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Sir David Suchet looks back on Poirot, Iago, Salieri, and more
A surge in coronavirus infections toppled production after production, but two stage adaptations — of a movie and a blockbuster novel — recovered and endure.
Chilean writer Pablo Manzi brings his dark vision of human behaviour to the Royal Court, directed by Sam Pritchard.
Olivier Award-winner John Dagleish takes the title role in Alexander Knott's murky, angled take on Dickens's long-suffering clerk
Tamsin Greig inherits Maureen Lipman's original role in Alan Plater's portrait of the onetime literary agent and legend
Camp Siegfried, Cabaret, and Lisa Dwan as Beckett's Winnie among the year's best theatre in London.
The Times’s three European theater critics pick their favorite productions of the year — plus a turkey apiece for the festive season.
A London production starring Eddie Redmayne pulls the audience into a hedonistic milieu. Then things get dark.
Jasper Britton, Ria Jones and Caroline Langrishe in Alan Bennett's 1973 comedy about mortality, directed by Patrick Marber
James Graham’s new play draws parallels between the bad-tempered 1968 debates between William F. Buckley and Gore Vidal and the rancorous public arena of today.
Hattie Ladbury in superlative form as a gender-flipped Duke, with Georgia Landers as Isabella
RIP Stephen Sondheim, who has died age 91
The master of musicals remembered, and revered
Stephen Mangan is the best Scrooge yet, with Oli Higginson and Rachel John amongst those lending sterling support
Two London productions that play fast and loose with their literary sources lack the theatrical magic of another show that gives viewers the original, unadorned.
Arthur Darvill as Henry Finn in Royal Court play dogged by controversy; Hamish Pirie directs
Alex Mugnaioni gives a breakout performance in London premiere of 2018 Broadway play
Much-traveled musical needs a narrative makeover - but the songs are cool
Lizzy Connolly stars in a musical in search of music, and a point-of-view
On British stages, Saoirse Ronan, Cush Jumbo and Ian McKellen present contrasting approaches to Shakespeare and Chekhov.
An ageless Stockard Channing excels in fitfully effective revival of Marsha Norman Pulitzer winner
Ian Shaw plays his late father, 'Jaws' co-star Robert Shaw, in a play the younger Shaw has co-written
Tom Mothersdale excels yet again, this time at the Donmar and directed by Elayce Ismail
Suzan-Lori Parks has tweaked her Off Broadway play to mixed results
"I can't sleep": So goes the fateful opening line of White Noise, the Suzan-Lori Parks play disturbing enough to spark ma…
A new work by Caryl Churchill, the final installment in Hilary Mantel’s Cromwell saga and a Larry Kramer play deploy their running times with varied success.
Sophie Stanton in 25th anniversary revival of Ayub Khan Din's debut play
Ovid comes to refreshed life courtesy 3 playwrights, 2 directors, and 4 actors
The Olivier winner and Tony nominee returns to the historical well
Bess Wohl two-hander gets a superlative production
A stealthily powerful play gets the production of its dreams in Camp Siegfried, which marks a high-profile UK presence for the American wr…
Aleshea Harris play has a powerful UK debut at the Royal Court
“Frozen” and “Back to the Future: The Musical” are sure to please fans of the original screen works, without offering much more of interest.