New York

James Macdonald: 'Annie Baker is a poet of lost souls'
The director of the UK premiere of Annie Baker's John explains what draws him to specific playwrights, the furore around the premiere of Sarah Kane's Blasted and how he came to theatre
New York round up: A best new musical in The Band's Visit and will Waitress cross the pond?
Michael Coveney reports back from the Big Apple, where new shows and British talent are making waves
Are theatre programmes the best way to plant plays in context?
After a visit to the High Line in New York, Matt Trueman asks whether enough is done to make sure people know enough about the context of a show
Casting announced for Emma Rice's musical Romantics Anonymous
The show is an adaptation of the French-Belgian film Les Emotifs Anonymes
Review: On the Town (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre)
Drew McOnie directs the classic Broadway musical about three sailors docking in New York for a day
Top 5 theatre openings: 1 - 7 May
From Angels in America to The Ferryman there are some very big shows opening this week
Photos: First look at Ragtime at Charing Cross Theatre
The musical is currently in previews and opens next week
Matt Trueman: Is music the most powerful thing in theatre?
Matt Trueman on music's ability to transport you straight back into the theatre
Sadiq Khan drops in on Hamilton and Sweeney Todd
The Mayor of London took in some theatre on a recent tour of the US
Photos: Kate Moss and Sadie Frost at Britten in Brooklyn opening
The production opened at Wilton's Music Hall on Friday