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Review: Hairspray (Birmingham Hippodrome)
By Diane Parkes
Rebecca Mendoza stars as Tracy Turnblad in this heart-warming musical in which good wins over evil
Top 5 openings of the week: 9 to 15 October
Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein arrives in London, while Simon Stephens has two plays staged
Julian Glover, Kara Tointon and Florian Zeller attend opening night of The Lie
Florian Zeller's comedy opened at the Menier Chocolate Factory last night
Cast announced for UK tour of The Winslow Boy
Aden Gillett and Tessa Peake-Jones will star in the show
Review: Giulio Cesare [Parts 1 & 2] (Hackney Empire and tour)
Rome meets Egypt as ETO performs Handel's lengthy opera across two evenings
Joe McElderry: 'I didn't think I'd be an actor because I struggled with confidence'
The star of the UK tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat answers 20 questions on the show and his past
Verity Bargate Award shortlist announced
A winner will be picked from the shortlist of six new plays
Review: Hedda Gabler (Theatre Royal Plymouth)
Lizzy Watts stars in this touring production of the National Theatre's adaptation
Review: The Lie (Menier Chocolate Factory)
Samantha Bond and Alexander Hanson star in Florian Zeller's comedy about marriage and dishonesty
Review: Dardanus (Hackney Empire and tour)
English Touring Opera presents a rarely-heard 18th-century opera by Rameau