Touretteshero’s glorious Backstage in Biscuit Land smashes theatrical conventions at the Pit at the Barbican, London, from tonight. Jessica’s Swale’s Nell Gwynn is in preview at the Globe. More women at Camden People’s theatrein London where the feminist performance season, Calm Down Dear, continues with Racheal Ofori’s Portrait, Louise Orwin’s A Girl and a Gun and CrossLine’sCream Pie. Across the road at the New Diorama, Lost Watch’s affecting Goodstock, about genes, uncertainty, living and dying starts tonight. Bane’s comedy monologues, The Beast Within and Welcome to Sunnyview, are the double bill Upstairs at the Western in Leicester. Made in China’s terrific Tonight I’m Gonna Be the New Me continues at London’s Soho theatre, where it is joined by Bryony Kimmings and Tim Grayburn’s Fake It ’Til You Make It, an honest, heartbreaking and very enjoyable look at how Grayburn’s depression has affected their relationship. EV Crowe’s Brenda comes to the Yard in London from the High Tide festival. J Fergus Evans’ Rove, about second stories and family myths, is at the Bike Shed in Exeter.