Alex Edelman: Just for Us at the Menier Chocolate Factory review: brilliantly, intricately funny

Edelman is a compelling, super-energetic performer; witheringly smart and laceratingly self-critical

Travis Alabanza on Sound of the Underground: ‘Who can make a show about money fun? Only drag performers’

The trans, non-binary artist talks about workers rights for cabaret performers and how the commercialisation of drag means it has gone from a ‘communal space to one of competition’

2:22 – A Ghost Story: first images of Cheryl in rehearsals for her West End debut

Cheryl follows Lily Allen and Laura Whitmore in starring in the supernatural thriller

Matilda the Musical writer wades into the arts funding cuts debate: “patently economically stupid”

Dennis Kelly hopes to influence tomorrow’s parliamentary debate on the arts cuts in favour of the theatre that gave him his break

Amanda Abbington on her West End show The Unfriend: “I’m very polite, unless I’m in the car on my own”

The actress is appearing in Stephen Moffat’s first play, a deliciously wicked look at why politeness isn’t always the best policy

A Streetcar Named Desire at the Almeida review: Paul Mescal is horribly good and Patsy Ferran is astonishing

With this revival Frecknall proves herself again to be a director of great vision and invention

Wreckage at the Turbine Theatre review: a slight exploration of bereavement

The script is not without narrative skill or ambition but fails to be particularly profound

On the Ropes at Park Theatre review: a story worth telling, but no knockout

This timely adaption is fascinating, but lacks pace

Watch on the Rhine at the Donmar Warehouse review: movingly acted but the play feels like a museum piece

A handsomly mounted production and Lillian Hellman’s play has a message that chimes with today, it just feels very dated

Le Gateau Chocolat & Jonny Woo: A Night at the Musicals at Soho Theatre review: riotously entertaining

This is a firecracker of a set that delivers almost every musical hit from the past 90 years

The Art of Illusion at Hampstead Theatre review: long-running French hit gets lost in translation

The English version of this hit French play is wilfully amateurish and full of clumsy tricks