Monday, October 22, 2018

What is ‘good’ theatre? by Dr Kirsty Sedgman

Audience experience researcher Dr Kirsty Sedgman writes on why ideas of 'quality' and 'value' in theatre are all but impossible to measure. The post What is ‘good’ theatre? appe…

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Review: Wise Children at Old Vic Theatre by Francesca Peschier

Graft, grit and glitter: Francesca Peschier writes on the shifting layers of Emma Rice's retelling of Angela Carter's story. The post Review: Wise Children at Old Vic Theatre appeared first …

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Review: Stories at the National Theatre by Sally Hales

Same old story: Nina Raine's play ends up reaffirming a depressingly familiar set of stereotypes about childless women. The post Review: Stories at the National Theatre appeared first on Exe…

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Review: Twelfth Night at Bristol Old Vic by Lilith Wozniak

'Shrödinger's gender': Lilith Wozniak on Wils Wilson's lucid, playful production of Twelfth Night. The post Review: Twelfth Night at Bristol Old Vic appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Review: Hollering Woman Creek and A Little Death at Bristol Old Vic by Lilith Wozniak

Death and birth: Lilith Wozniak reviews a double bill of new work developed through Bristol Old Vic's Ferment programme. The post Review: Hollering Woman Creek and A Little Death at Bristol …

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Review: Future Bodies at Northern Stage, Newcastle by Tracey Sinclair

Visions of the future: Unlimited Theatre and RashDash collaborate on a whirlwind of speculative scenarios on technology and the body. The post Review: Future Bodies at Northern Stage, Newcas…

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Review: Death of a Salesman at the Royal Exchange, Manchester by Catherine Love

'Dream space': Catherine Love reviews Sarah Frankcom's fresh, insightful take on the 20th Century American staple The post Review: Death of a Salesman at the Royal Exchange, Manchester appea…

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Monday, October 15, 2018

Review: CONCERT at the Tramway, Glasgow by Andrew Edwards

Dancing shadows: Colin Dunne's tribute to Tommie Potts' 'undanceable' 1972 album is a meditation on absence and time. The post Review: CONCERT at the Tramway, Glasgow appeared first on Exeun…

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Review: The Sweet Science of Bruising at Southwark Playhouse by Alice Saville

Punching up: Joy Wilkinson's play is an exhilarating trip into an imagined world of Victorian women's boxing. The post Review: The Sweet Science of Bruising at Southwark Playhouse appeared f…

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Is the hype real? by Alice Saville

As social media takes a starring role in 21st century theatre marketing, Alice Saville writes on the power and pitfalls of Twitter-era criticism. The post Is the hype real? appeared first on…

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Review: The Inheritance at Noël Coward Theatre by Frey Kwa Hawking

As Matthew Lopez's gay epic transfers from the Young Vic to the West End, Frey Kwa Kawking writes on its sprawling, compassionate glory. The post Review: The Inheritance at Noël Coward Thea…

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Review: All You Need Is LSD at Birmingham REP by Eve Allin

A bad trip: Eve Allin writes on Leo Butler's surreal new play for Told by An Idiot. The post Review: All You Need Is LSD at Birmingham REP appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

Review: Burlesque Noir at the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool by Freddie Machin

Pleasure seekers: Freddie Machin writes on a warm, welcoming, and thoroughly enjoyable night of Blackpool burlesque. The post Review: Burlesque Noir at the Tower Ballroom, Blackpool appeared…

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Review: Rathmines Road at Abbey Theatre by Chris McCormack

Agonising testimonies: Deirdre Kinahan's new play is a densely plotted exploration of assault and speaking out. The post Review: Rathmines Road at Abbey Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Maga…

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Review: I’m Not Running at the National Theatre by Simon Gwynn

Uncanny valley: David Hare's satire of Labour politics might be set in the present day, but it belongs in another era. The post Review: I’m Not Running at the National Theatre appeared…

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Review: othellomacbeth at Lyric Hammersmith by Amy Borsuk

'a jumble - not necessarily in a constructive, interesting or interrogative way': Amy Borsuk reviews Jude Christian's mashup of Shakespearean tragedies The post Review: othellomacbeth at Lyr…

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Review: The Mountaintop at Northern Stage by Tracey Sinclair

A mountain of a man? Tracey Sinclair writes on the nuanced performances in the touring production of Katori Hall's play. The post Review: The Mountaintop at Northern Stage appeared first on …

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Review: Twelfth Night at the Young Vic by Lauren Mooney

Shakespeare as party: Lauren Mooney writes on a fantastically warm, welcoming opener to Kwame Kwei-Armah's reign at the Young Vic. The post Review: Twelfth Night at the Young Vic appeared fi…

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Review: I’m a Phoenix, Bitch at Battersea Arts Centre by Brendan Macdonald

'A stunning show that looks inward to thrust outwards': Brendan MacDonald reviews Bryony Kimmings' new solo performance The post Review: I’m a Phoenix, Bitch at Battersea Arts Centre a…

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Review: The Lovely Bones at Northern Stage by Tracey Sinclair

Loss of innocence: Tracey Sinclair reviews the first stage adaptation of Alice Sebold's novel. The post Review: The Lovely Bones at Northern Stage appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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“To ‘be in context’ is a luxury” by Dipika Guha

Director Ailin Conant and playwright Dipika Guha are working on new play 'The Art of Gaman'. Here, they discuss ideas of belonging, immigrant experience and Japanese-American history. The po…

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Review: Kindertransport at Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

'Demons in the attic': Peter Kirwan writes on Kindertransport's portrayal of the immigrant experience The post Review: Kindertransport at Nottingham Playhouse appeared first on Exeunt Magazi…

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Milo Rau’s Theatre of Cooperation and Openness by Verity Healey

Swiss theatre director Milo Rau's working methods let members of the public into the rehearsal room. Here, he tells Verity Healey why "community theatre IS theatre". The post Milo Rau’…

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Monday, October 8, 2018

Review: The Malady of Death (La Maladie de la Mort) at the Barbican by Rosemary Waugh

The waves are rolling in or moving out: Rosemary Waugh reviews Katie Mitchell and Alice Birch's latest collaboration. The post Review: The Malady of Death (La Maladie de la Mort) at the Bar…

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A year on from #MeToo, it’s time for justice, not rehabilitation by Alice Saville

A year on from #MeToo, Alice Saville looks at the theatre industry's response - and argues it's far from time to move on. The post A year on from #MeToo, it’s time for justice, not reh…

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Review: The Lesson at The Hope Theatre by Annegret Märten

Signs of the times: Annegret Märten and Emilie Oléron Evans give a tutorial on Matthew Parker's production of Ionesco's absurdist play The post Review: The Lesson at The Hope Theatre appea…

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Review: Everyone’s Fine With Virginia Woolf at Dublin Theatre Festival by Chris McCormack

Unafraid and magnificently surreal: Elevator Repair Service reimagines Albee's classic, as part of Dublin Theatre Festival. The post Review: Everyone’s Fine With Virginia Woolf at Dubl…

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Friday, October 5, 2018

Review: ‘Abigail’s Party’ and ‘Abi’ at Derby Theatre by Emily Holyoake

Uncomfortably familiar: Emily Holyoake writes on a revival of Mike Leigh's play, alongside Safiyya Ingar's one-woman response. The post Review: ‘Abigail’s Party’ and ‘…

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Review: Dennis of Penge at Ovalhouse Theatre by Nabilah Said

'Gold, sinew and chicken fat': Nabilah Said reviews Annie Siddons' epic tribute to SE20 and its residents The post Review: Dennis of Penge at Ovalhouse Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magaz…

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Review: Horses! Horses! at Bristol Beer Factory by Lilith Wozniak

Magic realism: Lilith Wozniak reviews Wassail Theatre's pub quiz-set tale of rural life. The post Review: Horses! Horses! at Bristol Beer Factory appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Review: The Patient Gloria at Abbey Theatre by Chris McCormack

Phallocentricity gets a beating in Gina Moxley's interrogation of psychotherapy, and a betrayed female patient. The post Review: The Patient Gloria at Abbey Theatre appeared first on Exeunt …

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