Serious issues, plenty of humour: B. L. Sherrington is all made up by John Misto’s new three-handed comedy about two pioneers of the cosmetics industry.
My first theatre trip: Miriam Gillinson takes her two-year-old nephew to see Little Angel’s adaptation of Anna Kemp’s children’s book, and goes just a little bit bonkers.
Lee Anderson finds that Simon Stone’s new version of Three Sisters reduces the women of Chekhov’s original to “bit players in their own drama”.
A beautiful anomaly: Lorna Irvine on choreographer Marc Brew’s provocative hybrid of gig and dance.
An space for imaginations to wander: James Thierree’s surreal dance show is full of delights and enchantment.
A tenacious celebration of life: Brendan Macdonald watches all eight hours of Marianne Elliott’s much-hyped revival of Tony Kushner’s two-part gay fantasia on national themes.
And we wait: Andrew Edwards is both excruciatingly bored and enormously impressed by Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir’s inertia-ridden show.
So much room to breathe: Andrew Edwards spends hours at Siobhan Davies Dance’s multi-faceted installation at Tramway.
Here’s to you, Mrs Robinson: Adam Bruce is seduced Lucy Bailey’s revival of Terry Johnson’s stage adaptation of Charles Webb’s seminal novel.
Faeries, changelings, merrows and hawthorn trees: Chris McCormack dives into Irish folklore in Big Telly Theatre’s adaptation of Jane Talbot’s story collection.
A state of unbridled fury: Chris McCormack reviews Eva O’Connor’s new play about bitter enemies and unlikely friends.
An experience of great satisfaction: Maddy Costa reviews Thomas Adès opera adaptation of Luis Buñuel’s 1962 surrealist film.
Rita Kalnejais’ structurally inventive play is a story of uncomplicated first love in a very complicated world.
In the jungle of womanhood. Molly Grogan reviews Catherine Filloux’s newest play.
The future is snuffed out by the past: Miriam Gillinson reviews Jez Butterworth’s epic new Irish family saga.