
A destroyed room: Alice Saville writes on the dust-coated debates of Ibsen’s rarely staged play.
‘Where is the danger coming from?’: Emily Davis reviews Tabitha Mortiboy’s new play, which explores the impact of the male gaze on a queer female relationship.
‘A magic box of delights’: Tracey Sinclair reviews Frozen Light’s tactile, sensory show for audiences with profound and multiple learning disabilities.
Stitching stories: Catherine Love on Paula Varjack’s complicated love letter to fashion.
Deep cuts from DJ Anglerfish: Lilith Wozniak on The Wardrobe Ensemble’s latest instalment in their Seekers series for younger years.
‘A dark wonderland’: Aniqah Choudhri finds beauty in the flamenco, vaginas and talking toilets of Caroline Horton’s new family show.
Improbable feats: Ben Kulvichit writes on heroes and villains in Inua Ellams’ new play, which fuses Greek and Yoruba mythology.
‘Sharpness and spikiness’: Tracey Sinclair reviews Katie Arnstein’s nostalgia-laced debut show about a feminist coming-of-age.
‘The kind of beauty that leaves you feeling a little hopeless’: Rosemary Waugh reviews Rebecca Frecknall’s production of Three Sisters.