Reviews

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (Unicorn Theatre)
By Colin Marks · 27 Nov 2014

The original story that inspired Tchaikovsky's ballet is reimagined for children

Once (Phoenix Theatre)
By Ben Hewis · 25 Nov 2014

Ronan Keating makes his theatrical debut in the stage adaptation of Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová's Oscar-winning film

Howie the Rookie (Barbican Pit)
By Jane Martin · 24 Nov 2014

Tom Vaughan-Lowler makes Mark O'Rowe's play his own

The Gospel According to the Other Mary (London Coliseum)
By Mark Valencia · 22 Nov 2014

Like El Niño before it, John Adams's new opera is really a staged concert piece - but it's a fine one

God Bless the Child (Royal Court)
By Theo Bosanquet · 21 Nov 2014

The Royal Court Upstairs becomes a classroom for Molly Davies' new play

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Savoy Theatre)
By Jane Martin · 21 Nov 2014

Fleecing women and outsmarting each other, the scoundrels are still ruling the Riviera in Jerry Mitchell's slick production

Albert Herring (Upstairs at the Gatehouse)
By Mark Valencia · 20 Nov 2014

Britten's chamber piece well served by Hampstead Garden Opera

L'elisir d'amore (Royal Opera House)
By Mark Valencia · 19 Nov 2014

Grigolo and Terfel headline a classy revival of this Covent Garden favourite

Behind the Beautiful Forevers (National Theatre)
By Michael Coveney · 19 Nov 2014

'A wise and witty evening that allows us to wallow in our own good fortune while enjoying the desperate plight of others, a classic and complicated privilege'

The Holly and the Ivy (Chelmsford – tour)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 18 Nov 2014

Michael Lunney's production of the play by Wynyard Browne has been rethought for this 18th year tour by Middle Ground.