Thursday, April 16, 2020

Giuseppe Cannas by Editors

INTERVIEW: GIUSEPPE CANNAS. Sam Marlowe sits down with Giuseppe Cannas, Head of Wigs, Hair and Make-up at the National Theatre, to find out about the extraordinary craft and minute detail i…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 11:33AM
Thursday, April 9, 2020

TheatreVoice Archive: Mustapha Matura by Editors

ARCHIVE INTERVIEW: MUSTAPHA MATURA AND NICOLAS KENT. When Mustapha Matura died in October 2019, he had become one of the most important dramatists in Britain. Matura was born and grew up in …

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 10:50AM
Thursday, April 2, 2020

Elizabeth Newman by Editors

INTERVIEW: ELIZABETH NEWMAN. Elizabeth arrived at Pitlochry Festival Theatre in 2018 after eight years at Bolton’s Octagon, five as associate director and three as artistic director. Now i…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 08:01AM
Thursday, March 26, 2020

The Bunker Theatre by Editors

INTERVIEW: CHRIS SONNEX AND DAVID RALF. In 2016 Joshua McTaggart and Joel Fisher converted an underground car park in south London into a theatre, and very quickly the Bunker established its…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 06:56AM
Friday, December 20, 2019

Death of a Salesman cast by Editors

INTERVIEW: DEATH OF A SALESMAN CAST. Marianne Elliott and Miranda Cromwell’s revelatory Death of a Salesman cast the Loman clan as an African-American family, striving against the stream o…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 06:05AM
Thursday, December 12, 2019

Claire Cunningham by Editors

INTERVIEW: CLAIRE CUNNINGHAM. Having been diagnosed with osteoporosis as a toddler, Claire Cunningham spent her formative years wishing she could divert attention from her body. Having trai…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 12:09PM
Thursday, December 5, 2019

Zoë Wanamaker by Editors

INTERVIEW: ZOE WANAMAKER. Born in New York, Zoë Wanamaker was brought up in the UK where her father, Sam Wanamaker, fled to escape McCarthyism. Known for the detail of her characterisation…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 08:47AM
Thursday, November 28, 2019

Jonathan Miller by Editors

ARCHIVE INTERVIEW: JONATHAN MILLER. The legendary late director Jonathan Miller spoke to Judi Herman about his fifth – and final – attempt at King Lear in 2015. Having directed Northern …

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 07:13AM
Thursday, November 21, 2019

Pamela Carter and Stewart Laing by Editors

INTERVIEW: PAMELA CARTER AND STEWART LAING. Playwright Pamela Carter and director-designer Stewart Laing have worked together on a string of ground-breaking shows since Slope in 2006. In the…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 07:16AM
Thursday, November 14, 2019

Sarah Frankcom by Editors

INTERVIEW: SARAH FRANKCOM. As she finishes her tenure at the Manchester Royal Exchange, Sarah Frankcom looks back over her decade in the artistic director’s chair and, before that, 10 year…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 08:32AM
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Julie Taymor by Editors

INTERVIEW: JULIE TAYMOR. To mark its 20th anniversary in the West End, The Lion King‘s director joins Dominic Cavendish to look back at the show’s beginnings. Surveying its astonishing s…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 03:59AM
Thursday, October 31, 2019

TheatreVoice Archive: Shunt Collective by Editors

ARCHIVE INTERVIEW: SHUNT COLLECTIVE. A decade has passed since the Shunt Vaults shut up shop to make way for the new London Bridge station. Before it opened its doors, critic Dominic Cavendi…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 07:40AM
Thursday, October 24, 2019

Rachel O’Riordan by Editors

INTERVIEW: RACHEL O’RIORDAN. The new artistic director of the Lyric Hammersmith tells Lyn Gardner about her route to and plans for one of London’s largest subsidised theatres. They disc…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 07:15AM
Thursday, October 17, 2019

Alexander Zeldin by Editors

INTERVIEW: ALEXANDER ZELDIN. Following the final edition of his trilogy about the unseen hardships of austerity Britain, the rising director Alexander Zeldin tells Dominic Cavendish about th…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 06:10AM
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Ned Glasier by Editors

INTERVIEW: NED GLASIER. As Islington’s pioneering youth theatre Company Three marks a decade of socially-engaged practice, its artistic director Ned Glasier tells Matt Trueman about the or…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 08:24AM
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Lucy Ellinson by Editors

INTERVIEW: LUCY ELLINSON. As she steps onto the Manchester Royal Exchange stage to play Macbeth, actor Lucy Ellinson tells Catherine Love about putting her politics and her principles into h…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 08:19AM
Friday, July 12, 2019

Lucy Kirkwood by Editors

INTERVIEW: LUCY KIRKWOOD. Following Chimerica’s outing as a Channel 4 miniseries, British playwright Lucy Kirkwood talks to Dominic Cavendish about adapting her hit stage play for the smal…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 05:36AM
Thursday, June 20, 2019

Producers by Editors

INTERVIEW: ELEANOR LLOYD AND KATE McGRATH. Critic Matt Trueman talks to two independent producers – commercial producer Eleanor Lloyd and co-founder of FUEL Kate McGrath – about the dive…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 05:50AM
Friday, June 14, 2019

Isobel Waller-Bridge by Editors

INTERVIEW: ISOBEL WALLER-BRIDGE. Acclaimed stage composer Isobel Waller-Bridge gives Matt Trueman a crash course in an under-appreciated art-form. Distinguishing between the disciplines of s…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 10:00AM
Thursday, June 6, 2019

ANU Productions by Editors

INTERVIEW: ANU PRODUCTIONS. As they celebrate the company’s tenth anniversary this year, Louise Lowe and Owen Boss of ANU Productions sit down with writer and critic Saoirse Anton for a co…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 08:01AM
Thursday, May 30, 2019

Lynn Nottage by Editors

INTERVIEW: LYNN NOTTAGE. Ahead of Sweat‘s transfer to the West End, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage talks to New York-based critic Helen Shaw about the play and…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 11:18AM
Thursday, May 23, 2019

TheatreVoice Archive: Ian Rickson by Editors

ARCHIVE INTERVIEW: IAN RICKSON. To mark the approaching tenth anniversary of Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem, another chance to listen to its director Ian Rickson tell critic Aleks Sierz about…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 04:57AM
Thursday, May 16, 2019

Ridiculusmus by Editors

INTERVIEW: RIDICULUSMUS. David Woods and John Haynes of the performance duo Ridiculusmus look back over their body of work with the critic Lyn Gardner. They discuss their recent trilogy exam…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 08:15AM
Friday, May 10, 2019

Kathryn Hunter by Editors

INTERVIEW: KATHRYN HUNTER. Having just played Timon of Athens for the Royal Shakespeare Company – a production that will go to New York in due course – Kathryn Hunter has added another i…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 04:59AM
Thursday, May 2, 2019

Theatre Photography by Editors

PANEL DISCUSSION: THEATRE PHOTOGRAPHY. As a collection of Ivan Kyncl’s production photography goes on show at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, theatre photographers Manuel Harlan,…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 12:33PM
Thursday, April 25, 2019

TheatreVoice Archive: Tracy Letts by Editors

INTERVIEW: TRACY LETTS. With August: Osage County running at the National Theatre, the American playwright Tracy Letts sat down with Philip Fisher in the summer of 2008 to discuss his Pulitz…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 01:06PM
Thursday, April 18, 2019

A Play, A Pie and A Pint by Editors

INTERVIEW: A PLAY A PIE AND A PINT. Since its launch by the late David MacLennan in 2004, Glasgow’s lunchtime theatre A Play, a Pie and a Pint has made an indelible mark on the Scottish t…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 12:57PM
Thursday, April 11, 2019

John Kani by Editors

INTERVIEW: JOHN KANI. South African actor and playwright John Kani looks back over his life with Matt Trueman, focusing on the way art grounded his activism against apartheid. They discuss t…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 11:01AM
Thursday, April 4, 2019

Penelope Wilton by Editors

INTERVIEW: PENELOPE WILTON. As she stars in a revival of David Hare’s 1986 play The Bay at Nice at the Menier Chocolate Factory, the Downton Abbey actor discusses the highlights of her 50-…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 12:27PM
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Scottish Panto by Editors

DISCUSSION: FRANCES MAYLI MCCANN, JOHNNY MCKNIGHT, JULIE WILSON NIMMO. Actors McCann, McKnight and Wilson Nimmo discuss the vibrancy of the pantomime tradition in Scotland and explore how it…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 11:05AM
Thursday, December 13, 2018

Sharon D. Clarke by Editors

INTERVIEW: SHARON D. CLARKE. As she storms the West End with a revelatory performance in Caroline or Change, musical stalwart Sharon D. Clarke discusses her career with critic David Benedict…

SOURCE: Theatre Voice at 08:36AM

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