Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (Lyttelton Theatre, National)
Sharon D. Clarke stars in the show about the Chicago blues singer
Red Velvet (Garrick Theatre)
Adrian Lester stars as Ira Aldridge in the play's West End transfer
L'√Čtoile (Royal Opera House)
Chabrier's comic opera makes its first appearance at Covent Garden
A Raisin in the Sun (Sheffield Crucible)
Lorraine Hansberry's groundbreaking play runs in Sheffield before a tour
Iphigenia in Splott (Temporary Theatre, National)
Gary Owen's superb monologue will stay with you for days
Minotaur (Unicorn Theatre)
Adam Peck's show for ages eight and up is a plain retelling of the minotaur myth
Kite (Soho Theatre)
The Wrong Crowd premiere their new show at Soho Theatre as part of LIMF
Circa: The Return - (Barbican Centre)
Circa bring their new contemporary circus show to the Barbican
Escaped Alone (Royal Court)
James Macdonald directs Caryl Churchill's new dark comedy
Found and Lost (Corinthia Hotel, London)
A novel operatic journey through a busy London hotel