The play better known as Rigoletto in a magnificent production by Richard Eyre. Bob Crowley's towering design, Tony Harrison's vigorous translation and a stunning performance by Ken Stott.
In repertory, National Theatre, London SE1 (0171-928 2252)
The White Devil
Richard McCabe's superbly louche Flamineo and Jane Gurnett's powerful performance as the "notorious strumpet" illuminate Gale Edwards's sharply focused RSC production of Webster's Jacobean gore-fest.
The Swan, Stratford (01789 295623)Reuse content