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Twelfth Night Gender is on the agenda in John Retallack's warmly engaging production of Shakespeare's rich comedy of love and mistaken identity. Short on melancholy but long on thoughtful humour. Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck's tough and tender heartbreaker wins passionate and strikingly unsentimental performances from a cast (Bob Barrett, Tom McGovern, left) skillfully directed by Kenny Ireland. Edinburgh Lyceum

The Glass Menagerie Tennessee Williams's fragile tale of love, pain and the whole damn thing is a masterpiece. Zoe Wanamaker and Claire Skinner seize their opportunities and weave a potent spell. Comedy Theatre, Panton St, London SW1