Reviews

Adriana Lecouvreur (Holland Park)
By Mark Valencia · 25 Jul 2014 · London

A rare outing for Cilea's romantic tunefest concludes this year's sun-kissed OHP festival in style

The Nether (Royal Court)
By Catherine Love · 25 Jul 2014 · London, Off-West End

Jennifer Haley's play offers an unsettling look at online ethics and the blurred line between the virtual and the real

Holes (Arcola Theatre)
By Charlotte Pegram · 24 Jul 2014 · London, Off-West End

Tom Basden's prescient play at the Arcola feels like a show of two halves

Holy Warriors (Shakespeare's Globe)
By Michael Coveney · 24 Jul 2014 · London, Off-West End

David Eldridge's epic new play looks at the history of religious conflict in the middle east

Shakespeare in Love (Noel Coward Theatre)
By Michael Coveney · 23 Jul 2014 · London, West End

The Oscar-winning film imagining the Bard as a young romantic hero flourishes on stage

Life's a Gatecrash (Greater Manchester Fringe Festival)
By Dave Cunningham · 23 Jul 2014 · Manchester

Terry Hughes' debut play is a tense and disturbing thriller

Der Rosenkavalier (Royal Albert Hall)
By Simon Thomas · 23 Jul 2014 · London

Glyndebourne's five-star triumph is repeated at the BBC Proms

The Two Gentlemen of Verona (RSC)

Simon Godwin's entertaining production makes a claim for this early comedy to return to the RSC's repertoire

Medea (NT Olivier)
By Michael Coveney · 22 Jul 2014 · London, West End

Helen McCrory gives a powerful performance in the title role of Carrie Cracknell's production

This Was A Man (Finborough Theatre)
By Alison Goldie · 21 Jul 2014 · London, Off-West End

Belinda Lang's production of Noel Coward's formally banned play could do with a retelling