Reviews

Il trovatore (Royal Opera House)
Verdi's revenge melodrama returns to Covent Garden in all its g(l)ory
Needles and Opium (Barbican)
Robert Lepage returns to the Barbican with the UK premiere of his production exploring addiction and disorientation
Cut (The Vaults)
Hannah Norris performs Australian playwright Duncan Graham's part installation, part noir thriller
Le nozze di Figaro (Glyndebourne)
Michael Grandage's sharp, sassy sixties (or is it seventies?) production is back
Queens of Syria (Young Vic)
Zoe Lafferty's production reminds us how much refugees leave behind
The Mighty Walzer (Manchester Royal Exchange)
By Mandy Martinez
Set in 1950s Manchester, the play follows Oliver who discovers his love for ping pong
Ordertorium: the app that brings drinks to your seat
By Chris Doyle
WhatsOnStage's sales manager Chris Doyle discovers you don't even have to go up to the bar to get a drink in a theatre these days
Ugly Lovely (Old Red Lion)
This debut play from Welsh writer Ffion Jones focuses on an unhappy young woman in Swansea
The Hamilton Complex (Unicorn Theatre)
Lies Pauwels' production for LIFT 2016 explores the mind of thirteen 13-year-old girls
Boys Will Be Boys (Bush Theatre)
Melissa Bubnic's satirical play explores what it means to be a woman in a man's world