Graft, grit and glitter: Francesca Peschier writes on the shifting layers of Emma Rice’s retelling of Angela Carter’s story.
Same old story: Nina Raine’s play ends up reaffirming a depressingly familiar set of stereotypes about childless women.
‘Shrödinger’s gender’: Lilith Wozniak on Wils Wilson’s lucid, playful production of Twelfth Night.
Death and birth: Lilith Wozniak reviews a double bill of new work developed through Bristol Old Vic’s Ferment programme.
Visions of the future: Unlimited Theatre and RashDash collaborate on a whirlwind of speculative scenarios on technology and the body.
‘Dream space’: Catherine Love reviews Sarah Frankcom’s fresh, insightful take on the 20th Century American staple
Dancing shadows: Colin Dunne’s tribute to Tommie Potts’ ‘undanceable’ 1972 album is a meditation on absence and time.
Punching up: Joy Wilkinson’s play is an exhilarating trip into an imagined world of Victorian women’s boxing.
As Matthew Lopez’s gay epic transfers from the Young Vic to the West End, Frey Kwa Kawking writes on its sprawling, compassionate glory.
A bad trip: Eve Allin writes on Leo Butler’s surreal new play for Told by An Idiot.
Pleasure seekers: Freddie Machin writes on a warm, welcoming, and thoroughly enjoyable night of Blackpool burlesque.
Crafty schemes: Druid’s production brings out all the gallows humour of Shakespeare’s play.
Agonising testimonies: Deirdre Kinahan’s new play is a densely plotted exploration of assault and speaking out.
Uncanny valley: David Hare’s satire of Labour politics might be set in the present day, but it belongs in another era.
‘a jumble – not necessarily in a constructive, interesting or interrogative way’: Amy Borsuk reviews Jude Christian’s mashup of Shakespearean tragedies