Reviews

Review: Dirty Dancing (Phoenix Theatre)
The stage adaptation of the 1987 film arrives in the West End for a limited run
Review: Strictly Ballroom (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
By James Willstrop
This musical version of Baz Luhrman's film is directed and choreographed by Drew McOnie
Review: Once in a Lifetime (Young Vic)
Harry Enfield makes his stage debut in the revival of this screwball Hollywood comedy
Review: Il trovatore (Royal Opera House)
A rapid return for Covent Garden's 2016 staging of Verdi's popular opera
Review: Beauty on the Piste (Above the Stag)
By Chris Doyle
The Above the Stag panto is not your usual family-friendly Christmas affair
Review: Thebes Land (Arcola)
Sergio Bianco's play is a mix of truth and fiction about a man who killed his own father with a fork
Review: Pinocchio (King's Head Theatre)
Charles Court Opera returns to the King's Head for their tenth annual 'boutique' pantomime
Review: Peter Pan (Olivier, National Theatre)
Sally Cookson's take on JM Barrie's boy who never grew up stars Paul Hilton
Review: Licensed to Ill (Southwark Playhouse)
This tribute to the Beastie Boys is a heartfelt bundle of energy and anarchy
Review: The Seven Acts of Mercy (Swan Theatre)
Anders Lustgarten's new play follows a retired dock worker and his grandson, and plays over a period of 400 years