Unreliable connection: Louise Jones reviews a series of short performances exploring isolation and togetherness, co-presented with Opera North.
‘An America that tears itself apart from the inside’: Louise Jones reviews imitating the dog’s shot-for-shot live remix of George Romero’s horror movie.
Glitz and glamour: Louise Jones reviews Le Gateau Chocolat and Jonny Woo’s loving lampooning of all things musical theatre.
A shadow over town: John Murphy reviews Charley Miles’ feminist-lensed play about the fear bred by the Yorkshire Ripper murders.
Tensions in the ring: Louise Jones on plot and character in a wrestling ring-set co-production between Red Ladder and The Dukes, Lancaster.
Thatcher’s children: Catherine Love reviews a stage adaptation of Bernard Hare’s Urban Grimshaw and the Shed Crew.
‘We have to stumble along the way and admit to our mistakes’: Catherine Love reviews Testament’s show about feminism and becoming a father.
Catherine Love reviews Daniel Bye’s new show about the “complex mix of complicity, complacency, fear and the desire to do something.”
A powerful, highly fitting homage to real stories: Adam Bruce reviews Zodwa Nyoni’s punchy, poetic paean to Leeds life.
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.
A low drone of anxiety: Catherine Love reviews El Conde de Torrefiel’s show as part of Transform 17.
A galvanising call to arms: Catherine Love reviews RashDash’s new show as part of Transform 17.
‘Hipster’, not ‘ipster’: Adam Bruce reviews Headlong’s modern update of Bernard Shaw’s famous work.
A glamorous alternative to panto: Adam Bruce reviews the premiere of Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom on stage.
Controlled chaos: Adam Bruce reviews David Wood’s adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Witches.