Glyndebourne's eerily appropriate setting ensures Britten's opera makes a fresh impact, says John Allison
We are in danger of making the question of gender in the theatre much more problematic than it needs to be, says Rupert Christiansen
Four short Ashton works performed to near-perfection show why ballet matters, says Laura Thomson
The bane of the modern stage actor's life is, of course, the mobile phone, writes Michael Simkins
Chekhov without an interval? It sounds like a wanton exercise in sadism against the bladder.
This musical will leave you wondering whether to clap or beat yourself up
A play about four colleagues marooned on a Cumbrian island goes nowhere, says Tim Walker
Do outdoor team-building weekends ever work? Do they produce tightly bonded managers who have felt on their racing pulses the power of communication, delegation and clear visionary goals? Or are they remarkably effective ways of bringing out one's inner fuming-misanthrope to whom seceding from the entire species now seems to a jolly appealing “objective”.
A new play at the Tricycle Theatre is full of insight but not quite spooky enough, says Laura Barnett