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Monday, September 13, 2021

First Person: theatre director Christopher Haydon on how the Rose Theatre, Kingston, can bloom anew by Christopher Haydon

The former artistic director of the Gate Theatre moves his theatrical vision further west Programming a theatre during a pandemic has been like trying to nail jelly to a set of constantly mo…

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Christopher Haydon: Theatres urgently need to become egalitarian spaces by Christopher Haydon

Theatres are regularly criticised as unwelcoming places for working-class people. Christopher Haydon argues that the industry needs to take decisive action to

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Monday, May 7, 2018

Christopher Haydon: Quotas may be a blunt tool, but they are a necessity to improve diversity by Christopher Haydon

Following Gavin Henderson’s anti-quota backlash, Christopher Haydon argues that promoting under-represented groups not only helps make theatre representative of society, but is

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Pinter's The Caretaker: an outsider's tale for xenophobic times by Christopher Haydon

Director Christopher Haydon on his new staging, which casts Sierra Leonean actor Patrice Naiambana in the role of Davies, a tramp whose predicament mirrors the immigrant experienceDuring reh…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:12AM
Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Christopher Haydon: Brexit and Trump give us cause to filter politics through the prism of great theatre by Christopher Haydon

As theatremakers, we are often quick to laud the ‘liveness’ of theatre. The fact that we experience stories through the prism of

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Christopher Haydon: If you only value paid performers, you don’t understand acting by Christopher Haydon

What is Michael Billington’s problem with amateur performers? In a recent blog for the Guardian, he lauds the Royal Shakespeare Company’s current

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

In the Calais Jungle, art gives refugees a voice. Now we must listen by Christopher Haydon

After helping to put on performances in the Jungle refugee camp, I’ve seen how theatre can become a shelter, literal and emotional. With the camp now under threat, British and French autho…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:46AM
Monday, December 1, 2014

Dress code: making the Guardian and the Royal Court's fashion microplay by Christopher Haydon and Hadley Freeman

Devil in the Detail explores the emotional relationship that women have with clothes. Director Christopher Haydon and Guardian writer Hadley Freeman explain how they and the playwright Chloe…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:02AM

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Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre