Theatre

Ella Hickson’s new play is a clever—and technically inventive—portrayal of East Germany in the 1960s

Willy Loman is back in town, still pursuing the American dream, while Ibsen’s unhappy ghosts return too

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

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

The Oberammergau Passion Play, put on once a decade, has been a community effort for over 400 years

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