Two upcoming films celebrate the Soviet sensation who became an icon in the West at the very height of the Cold War
Ivo van Hove will direct the production
Hamilton, Fun Home, Suffrageddon, Sylvia, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, and Misty aren’t traditional musicals – their scores are hip hop, pop, R&B, soul, grime, garage and funk
A disappointing programme of plotless dances, and moods rather than narratives
Some of the satire and bite of the cult high school movie has been replaced by snark and camp in this otherwise vivacious musical
Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Shantala Shivalingappa's show is playful, affectionate and curious.
A new season of his one-act plays will show that time is proving the playwright right about democracy, fear and the super-rich, says Sarah Crompton
'I had to give a decent reading of the script. You make sure you’re heard and that you’re going at the right pace'
Scottish Dance Theatre's Velvet Petal is packed with vivid images of seduction, transformation and discovery
It would be a real shame if his on-stage claim to be retiring from standup is true, because his point of view is fresh and his set was honest and enjoyable
Sticks and Stones (★★★☆☆), Island Town (★★★★☆), Blackthorn (★★★★☆), The Political History of Smack and Crack (★★★★☆)
Usually, Audrey II is brought to life by a feat of stagecraft. So why cast a living, breathing drag queen in the role? It’s all in the service of director Maria Aberg’s determinedly anti-realist, subversive approach, and because drag is having a crossover moment
Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's tongue-in-cheek 1982 musical tells the Faustian story of a hapless Skid Row florist who wins love, fame and fortune when he cultivates a rampantly bloodthirsty plant
Alan Mencken and Howard Ashman's tongue-in-cheek 1982 musical tells the Faustian story of a hapless Skid Row florist who wins love, fame and fortune when he cultivates a rampantly bloodthirsty plant
Lyn Gardner reviews 'Midsummer' (★★★☆☆), 'What Girls are Made of' (★★★★☆), 'My Left Right Foot' (★★★★☆)