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Review: Pop Up Theatric’s Broken City in Wall Street, NYC

Befuddled narratives: Seth Simons reviews Pop Up Theatric's performance in New York's Financial District.

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Ireland’s Abortion Debate: How Performance and Design are Changing the Conversation

As a pro-choice mural is painted over in Dublin, Chris McCormack explores the power of art and performance to create new imagery around abortion.

26 July


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Review: Now We Are Here at the Young Vic

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Seeking sanctuary: Ben Monks reviews a work created by refugees that displays "humour, resilience, and unwavering courage".

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Foreignisation, translation and Hamlet Gliwicki

As part of an academic-led project on foreignisation and translation, Bojana Jankovic explores an uncompromising attempt to stage a challenging German-Polish text.

26 July

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Interviewing an Outlaw: Hannah Nicklin

In the latest installment of Strangeness + Charm, Hannah Nicklin discusses her upcoming show Equations for a Moving Body, combining performance with sport, personal limits and personal bests.

14 July

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Review: Harry Potter and The Cursed Child, Parts 1 and 2 at the Palace Theatre

Palace Theatre

Love and friendship: Tim Bano reviews Harry Potter And The Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre.

26 July

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Review: Nothin’s Gonna Change My World at the Waterfront Museum

Waterfront Museum

Wandering through the American Dream: Sarah Matusek reviews an immersive promenade piece about the many faces of America.

25 July

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James Baker

Taboos in Children’s Theatre

James Baker, co-artistic director of Bootworks Theatre, on why children are more able to tackle challenging situations and difficult ideas than we might admit.

Rhiannon Armstrong

The Radical Act of Stopping

Rhiannon Armstrong discusses radical resting and her Public Selfcare System ahead of her performance at Tempting Failure.

Diana Damian Martin

Foreignisation on Stage: Les Serpents

"Your silhouette is an outrage to beautiful materials". As part of a series of articles on theatre in translation, Diana Damian Martin explores the complexities of translating NDiaye's text 'Les Serpents', a mythological exploration of colonialism.

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Performance and the New Tate Modern

"So what is the new Tate Modern? Is it the ultimate neoliberal art institution?" As the gallery opens its vast new Switch House extension, Diana Damian Martin explores the interplay between economics, performance and public engagement.

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Review: Pigs and Dogs at the Royal Court

Royal Court, Jerwood Downstairs

Gillian Greer reviews the play that took fifteen minutes to watch with a review that took fifteen minutes to write.

25 July

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Review: The Soul of Wittgenstein at the King’s Head

King's Head Theatre

The pursuit of knowledge: Brendan Macdonald reviews Ron Elisha’s biographical play about Wittgenstein's later years.

25 July

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Review: No End of Blame at Atlantic Stage 2

Atlantic Stage 2

Assigning blame: Todd Backus reviews a play inspired by the life of political cartoonist Victor Weisz, as part of the Potomac Theatre Project's new season.

24 July

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Review: Milk and Blood at Rich Mix

Rich Mix

It’s no use crying over spilt milk: Nisha Ramayya reviews Franko B's new work as part of the Certain Blacks Festival.

23 July


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11 July
Alice Saville

Theatre and Performance To See At Latitude

Latitude 2016 has the theme of 'Love Thy Neighbour'. We've got into the Biblical spirit to offer ten commandments for seeing theatre at this year's fest.


8 July
Anna Winter

Rudimania and Bitchy Ballet Books

Anna Winter compares two portrayals of the legendary dancer Rudolph Nureyev: Aletta Lawson's new play and Peter Wright's fantastically bitchy memoir.


7 July
Catherine Love

Anthony Neilson: “Most theatres won’t fully agree to let me work this way.”

Anthony Neilson's new play, 'Unreachable', opens at the Royal Court this week. Catherine Love sits in on the rehearsals, and explores mainstream theatre's reluctance to stage devised work.


6 July
Catherine Love

Translating Theatre: Trial and Error

Translating Theatre is a research and practice-based project that aims to spark intercultural dialogue. As part of a series of essays from the project, Catherine Love steps into the rehearsal room to explore the elusive rules of humour and 'foreignisation'.


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