* A refreshingly honest theatrical depiction of London youth arrives in the form of Wasted, which is on tonight at the North Wall in Summertown. Unforgiving modern rave culture is explored in the first play by performance poet Kate Tempest, the score of which exhibits the same lyrical intensity showcased in her band, Sound of Rum.

Don’t miss this one-off performance in Oxford: tickets cost £13 and are available from thenorthwall.com or by calling 01865 319450.

* Last chance to catch a thrilling performance of Githa Sowerby’s Rutherford and Son in Oxford – the play, directed by renowned director Jonathan Miller, closes on Saturday.

Ranked as one of the top 100 plays of the 20th century, the tyrannical tale of John Rutherford portrays an Edwardian family on the verge of breakdown. Tickets start at £9.50 and are available from the ticket office on 01865 305305 or online at oxfordplayhouse.com

*  Oxford Theatre Guild present their rendition of Cyrano de Bergerac from March 5 at the Oxford Playhouse. The 1897 play is a fictionalisation of the real-life Bergerac, a French dramatist and duellist whose talents were overshadowed by his gigantic nose.

It’s a comedy that also explores the full spectrum of human emotions from fashionable 19th Century Paris to the horrors of the battlefield. The local production hopes to reignite the life of its captivating characters with a 30-strong cast. Tickets start at £11.

Book from the box office on 01865 305305 or online at oxfordplayhouse.com

* A workshop at the Pegasus Theatre encourages toddlers and parents to collectively get their dancing shoes on.

Baby Boogie is a 45-minute class, with professional dance coaches teaching five-and-unders some blinding moves with their mums and dads. It’s accompanied by a disco where parents and their children can show off their new routines.

Come along with a combined parent-child price of £13. Book at pegasustheatre. org.uk or call 01865 812150.

* Quiz one of Britain’s most influential choreographers at the Oxford Playhouse tomorrow night.

Richard Alston will be interviewed on stage by Time Out Dance editor Lyndsey Windship, where he’ll discuss his 40-year involvement in the world of dance, including becoming artistic director at The Place in London and creating work for the Royal Ballet.

There will also be a chance for dance enthusiasts to ask the choreographer any burning questions of their own. Book online at oxfordplayhouse.com or by calling 01865 305305.