Katie Mitchell

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The week in classical: New Dark Age; Quartet for the End of Time – review
Hannah Kendall, Anna Meredith, Missy Mazzoli and Anna Thorvaldsdottir share the ROH limelight. Elsewhere, memorably reverberant Messiaen

Fiona Maddocks

31, Oct, 2020 @12:30 PM

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'The nearest to God we get': stars pick the Beethoven work they cherish
Ali Smith does an opus a month, Tony Hall saw Fidelio on Robben Island, and Lady Brenda Hale used to march to his Grosse Fuge. As the Proms celebrate Beethoven’s 250th anniversary, stars reveal a favourite work

Compiled by Imogen Tilden

16, Jul, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Zauberland review – after horrors, a feeling of 'so what' remains
Crimp, Foccroulle, Mitchell and Schumann combine their considerable forces to tell a shocking story, inspired by the Syrian conflict, that fails to have the impact it should

Andrew Clements

16, Oct, 2019 @4:00 PM

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Orlando review – Katie Mitchell's gleeful celebration of gender fluidity
Virginia Woolf’s promiscuous poet flits between the past and the present in this rousing and spectacularly elaborate show

Gareth Llŷr Evans

13, Sep, 2019 @10:20 AM

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From Sondheim to Dr Seuss: the jaw-dropping designs of Vicki Mortimer – in pictures
The ghostly showgirls of Follies, Wayne McGregor’s spellbinding Raven Girl and the madcap world of The Cat in the Hat have all been realised by the designer, who looks back at five of her key shows

David Jays

04, Mar, 2019 @6:00 AM

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When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other review – it's explicit but hardly shocking
Cate Blanchett and Stephen Dillane add some heft to an uninspired exploration of modern sexual mores

Michael Billington

24, Jan, 2019 @12:14 AM

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Cate Blanchett on her S&M-themed play: 'I see theatre as a provocation'
Cate Blanchett has played queens, vagabonds and Bob Dylan. Now the double Oscar-winner is hitting the London stage and hinting at a farewell from acting. We talk to the team behind the avant garde play about sexual domination

Andrew Dickson

09, Jan, 2019 @5:00 PM

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The Cat in the Hat review – Dr Seuss's rascal reborn as a madcap circus star
Storytelling is secondary to spectacle in this chaotic retelling that features cakes, wigs and a fraught balancing act

Miriam Gillinson

17, Dec, 2018 @12:05 PM

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Ten of the best theatre shows for Christmas 2018
Musical improv elves, cabaret and interactive hijinks abound in these festive shows for families

Chris Wiegand

09, Nov, 2018 @3:33 PM

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La Maladie de la Mort review – clinical dissection of male gaze
Katie Mitchell and Alice Birch’s stage adaptation of a Marguerite Duras novella is skilfully designed but strangely dulling

Kate Wyver

17, Aug, 2018 @6:00 PM

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A desire for Duras: Katie Mitchell and Alice Birch on the writer's erotic, existential mystery
Part philosophical meditation, part fantasy, Marguerite Duras’s 1982 novella La Maladie de la Mort comes to the stage in a hi-tech Edinburgh festival show

Mark Fisher

01, Aug, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Cate Blanchett to debut at National Theatre in new Martin Crimp play
Actor is cast opposite Stephen Dillane in production to be directed by Katie Mitchell

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

13, Jun, 2018 @11:59 AM

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