Manchester Royal Exchange

Michael Boyd: 'We should embrace Chekhov's end-of-the-pier spirit'
The director of the upcoming revival of The Cherry Orchard explains why it took him so long to get to Chekhov
Review: Black Men Walking (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Eclipse Theatre's show opens in Manchester ahead of a UK tour
Edinburgh review: Cosmic Scallies (Summerhall)
Jackie Hagan's new play visits the inhabitants of Skelmersdale
Meet the West End cast of Hamilton
As the final lead actors are confirmed to play in the upcoming London production of Lin Manuel Miranda's musical, we list who they are and what they've done so far
Review: Persuasion (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Jeff James's adaptation of Jane Austen's novel brings us closer to the characters and reawakens the original's satire
Review: The House of Bernarda Alba (Manchester Royal Exchange)
Lorca's play is staged by Graeae artistic director Jenny Sealey
Top 5 theatre openings: 6 - 12 February
We round up the productions you should be buying tickets for this week
Review: Breaking the Code (Royal Exchange)
Robert Hastie directs Hugh Whitemore's play about the genius mathematician
Review: A Streetcar Named Desire (Royal Exchange, Manchester)
Maxine Peake stars as the Southern belle in Tennessee Williams' play
Sarah Crompton: Why is theatre so silent on the subject of mothers?
After watching the new TV series Motherland, Sarah Crompton reflects on the absence of mothers on stage