An exquisite dance program from Lyon Opera Ballet raises Beethoven’s greatest masterpiece to new levels of sublimity.
The Tempest in a tent. Four actors playing 20-plus characters. Hilarious, high-speed, on-stage costume changes. Could Shakespeare be any more fun? ★★★★★
The wicked humour of 17th-century Punch and Judy shows is given a topical twist in writer-director Mirrah Foulkes’ quirky exploration of domestic violence and showbiz sexism.
Life, the universe and everything; Vessel takes on big philosophical ideas and delivers a mind-blowing, other-worldly experience.
Director Kate Champion’s bold revival of Arthur Miller’s Greek-tragedy-inspired drama A View From the Bridge draws out the timeless, elemental forces at play, allowing them to speak directly to a contemporary audience.