Two people hold their hands up in the air and a third has her back turned but is facing the camera.

Diverse City: Mid Life

Three women paused at a moment in time – the menopause – talk about their fears, confront losses and invite acceptance as they unpack their real-life stories with soaring humour, honesty and rage.

Isadora Duncan on the steps of an acropolis posing in Grecian dress

Viviana Durante Company: Isadora Now

A remarkable evening of performance paying tribute to the American dancer Isadora Duncan, a timeless feminist icon who made work that enabled women to express themselves physically on their own terms.

Ten people stand in various poses in front of a red wall which spells out 'vendetta'

Cheek by Jowl/Piccolo Teatro Milano: The Revenger’s Tragedy

Intrigue, corruption, lust and the thirst for power collide in Cheek by Jowl’s first Italian show – a ‘lavish, decadent, perverse world’ (Corriere della Sera, Milan).

seven dancers are in a line in serveal balletic poses. The positions range from low to the ground, to the dancer at the back of the line in a jump.

Ballet Black: Mixed Bill

Dance so thrilling, imaginative and rich that it packs our auditorium every time – the hugely popular Ballet Black is back with a mixed bill full of lyrical contrasts and beautiful movement.

three women triumphantly sing

Breach: It’s True, It’s True, It’s True

This gripping dramatisation of a 1612 rape trial brought by the gifted painter Artemisia Gentileschi roars down the ages centuries after it shocked Renaissance Rome.

A person stares in a mirror

Schaubühne Berlin: Orlando

Live cinema meets performance in this galloping romp through 400 years of history starring a heroine who is born a hero, or a hero who becomes a heroine. For Orlando, it doesn’t really matter.