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While marquee productions have featured star turns from Ian McKellen and Alan Cumming, smaller shows deal with contemporary life.
Shakespeare’s valedictory, to comply with the received scholarship on this climactic play of his, lands with muted force in Sean Holmes’s curate’s egg of a production – engaging and …
Julian Ovenden and Joanna Ampil in Rodgers & Hammerstein classic directed by Daniel Evans, Ovenden's former castmate in Merrily We Roll Along two decades ago
Long-aborning musical still has a leg or two further to go
There's further training, shall we say, still needed on 101 Dalmatians, the much-delayed show that marks the second consecutive mu…
Kate Fleetwood as Cruella de Vil in a show in need of further shaping
Joshua Harmon's Off Broadway play resurfaces in London for a shouty revival headed by newcomer Rosie Yadid
Scott Karim and Irfan Shamji reprise their 2019 stage partnership in a new play set between Kolkata, India, and the UK and directed by Milli Bhatia
Last summer's hit Cole Porter revival is itself now revived, now with Kerry Ellis as Reno Sweeney, replacing Sutton Foster
Ella Hunt gives a breakout performance opposite Jack Farthing in patchy 25th anniversary revival of Patrick Marber's London and Broadway play.
In London, a new play about President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia and a revival of “The Seagull” explore undercurrents of pain.
Two new plays, “The Southbury Child” and “Mad House,” explore domestic discord with contrasting degrees of success.
Kathryn Hunter revisits Lear in a patchy production that co-stars Hunter's boss, Globe artistic director Michelle Terry
Broadway entry from 2017 is the rare sequel that richly delivers
Slamming the door on experience comes with repercussions in A Doll's House, Part 2, the thrilling Broadway entry from Americ…
Siena Kelly in superb form in a play by newcomer Dave Davidson - or maybe not .....
Tinuke Craig directs Sule Rimi and a fine ensemble in early August Wilson drama
The updated musical version of the popular film challenges preconceived notions about the protagonist’s appearance. A take on “Oklahoma!” similarly offers a twist on a classic.
Sirine Saba is Agrippina and Nathaniel Curtis Britannicus in rare sighting of 17th-century classic by Racine, directed by Atri Banerjee
In a rare stage outing for the actor, in London, she plays the central character in Tennessee Williams’s play as more of a fusspot than a harridan.
Adam Gillen, the National's recent Mozart in Amadeus, plays the much-married English monarch in anarchic Amy Hodge production
Jodie Comer, from the TV series “Killing Eve,” makes a thrilling stage debut in “Prima Facie” on London’s West End.
Anne-Marie Duff shines in overly sprawling, diffuse play set between 1965 and 2019
Bernadette Peters, Michael Ball, Imelda Staunton and more led a legendary one-off concert in honour of a musical theatre legend
Mark Rylance is back in a role that won him a Tony more than a decade ago. But this London production isn’t just coasting on past kudos.
The immersive theater company’s production invites up to 600 spectators to roam freely around a loose re-creation of the siege of Troy’s aftermath.
Off Broadway hit builds to a furious climax in London bow
Inspiration jostles irritation in Marys Seacole, Jackie Sibblies Drury's Off Broadway hit from 2019 that has arrived at the Donmar …
Francis Mayli McCann is the reason for being of this London musical engagement, following its concert debut on the West End in January
Mike Bartlett opens his third London play in quick succession, this one starring Rachael Stirling
In new works by English playwrights, the 45th U.S. president plots to become the 47th, and the New York urban planner Robert Moses loses his mind.
Robert Lindsay and Lisa Dillon in inter-generational family drama set in Manhattan.
Niche Sondheim gets an, um, no-trumpets-barred revival
Musicals don't get madder than Anyone Can Whistle, the 1964 Broadway flop from onetime West Side Story and Gypsy collaborators Stephen…
Rafe Spall and David Moorst headline London version of Broadway smash, alongside Tony winner Jim Norton as the Judge.