A dark Danish fairy tale for ages eight and up that reveals its inner workings

Camille O’Sullivan gives the wronged Lucrece a powerful voice as Shakespeare’s text is condensed into 12 songs

Richard Maxwell takes the individuality, drama, poetry, mimesis, emphasis and virtuosity out of the story of a hero . . . so what’s left?

Frank McGuinness’s new play gives a glimpse of the pathology of the Irish patriarch and how its roots thrive despite the poison

Polish theatre director Janek Turkowski draws the audience into his mission to derive meaning from films he discovered depicting an unknown woman’s life

Delhi’s Tadpole Repertory, a company of modest means in one of the most populous cities on earth, tells the story of a face in the crowd

Help the writer deliver the best play possible. Get the basics right early. Do very little for a successful show, then claim the credit. Welcome to the tricks of the dramaturg’s trade

Nineteenth-century New England comes closer to home in Corn Exchange’s austerely beautiful production of Eugene O’Neill’s tragedy

This show for children keeps adult meddling to a minimum by keeping them out of the show

It has terrific comic performances, put a number of competing angles bring confusion rather than clarity to this show

This delicate production offers no easy solutions and leaves room for the audience’s own interpretations

Gare St Lazare Players take Beckett’s masterpiece away from more earthly concerns. Does Godot need more gravity?


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A series examining attitudes North and South about the future of the island

Inquests into the nightclub fire that led to the deaths of 48 people