West End

A theatrical biography of a life saver

The stories that tell us that women are damned if they play the game of sexual availability and just as doomed if they don’t

The Unfriend explores how closely good and evil can live in cosy accommodation

Beth Steel’s House of Shades is a confident new nod to the tradition of multi-generation family sagas

West End openings of Constellations and Cinderella offer stage-starved audiences some magic

Musical theatre is one of Britain’s most prized assets; we must protect this unique part of our culture and economy at all costs

How the musical sensation, Six, uncovers more than just the stories of Henry VIII’s wives

Chekhovian gloom echoes across the centuries, but Vanya needs new impetus to avoid museum status, says Anne McElvoy

An interesting new West End show about young millennials has echoes of far older classics

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