Top 5 theatre openings this week: 25 April - 1 May
Show Boat sails into London and the Donmar presents a new Nick Payne play in this week's top picks
Robert Hastie appointed artistic director at Sheffield Theatres
Hastie takes over from Daniel Evans who leaves to run Chichester Festival Theatre
Malcolm Sinclair and Chris Peluso join the West End cast of Show Boat
The Sheffield Crucible production transfers to the New London Theatre next month
5 minutes with: Richard Wilson: 'theatre should be about the society we are living in'
Director Richard Wilson on his production of Richard Bean's new snooker play The Nap - staged at the home of the snooker world championships - and the 'dreaded phrase'
Rachel Tackley appointed executive director of Chichester Festival Theatre
Tackley will share the leadership of Chichester with Daniel Evans from September
Daniel Evans announces final Sheffield Theatres season
Productions include a new version of Lady Chatterley's Lover and Annie Get Your Gun