Theatre

Mark Strong gives an award-worthy performance as a Hercules brought low in A View from the Bridge

Two productions of Antigone show the elasticity of one of the most challenging plays in the canon

Despite its intractable subject matter, The Hard Problem is an elegant and ingenious work

Assassins is a tasteless but energetic gallop through the long roll-call of America’s obsessive killers

The Rivals was a flop when it premiered in 1775. Yet Sheridan’s comedy of manners still delights us

Sir Ronald Harwood serves as a reminder that the traditions of J.B. Priestley and Noël Coward are not quite dead in British theatre

Phyllida Lloyd’s all-female Henry IV was not the politically correct muddle it might so easily have been

An ambitious stage version of Pat Barker’s Regeneration helps us reflect on the Great War without hectoring

Tennessee Williams’s A Streetcar Named Desire is the perfect vehicle for Gillian Anderson’s talents

A highly-rated Broadway hit imagining Armageddon in America makes an uneasy transfer to London