The week in pictures: 12 - 18 August
Opening nights for Jesus Christ Superstar, Hairspray, and, of course, Hamilton in Los Angeles all made this week's top pics
What to see at the National Theatre's River Stage this year
We round up some of the highlights of this year's programme
Rufus Norris: "The River Stage is political, it's owned by the nation and it's for everyone"
We chat to the NT's artistic director about the free outdoor festival, which runs every weekend from 28 July to 28 August
Review: Returning to Reims (HOME, MIF)
Schaub├╝hne's Thomas Ostermeier adapts Didier Eribon's bestselling memoir for this world premiere at MIF
Exclusive: John Dagleish and George Maguire to reunite for concert
The pair both won an Olivier Award for their performance in Sunny Afternoon
All you need to know about National Theatre's River Stage festival
The line-up for this year's festival has been announced
New Uncle Vanya and Annie Baker revival announced in latest HOME season
The UK tour of Duncan Macmillan's People, Places and Things will also commence at the Manchester venue
Review: The Emperor (Young Vic)
Kathryn Hunter reunites with Colin Teevan and Walter Meierjohann on this new play about Haile Selassie
World premieres of Ghosts and City of Glass in new HOME season
Niamh Cusack will star in a new version of Ibsen's play, while Duncan Macmillan adapts Paul Auster's novel
On Corporation Street (HOME, Manchester)
ANU and HOME's new show marks the twentieth anniversary of the bombing of Manchester by the Provisional IRA