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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Annie Siddons: “We need to be raging” by Maddy Costa

Maddy Costa conducts an email dialogue with Annie Siddons about her new show Dennis of Penge, a triumphant narrative of addiction, recovery, and fighting the PIP system. The post Annie Siddo…

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Review: We Are Fucked at Royal Festival Hall by Maddy Costa

Penetrate the earth in the wrong way it will react. Penetrate the human body with enough daily violence and what...? Maddy Costa reviews Jo Bannon's new work as part of Unlimited Festival. T…

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Friday, June 29, 2018

Review: The Town Hall Affair at Barbican by Maddy Costa

“Be a lady”: Maddy Costa reviews the Wooster Group's staging of when Normal Mailer met with 1970s feminists. The post Review: The Town Hall Affair at Barbican appeared first on Exeunt Ma…

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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Review: Lady Eats Apple at the Barbican by Maddy Costa

Power zaps like an electric current... Maddy Costa reviews Back to Back Theatre, as part of LIFT 2018. The post Review: Lady Eats Apple at the Barbican appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Review: Creation (Pictures for Dorian) at the Southbank Centre by Maddy Costa

Residue as runes: Maddy Costa reviews Gob Squad, as part of LIFT 2018. The post Review: Creation (Pictures for Dorian) at the Southbank Centre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Monday, June 4, 2018

Ivan and the Dogs – review by Maddy Costa

Soho, LondonDressed in his warmest coat, his stash of pickles and crisps already eaten, four-year-old Ivan stands in a rubbish dump, gazing hungrily at a hole in the ground. Perhaps a woman …

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Theatre Criticism and Circles of Power by Maddy Costa

In the aftermath of the announcement that Lyn Gardner's Guardian contract is coming to an end, Maddy Costa writes on theatre world hierarchies and their resistance to change. The post Theat…

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Review: Effigies of Wickedness at Gate Theatre by Maddy Costa

A celebration of the power of music to hold and communicate human history: Maddy Costa reviews a cabaret of songs banned by the Nazis. The post Review: Effigies of Wickedness at Gate Theat…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Review: Choral Cuisine at Mayfest 2018 by Maddy Costa

'The movement of forks, the lifting of cups': Maddy Costa reviews Sabrina Shirazi's food and music related work-in-progress The post Review: Choral Cuisine at Mayfest 2018 appeared first on …

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Review: The Prudes at the Royal Court by Maddy Costa

“Thank you for loving me.” Maddy Costa reviews Anthony Neilson's new play, which follows a couple's foundering sex life. The post Review: The Prudes at the Royal Court appeared first on …

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Review: Beginners at the Unicorn Theatre by Maddy Costa

The bees are saved, and everybody listens: Maddy Costa reviews Tim Crouch's new show for children and adults. The post Review: Beginners at the Unicorn Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magaz…

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Sunday, April 1, 2018

Review: Coraline at the Barbican by Maddy Costa

A magnolia paint job: Maddy Costa reviews the Royal Opera's adaptation of Neil Gaiman's story. The post Review: Coraline at the Barbican appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Pivot: The Audience Club by Maddy Costa

In the last of three articles, Maddy Costa explores how The Place involved dance fans in developing new work, and their conflicting expectations of the process. The post Pivot: The Audience …

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Pivot Dance: Matchmaking Choreographers and Producers by Maddy Costa

In the second of a trio of articles, Maddy Costa explores the difficulty of seeding new relationships between choreographers and producers. The post Pivot Dance: Matchmaking Choreographers a…

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Pivot: Dance Development at The Place by Maddy Costa

In the first of a trio of articles, Maddy Costa explores The Place's three-pronged artist, producer, and audience development scheme. The post Pivot: Dance Development at The Place appeared …

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Review: The Jungle at Young Vic by Maddy Costa

We all knew: Maddy Costa on a complex exploration of the refugee crisis. The post Review: The Jungle at Young Vic appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Review: Roller at the Barbican  by Maddy Costa

Evolving or revolving: Maddy Costa reviews Rachel Mars and nat tarrab's new roller derby inspired work. The post Review: Roller at the Barbican  appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Review: The Suppliant Women at the Young Vic by Maddy Costa

What must women do to survive? Maddy Costa reviews the London premiere of David Greig's new version of Aeschylus. The post Review: The Suppliant Women at the Young Vic appeared first on Exe…

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Friday, November 3, 2017

Review: Suzy Storck at the Gate Theatre by Maddy Costa

I want to tell her the baby does stop crying, eventually: Maddy Costa reviews the UK premiere of Magali Mougel's play about motherhood. The post Review: Suzy Storck at the Gate Theatre appea…

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Review: Of Kith and Kin at the Bush Theatre by Maddy Costa

Me, Also Me, Placatory Me, Non-Judgemental Me and Impatient Me: Maddy Costa on Chris Thompson's new play about surrogacy. The post Review: Of Kith and Kin at the Bush Theatre appeared first…

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Review: Flood at Victoria Dock, Hull by Maddy Costa

Work that wants to change people: Maddy Costa reviews Slung Low's Flood Parts 1 - 4. The post Review: Flood at Victoria Dock, Hull appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Ghost Stories | Theatre review by Maddy Costa

Duke of York's, LondonAt the heart of Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman's Ghost Stories is a thought-provoking and emotionally moving proposition: that paranormal phenomena do exist, but they…

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Monday, September 25, 2017

Comedy review: Garth Marenghi's Netherhead by Maddy Costa

Soho Theatre, London More reviewsAll too often, the compressed, feverish atmosphere of the Edinburgh festival inspires not criticism but hyperbole. Shows transfer to London and wither in the…

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Dennis Kelly: 'I thought that drinking was all I had to offer' by Maddy Costa

The writer behind Matilda the musical and cult TV show Utopia is about to make his Royal Court debut. Not bad for a man who spent his 20s stacking shelves and fighting alcoholismSome people …

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Review: Nina – A Story About Me and Nina Simone at the Young Vic by Maddy Costa

A question of responsibility: Maddy Costa reviews Josette Bushell-Mingo performing at the Young Vic. The post Review: Nina – A Story About Me and Nina Simone at the Young Vic appeared …

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Review: KlangHaus: 800 Breaths at the Southbank Centre by Maddy Costa

A way of performing live music as theatre: Maddy Costa reviews the new KlangHaus show at the Royal Festival Hall. The post Review: KlangHaus: 800 Breaths at the Southbank Centre appeared fi…

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Art with Heart by Maddy Costa

How can theatre accommodate neurodiversity? Maddy Costa explores how Art with Heart's touring show 'Declaration' remagines relationships between artist, venue and audience. The post Art wit…

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Friday, May 5, 2017

Review: The Exterminating Angel at the Royal Opera House by Maddy Costa

An experience of great satisfaction: Maddy Costa reviews Thomas Adès opera adaptation of Luis Buñuel's 1962 surrealist film. The post Review: The Exterminating Angel at the Royal Opera Hou…

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Monday, April 3, 2017

Le Gateau Chocolat: “I’m always in some kind of exhausting drag.” by Maddy Costa

Maddy Costa talks to alternative cabaret star Le Gateau Chocolat about puncturing drag stereotypes, making work about depression, and surviving in a world where “We have to keep fighting f…

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Monday, February 6, 2017

Busty Beatz: “I’m responding to capitalism, patriarchy, elitism.” by Maddy Costa

Busty Beatz, MD of Hot Brown Honey, is on residency at Wellcome Collection as part of The Sick Of The Fringe. She talks to Maddy Costa about making the personal political, and confronting We…

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Saturday, December 24, 2016

Despite awards and fame Alex Jennings is still unsatisfied. Maddy Costa meets the actor by Maddy Costa

He is one of Britain's most revered actors, the winner of three Oliviers and hailed as the new John Gielgud. So why does Alex Jennings seem so unsatisfied? By Maddy CostaGarry Essendine is o…

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