All stories by Alice Saville on BroadwayStars

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Exeunt’s Festive Zine Bonanza by Alice Saville

Get your mitts on some Exeunt zines from Christmases past, present and future - and support some really worthwhile festive causes. The post Exeunt’s Festive Zine Bonanza appeared first…

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 08:08PM
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Review: Cinderella at Hackney Empire by Alice Saville

Festive ugliness: Alice Saville on Hackney's take on the thorniest of panto plots. The post Review: Cinderella at Hackney Empire appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 10:32AM
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Christmas Theatre on a Budget by Alice Saville

It's the spendiest time of the year, so here are some London theatre shows that are perfect for family trips or pals' nights out - and under £15. The post Christmas Theatre on a Budget appe…

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 08:34AM
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Review: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre by Alice Saville

It takes a village to raise a child... Alice Saville reviews the West End transfer of Tom MacRae and Dan Gillespie Sells' new musical. The post Review: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie…

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 08:01AM
Friday, November 24, 2017

Aesthetics Off Centre by Alice Saville

As $elfie$ comes to Hackney Showroom, Malik Nashad Sharpe explores the Black and Queer contexts to his performance. The post Aesthetics Off Centre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 08:48AM
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Review: Romantics Anonymous at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse by Alice Saville

Self-awareness, irony and sweaty palms: Alice Saville reviews Emma Rice's joyful, chocolate-covered love story. The post Review: Romantics Anonymous at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse appeared …

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 07:41AM
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The dark side of the fringe by Alice Saville

Following reports of abusive behaviour at Courtyard Theatre, Alice Saville explores how conditions in fringe theatres allow bad practice to go unchecked. The post The dark side of the fringe…

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 04:55AM
Sunday, November 5, 2017

Kabeiroi: A Post-Mortem by Alice Saville

Didn't get tickets to Punchdrunk's latest? Fear not, here's a very detailed rundown of what you missed (and what you didn't). The post Kabeiroi: A Post-Mortem appeared first on Exeunt Magazi…

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 07:10PM
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Sexual harassment in theatre won’t end until it’s everyone’s problem by Alice Saville

As the Weinstein revelations spark a bout of theatre-world soul-searching, Alice Saville writes on why men need to take responsibility for rooting out sexual harassment. The post Sexual hara…

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 03:19AM
Friday, October 13, 2017

Review: Labour of Love at the Noel Coward Theatre by Alice Saville

‘Oh, Jeremy Corbyn!’ Alice Saville reviews James Graham's play about the Labour party. The post Review: Labour of Love at the Noel Coward Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 03:50AM
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Review: Boner Killer at The Yard by Alice Saville

New York cabaret star Erin Markey's genre-defying performance mixes pop songs, queer fantasies, and slick feminist energy. The post Review: Boner Killer at The Yard appeared first on Exeunt…

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 06:58AM
Friday, October 6, 2017

On Supporting Playwrights by Alice Saville

"How do I mentor a playwright when every time I write a play I feel like I’m starting from scratch?" Tim Crouch on joining the growing band of mentors and dramaturgs who hold up a mirror t…

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 09:29AM
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Ellen McDougall: “It’s absolutely important that we don’t limit people” by Alice Saville

The new artistic director of The Gate talks about running a theatre, looking to Europe, and why a narrow discourse around diversity can be dangerous. The post Ellen McDougall: “It’s…

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 04:45AM
Monday, September 25, 2017

Review: Ink at Duke of York’s Theatre by Alice Saville

A loving portrait of an unlovable industry: James Graham's play about The Sun's founding days transfers to the West End. The post Review: Ink at Duke of York’s Theatre appeared first o…

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 04:21AM
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Fighting the Myth of the Tipping Point by Alice Saville

This week, there's an outpouring of new work on trans experiences. But with the same people in charge, is change really in the air? The post Fighting the Myth of the Tipping Point appeared …

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 07:46AM
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Review: Follies at the National Theatre by Alice Saville

Shadowy and taut: Alice Saville reviews Dominic Cooke's magical revival of Sondheim's classic musical. The post Review: Follies at the National Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 07:11PM
Monday, September 4, 2017

After the Fringe is Over by Alice Saville

A week after the end of the Edinburgh Fringe, Alice Saville trudges through its debris to explore what the festival leaves behind. The post After the Fringe is Over appeared first on Exeunt …

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 06:48AM
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Review: Heather at Summerhall by Alice Saville

A Rowling riff: Thomas Eccleshare's play is a problematic story of an author who's not all she seems. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: Heather at Summerhall appeared first on Exeunt Magazin…

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 12:24PM

Exeunt Recommends: Week Three by Alice Saville

As the feverish final days of the Edinburgh Fringe approach, here's Exeunt's writers on what you should see. The post Exeunt Recommends: Week Three appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 07:45AM
Sunday, August 20, 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Review: Celebration at ZOO venues by Alice Saville

Let's celebrate: the debut show from Emergency Chorus is a gawky, joyful evocation of the present moment. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: Celebration at ZOO venues appeared first on Exeun…

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 10:55AM

Edinburgh Fringe Review: Scene at St Augustines by Alice Saville

A metatheatrical unpicking of race and queerness: Eve Allin on an "intimidatingly clever" love story. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: Scene at St Augustines appeared first on Exeunt Magazi…

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 09:44AM
Monday, August 14, 2017

Exeunt Recommends: Week One by Alice Saville

As the dust settles after Edinburgh Fringe's first week, here's what Exeunt's writers have seen and loved. The post Exeunt Recommends: Week One appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 01:27PM
Saturday, August 12, 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Review: Batacchio at ZOO by Alice Saville

Circus as Angela Carter imagined it: a dazzling evocation of Victorian entertainments. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: Batacchio at ZOO appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 11:45AM
Thursday, August 10, 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Review: Black Catfish Musketeer at Summerhall by Alice Saville

Suitable for lactose intolerances: Dylan Coburn Gray's new romcom about online dating is sharp, satisfying and utterly cheese free. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: Black Catfish Musketeer …

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 10:00AM
Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Why LGBT Theatre Needs to Start Telling New Stories by Alice Saville

As LGBT Pride approaches, Alice Saville asks why London's glut of queer theatre is looking to the past, not the future. The post Why LGBT Theatre Needs to Start Telling New Stories appeared …

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 08:09PM
Monday, June 26, 2017

A Sneak Preview of Exeunt’s New Zine by Alice Saville

A first look at Exeunt's second zine, Rites of Spring, plus info on how to get a copy. The post A Sneak Preview of Exeunt’s New Zine appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 07:48PM
Monday, June 19, 2017

Farewell (for now) Forest Fringe by Alice Saville

Following Forest Fringe's announcement that they will no longer be running their free Edinburgh Fringe venue, Alice Saville remembers the invaluable spaces they created. The post Farewell (f…

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 06:48AM
Friday, June 16, 2017

Slow Theatre by Alice Saville

Amy Draper's 'These Trees are Made of Blood' took years to move from initial seed of an idea to a full production. Here, she writes on why ideas need time to germinate. The post Slow Theatre…

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 08:02AM
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins: “No one is really challenged to think bigger” by Alice Saville

Alice Saville chats to the writer of 'An Octoroon' about New York's alt-theatre scene, reimagining historical plays, and the "weird echo chamber" of theatre criticism. The post Branden Jacob…

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 08:14AM
Monday, June 5, 2017

Let’s put a one-year ban on staging Shakespeare by Alice Saville

Ifeyinwa Frederick writes on why the theatre industry needs a break from its centuries-long love affair with all things Shakespeare. The post Let’s put a one-year ban on staging Shakes…

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 06:40AM
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

How can we reverse the decline in Asian audiences? by Alice Saville

A recent study showed that theatregoing in Asian communities is on the decline. Trina Haldar writes on why letting young audiences see themselves on stage is key. The post How can we reverse…

Linked From exeuntmagazine.com at 03:48AM

All that Chat

2017-2018 BROADWAY SEASON