The Independent Recommends: The Three Best Plays

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Good (Donmar Warehouse, London)

Starring Charles Dance, CP Taylor's play (right) about accommodations with conscience is revived in a sensitive production by Michael Grandage. To 22 May

A Midsummer Night's Dream (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford)

In Michael Boyd's beguiling staging, Josette Simon's Amazonian Titania is sex-on-very-long-legs and could devour Tina Turner for breakfast. To 9 Oct

Uncle Vanya (Mercury Theatre, Colchester)

Gregory Floy stars in the Chekhov classic - the second leg of Mercury Theatre's brave experiment in forming a resident ensemble of actors for nine months of the year. To 24 Apr