Anne McElvoy

Anne McElvoy

A new production of Betrayal reminds us of the playwright’s insights into male relationships

Joshua Harmon’s new play about the struggle to get into top American universities could not be more timely

The classic Tartuffe transposed to Highgate provides a witty commentary on post-crash London

New plays on Broadway and at the Royal Court take on gay coming of age and corporal punishment

The brave dissident East German singer and songwriter still standing up for freedom

A new play about a bereaved London Caribbean family avoids the preachiness of much contemporary drama

George Gershwin’s masterpiece is revealed in all its splendour by ENO’s sprightly new co-production

Stephen Karam’s Broadway hit about a family at the mercy of the market resonates in London too

The American director Bartlett Sher has restaged two classical musicals with style and panache

Little theatres like the Donmar and Jermyn Street are important venues for attracting new audiences