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Top 5 theatre openings this week: 28 March - 3 April
James Norton, Lesley Manville and Sian Phillips feature in this week's major openings
Test your theatre knowledge: Broadway transfers
Ahead of Dreamgirls arriving in the UK, our quiz this week is on shows from across the pond
Max Stafford-Clark: 'I had no vision for this play at all'
By Max Stafford-Clark
The artistic director of theatre company Out of Joint explains why his latest play, a production of Beckett's seminal work for radio All That Fall, has the audience blindfolded
My Top 5 Showtunes: Don Black
The lyricist tell us the musical numbers he couldn't live without
Raz (Trafalgar Studios)
James Cartwright delivers a high-octane performance in this play about modern Britain
Comeback Special (Shoreditch Town Hall)
Greg Wohead's new show is an attempt to recreate Elvis's iconic gig
Reasons to be Happy (Hampstead Theatre)
Neil LaBute's play is directed by Michael Attenborough
Amber Riley and Cyndi Lauper to appear at the Olivier Awards
The Dreamgirls star and Kinky Boots composer will join Kit Harington, Carrie Hope Fletcher and more as part of the ceremony
Don't Sleep There Are Snakes (Park Theatre)
Simple8's 90-minute production is a comedy of linguistics and misunderstanding