Racing Demon, as the centrepiece of the David Hare season artistic director Daniel Evans directs an ensemble with includes Malcolm Sinclair, Jane Wymark and Matthew Cottle in the writer’s Olivier award-winning play about the conflicts within a team of eccentric vicars in a poor inner city parish, Crucible Theatre, Tuesdays-Thursdays, 7.30pm (£17), Fridays and Saturdays, 7.30pm (£19), matinees Wednesdays and Saturdays, 2.30pm (£13) continuing to March 5 (£13-£19).
Cat and Mouse/ One Night With You, Doublebluff Theatre Company present a double bill by Yorkshire playwright Bernie Crosthwaite, Dempsey’s Bar and Club, Hereford Street, Wednesday to Saturday, 7.30pm.
Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters, adapted for the stage by Stephen Briggs and performed by Sheffield University Drama Society, University Drama Studio, Glossop Road, Wednesday to Saturday, 7.30pm (£9/ £7, 2553417).
Deadly Nightcap, Denys Edwards Players present a thriller by Francis Durbridge in which an outwardly affectionate husband plans to murder his wife in order to inherit her fortune, but his plot goes wrong with the entrance of the charming Inspector Jordan and it seems everyone has a motive for murder, Library Theatre, Tudor Square, Wednesday to Saturday, 7.30pm, Saturday matinee, 2.30pm (£7, 2748299, email email@example.com).
Danish Dance Theatre, first visit to Sheffield for the the company celebrating its 30th anniversary and 10 years under the leadership of British-born choreographer Tim Rushton with a a musically diverse triple bill of Enigma, in which Mathias Friis-Hansen’s score is layered over powerful and sensual duets CaDance, driven by a live percussive score by Andy Pape., and Kridt (Chalk), based on Peteris Vasks’s exquisite suite for strings Musica Adventus and the texts of Ecclesiastes, Lyceum Theatre, Tuesday and Wednesday, 7.45pm (£14.50 & £17.50).
George Monbiot’s Left Hook Show, the Guardian writer and environmentalist talks about topical issues before debating them with members of the audience, Showroom cinema, Paternoster Row, Wednesday, 6.30pm (£10/£8).
Growing up in S6 in the Sixties and Seventies, talk by Ron Clayton, Wadsley Church Hall, Worrall Road, Wednesday, 7.30pm.
Small Workshops, for already competent watercolourists, with professional artist Brian Smith, to develop style and technique in your own choice of subject, Old School, Dore. Wednesdays, 2pm-4.30pm (advanced booking essential on 07714262139 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, details at www.briansmithartist.co.uk).
GIST Magazine, gathering of folks involved or interested in all forms of creative, digital and geek culture, Showroom Café, Wednesday, 7pm.
Stocksbridge Photographic Society, Excursions Into The Unknown, first Prestige Lecture by Walter Lewis, award winning landscape photographer and member of Harrogate P.S and GAMMME, Stocksbridge Library, Wednesday, 7.45pm (open event, all welcome).