Promised kingdoms: Verity Healey reviews Athena Stevens’ work at the Finborough Theatre.
A beautiful evening? Catherine Love discusses Northern Ballet’s performance at Transform ’16.
“Overly ambitious”: Kate Wyver reviews Peepolykus’s adaptation of Flaubert.
“Anything but a misery-fest”: Julia Rank reviews Show Boat at the start of its new West End run.
“Sheer entertainment”: Brendan Macdonald reviews Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales at the Soho Theatre.
“How do we remember it?” Chris McCormack attends Louise Lowe’s Dublin-based promenade work commemorating the Easter Rising.
Updating the Shakespearian operating system: Tim Bano reviews Ivo van Hove’s reprogramming of Shakespeare.
“A fantastical tale about a family who live forever that does not deliver the on-stage magic needed to make this musical immortal.”
“Who the fuck is Thomas Aikenhead?” Catherine Love reviews Told by an Idiot’s latest production.
“A ferocious physical and psychological battle”: Christine Irvine reviews Frances Poet’s adaptation of August Strindberg.
“To build an exhibition around a primarily aural experience is nothing if not audacious” – Ruth Garde reviews the Wellcome Collection’s free exploration of speech, song and performance.
“But. But but but. We have to talk about the production’s sexual politics.” Rafaella Marcus takes on Jamie Lloyd’s Doctor Faustus.
What do you most want to see on stage? Holly Williams reviews Chris Goode & Company at Transform ’16
Aftershock and rehabilitation: Brendan Macdonald reviews Chips Hardy’s study of war.
“Answering death with disco”: Anna Winter reviews BalletBoyz’s double bill at Sadler’s Wells.