Mr Burns

Looking back: Michael Coveney's theatre review of 2014

Our chief critic reflects on his theatrical highs and lows of the past 12 months

Catherine Love: My theatre highlights of the year so far

As awards season approaches, Catherine Love looks back at some of the best productions to take to the stage this year

A few of my favourite things: Dogfight's Jamie Muscato

The actor counts eating in the dark, 1984 and Phillip Seymour Hoffman among his favourite things

Catherine Love: In praise of confusion

There's always a place for carefully crafted narrative, but why are we so keen for theatre to make sense all the time?

Mr Burns divides the critics
By Alexandria Pliskaner

The Almeida's production of Anne Washburn's 'post-electric' play, which sees a group of apocalypse survivors attempt to recreate an episode of The Simpsons, was either 'brilliantly inventive' or 'excruciating'

Mr Burns (Almeida)

Anne Washburn's Simpsons-infused apocalyptic saga is another feather in the cap of Rupert Goold's Almeida

Theatre highlights of the week: Lily Cole opens in Last Days of Troy and Twelve Angry Men closes

Lots of exciting things happening this week as part of LIFT and two West End closures