Review: Come From Away at Phoenix Theatre

Hope and pain: Hailey Bachrach writes on a hit musical following the fates of the 'plane people' who landed in Newfoundland, post 9/11.

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No Sleep Till Brexit

Sleepwalk Collective's Sammy Metcalfe writes on the impact of Brexit on the company, and why they're throwing a festival of work in Spain.

11 February


Review: 9 to 5 – The Musical at Savoy Theatre

Diamonds in a rhinestone world: Francesca Peschier writes on Dolly Parton's musical theatre extravaganza.

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Review: An American Clock at The Old Vic

The roaring twenties: J N Benjamin writes on Arthur Miller's suspenseful drama of an America in decline.

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Review: All About Eve at Noël Coward Theatre

Pure artifice: Ava Wong Davies writes on Ivo van Hove's stylish, performative recasting of the backstage movie.

17 February


Review: Berberian Sound Studio, Donmar Warehouse

The screams are real: Hannah Greenstreet writes on Tom Scutt and Joel Horwood's chilling exploration of cinematic horror and aural illusions.

17 February


Alice Saville

Vault Odyssey: Hard Relate

Alice Saville writes on ideas of relatability and representation in three Vault Festival shows.

Maddy Costa

A People’s Theatre for Brighton

"This is a social justice issue": Maddy Costa talks to Naomi Alexander about community and participation as she relaunches Brighton People's Theatre.

Kitty Drake

Magic Mike Live

"I want it too much": Kitty Drake writes on Channing Tatum's West End stripshow/phenomenon, and what it says about female sexual hunger.

Francesca Peschier

Paula Varjack’s Retail Theatre

As Marie Kondo fever sets in, Paula Varjack explains how her new show The Cult of K*nzo explores the performativeness of shopping.

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Review: No Miracles Here at Northern Stage, Newcastle

Keep the faith: Tracey Sinclair reviews the The Letter Room's uplifting, music-filled performance about overcoming depression.

16 February


Review: Mother Courage and Her Children at the Royal Exchange, Manchester

Mixed messages: Aniqah Choudhri reviews a dystopian, future-set adaptation of Brecht's political parable.

16 February


Review: Cuckoo at Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, Brighton

Untranslatable: Henry Gleaden writes on Jaha Koo's melancholy performance about the personal impact of South Korea's financial crisis.

15 February


Review: BLUE at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff

A familiar family: Ben Kulvichit writes on Chippy Lane Production's new play and its echoes of 20th Century American playwrights

13 February

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23 January

Why I chose anonymity

The author of 'Everywoman' at Vault Festival writes on her decision to remain anonymous, and on how gender influences ideas of what counts as a 'universal' story.

18 January
Colin Hambrook

Brownton Abbey

Tarik Elmoutawakil, creative producer at Brighton's Marlborough Theatre, talks about creating a 'space church' for disabled, queer, trans and non-binary people of colour.

16 January
Rosemary Waugh

Malaprop Theatre: “We didn’t want to make a show that would be One More Thing To Feel Shit About”

Malaprop Theatre's approach mixes big ideas with bags of quirky warmth. They talk politics, Irish theatre, and collaborative working ahead of their stint at Vault.

12 January
Fergus Morgan

James Graham and The Uncivil War

Playwright James Graham's Brexit telly drama was met with a storm of media fury. Here's Fergus Morgan on what it says about our expectations of drama on TV.