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Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Marina Abramović has broken a 255-year-old glass ceiling. Why did it take so long? by Hannah Jane Parkinson

The Serbian performance artist is the first woman to have a solo show in the Royal Academy’s main galleries – a telling indictment of the hurdles faced by female artists today At the Roy…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:37AM
Saturday, August 19, 2023

Edinburgh fringe 2023 week two roundup: to the stars – via Essex by Hannah Jane Parkinson

A dazzling drama about women slipping the surly bonds of male-dominated Nasa joins Essex poetry, New York silliness and Lorna Rose Treen’s laugh-fest as second-week treats I first encounte…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:25AM
Tuesday, July 6, 2021

My summer of love: ‘One-night stands are often regrettable. This one was the perfect gift’ by Hannah Jane Parkinson

Our night in the shadow of Arthur’s Seat in Edinburgh was hot, satisfying and as cheery as you could ever hope for A couple of years ago, before the world shut down, the Guardian sent me t…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:42AM
Sunday, September 29, 2019

Two Ladies review – fantastic performances, half-baked play by Hannah Jane Parkinson

Bridge theatre, LondonNancy Harris’s study of an American first lady and her French counterpart is thin stuff, despite the best efforts of Zoë Wanamaker and Zrinka Cvitešić It will soon…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:54AM
Sunday, August 11, 2019

Evita review – a work of screaming fun by Hannah Jane Parkinson

Regent’s Park Open Air theatre, LondonAndrew Lloyd Webber’s musical is so often staged it’s tough to make it fresh, but Jamie Lloyd and co rise to the challenge Apparently there are 25…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:42AM
Sunday, November 25, 2018

This philistine government is betraying the arts | Hannah Jane Parkinson by Hannah Jane Parkinson

The creative industries are a boon for the country – they deserve a culture minister who has a passion for themLet me introduce you to, if you are not already familiar with, Jennie Lee. Le…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:04PM
Monday, August 13, 2018

I watched three days of nudity at the Edinburgh fringe – this is what I learned by Hannah Jane Parkinson

Sex sells, which explains why performers have been getting their kit off at the fringe for years. But my fleshy odyssey was also mindbending – and profoundly movingFifteen naked people in …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:54AM
Sunday, November 19, 2017

Inside Pussy Riot review – a soft-labour sentence by Hannah Jane Parkinson

This immersive story of the art-punk group sent to a Russian labour camp has too many laughs to hit homeYou will remember Pussy Riot as the art-punk group who, thanks to a 40-second guerrill…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:33AM
Sunday, September 18, 2016

Aisling Bea: ‘I am making no money in LA, but creatively it is rewarding’ by Hannah Jane Parkinson

The comic and actor on joining the cast of The Fall, Billy Connolly’s genius and the importance of chemistry on panel showsAisling Bea, 32, is an actor, comedian and writer from County Kil…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:37AM
Thursday, July 10, 2014

Quiz: Who told these one-liners about sex? by Hannah Jane Parkinson

Here are 10 pithy gags on the subject of sex. Do you know which entertainer is responsible for each of them? Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:43AM
Thursday, July 3, 2014

Quiz: who told these one-liners about children? by Hannah Jane Parkinson

Here are 10 one-liners on the subject of kids. Do you know which standup is responsible for each of them? Continue reading...

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:08PM
Friday, April 11, 2014

Shakespeare quotes to live your life by share your favourites by Hannah Jane Parkinson and Adam Boult

Want to take part in our celebration of Shakespeare's birthday? Submit a Vine or Instagram video sharing your favourite line from a Shakespeare playTo celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shak…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:03PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards