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Mayerling, at Royal Opera House

Edward Watson was matched by a uniformly superb cast in this revival of Kenneth MacMillan's Mayerling, says Louise Levene.

Puz/zle - review

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's work has always been about making connections: between different dance forms; religions and rituals; art and science. But in Puz/zle, it's the urge to connect that itself becomes his subject, as it addresses the human compulsion to

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's Puz/zle, Sadler's Wells, review

The graphical oddity of the title Puz/zle reflects the structure of the staging in Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's new piece.

The Place prize - review

The judges for this year's Place prize might not be declaring their winner until Saturday, but already the public are deciding. Audiences at each of the 10 acts in the running have begun voting for their own favourite – and it is no surprise that, so fa

The Rite of Spring - a rude awakening

One hundred years ago the ballet provoked a riot and orchestras dreaded playing it. Now you can even hear it in Pret a Manger. The Rite of Spring is still astounding, despite its familiarity, argues Philip Hensher At the first performance of The Rite o

Midnight Express - review

Rarely has a dance production attracted so much gossip and speculation as Peter Schaufuss's Midnight Express, which last week looked as though it might be cancelled due to the sudden departure of Sergei Polunin, its advertised star.

Laurencia; Don Quixote, Mikhailovsky Ballet, London Coliseum, review

Mikhailovsky Ballet's Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev struggled to make sense of Laurencia, but were astounding in Don Quixote, says Sarah Crompton.

Laurencia; Don Quixote, Mikhailovsky Ballet, London Coliseum, review

Mikhailovsky Ballet's Natalia Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev struggled to make sense of Laurencia, but were astounding in Don Quixote, says Sarah Crompton.

The Furnace - review

What hope is there for that most lampooned of traditional styles, morris dancing? The Furnace is a project that sets out to give it a makeover by matching young, slickly choreographed dancers with Faustus, a gutsy trio of British folk musicians. Dance p

The Furnace - review

What hope is there for that most lampooned of traditional styles, morris dancing? The Furnace is a project that sets out to give it a makeover by matching young, slickly choreographed dancers with Faustus, a gutsy trio of British folk musicians. Dance p