Shock as Bolshoi cancels world premiere of Nureyev ballet

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Move comes after outspoken director was questioned in a high-profile criminal investigation that supports claim is politically motivated Russias Bolshoi theatre has announced the cancellation of next weeks world premiere of a ballet about Russian dance legend Rudolf Nureyev, staged by an outspoken director who has been questioned in a high-profile criminal investigation. Nureyev was […]

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What if women ruled the world?

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An end to abuse, a law against mansplaining, and reparations for two millennia of injustice as a new sci-fi art show imagines a female-led future, we ask comedians, writers, politicians and CEOs for their vision Somethings not working at the moment Marina Abramovi, artist If women ruled the world, they would stop being fragile, they […]

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Trump supporter interrupts controversial Julius Caesar play in New York

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Protester trespassed onto stage in Central Park and shouted: This is violence against Donald Trump A right-wing protester has been charged with trespassing after interrupting a New York production of Julius Caesar during the assassination scene and shouting: This is violence against Donald Trump. The protester, who later identified herself as Laura Loomer, interrupted the […]

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Tony awards: Dear Evan Hansen takes centre stage at Broadway’s big night

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The social media musical with a pop score dominated with six wins, Hello, Dolly! also shone, while host Kevin Spaceys performance divided opinion The offbeat musical about teen angst, suicide and the tyranny of social media, a record-breaking Broadway theater season while lamenting the Trump administrations Hamiltons Broadway. But Dear Evan Hansen was the clear […]

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How do you solve a problem like The Donald? Comedians share how they tackle Trump

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Nazeem Hussain, Emily Heller and Stephen K Amos answer one pressing question: how do you make jokes about the US president? Forget Uber rides, Tinder shenanigans and airline food; standup comedys topic du jour is Donald Trump. But has the orange ones ascent to the US presidency been a boon for comedians, or does he […]

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Project Polunin: backstage at the blazing dancer’s new show in pictures

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Photographer Sarah Lee was granted unique access to the preparations for Sergei Polunins new triple bill, an ambitious collaboration with Ilan Eshkeri and David LaChapelle featuring Natalia Osipova Polunin I am very lucky to work with Ilan and see him create. He cared and helped from the beginning and the music he composed touches you […]

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