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Patsy Ferran and Luke Thallon deliver powerful performances in Camp Siegfried, Bess Wohl’s coming of age story set at a Nazi summer camp on Long Island
Inherited family trauma brings laughter, tears and bloodshed: Aleshea Harris’ revenge play Is God Is comes to the Royal Court in the hands of director Ola Ince
Amy Adams makes her West End debut in Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie. Jeremy Herrin directs the production from new company Second Half Productions
In this West End musical, the six wives of Henry VIII are queens of pop reclaiming their narrative
Frozen glitters at the West End’s Theatre Royal Drury Lane, where a cast led by Samantha Barks and Stephanie McKeon bring to life the sisterhood-championing story
Days after playing Hamlet, Sir Ian McKellen stars in The Cherry Orchard at Theatre Royal Windsor, alongside Jenny Seagrove, Steven Berkoff and Francesca Annis
Jessie Buckley and Eddie Redmayne star in director Rebecca Frecknall’s revival of Cabaret, staged inside an intimate reconstruction of the musical’s Kit Kat Club
Punchdrunk’s Felix Barrett and Maxine Doyle on the company’s major new London show, The Burnt City, an immersive extravaganza based on the fall of Troy
Award-winning playwright Winsome Pinnock provides poignancy and fury in her epic on slavery, legacy and representation
Ida Rubinstein: The Final Act celebrates the early 20th-century dancer, actress and patron of the arts, who became a scandalous figure in Belle Époque Paris
Northwest London's literary queen Zadie Smith pens her first play, giving a Willesden twist to Chaucer's Wife of Bath
The ultimate children's storybook on stage has all our favourite characters, brought together for a Christmas family show
Lily Allen makes her West End debut in 2:22 – A Ghost Story: a hair-raising, contemporary take on a classic dramatic genre, directed by Matthew Dunster
The Globe’s Associate Artistic Director Sean Holmes presents a Twelfth Night that sparkles with gender fluidity, astute comic timing and nostalgic Americana
Timothy Sheader and Drew McOnie’s Carousel glitters with stand-out performances but struggles to right the play’s troubling forgiveness of domestic violence
After impressing in Bath, Richard Eyre's production of Blithe Spirit transfers to the West End, with Jennifer Saunders starring
Kathleen Marshall’s show-stopping revival of Anything Goes glides across the Atlantic to perk up the spirits of a London recovering from pandemic blues
Mark Rylance reprises his role in 'the greatest play of the century' as Jerusalem returns to the London stage in 2022
Ralph Fiennes’ stage adaptation of TS Eliot’s Four Quartets comes to the West End’s Harold Pinter Theatre after impressing at Theatre Royal Bath
Trailblazing director Ola Ince delivers a contemporary take on Romeo & Juliet at Shakespeare’s Globe, marrying scenes with stats on a broad range of social justice issues
Nicholas Hytner will transform Philip Pullman's La Belle Sauvage into a play at The Bridge Theatre in time for Christmas
The superlative stage production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to London for a seven-week run at the Troubadour Theatre, Wembley Park
After impressing on Broadway, the stage musical of Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge brings spectacular spectacular theatre to London in autumn 2021
Most promising playwright nominee Al Smith returns to the Royal Court with a dark comedy exploring radical ideas and cultural differences
Helmed by Stephen Daldry and Good Chance Theatre, The Walk sees a giant puppet of a Syrian refugee travel from her homeland to the UK in search of her mother
The RSC brings The Mirror and the Light, the final installment of Hilary Mantel’s celebrated Wolf Hall trilogy, to the West End stage
Saoirse Ronan steps into the murderous shoes of Lady Macbeth at the Almeida, playing opposite her Mary Queen of Scots co-star James McArdle
Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly bring pint-sized revolution to the stage in Matilda, the Musical.
Andrew Lloyd Webber and Killing Eve writer Emerald Fennell reinvent the fairytale format with a new Cinderella musical
Michael Ball reprises his role as Edna Turnblad in an all-new West End production of Hairspray
The 2021 Summer Season at Shakespeare’s Globe includes a revival of the theatre’s hit 2019 production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Sean Holmes
Extended due to popular demand: this utterly heart-warming musical about those stranded in the aftermath of 9/11 will restore your faith in humanity