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Review: Promises, Promises at the Southwark Playhouse

Southwark Playhouse

Entirely unpromising: Eleanor Turney reviews a revival of the musical based on Billy Wilder's The Apartment.

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Steakhouse Live Writing: Reflective Responses

Steakhouse Live's Longer, Wetter, Faster, Better is a festival of new radical and queer performance art. As part of a pilot writing project organised by academics Bojana Jankovic and Diana Damian Martin, three writers reflect on the ideas raised by the anarchy, glitter and politics of its performances.

16 January


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Review: The Beauty Queen of Leenane at BAM Harvey

Patrick Maley reviews Druid Theatre's powerful revival in NYC.

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Review: Latin Standards at Public Theater

Public Theater

Seth Simons reviews a touching, lively tribute to Willy Chevalier.

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Review: Blak Whyte Gray at the Barbican

Barbican Theatre

An elegant riot against control: Amelia Forsbrook reviews Boy Blue Entertainment at the Barbican.

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Review: Picnic at Hanging Rock at the Lyceum, Edinburgh

Royal Lyceum Theatre

"Horror and grief seep, slither, crawl and loom": Christine Irvine reviews Tom Wright's new stage version of Joan Lindsay's cult novel.

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Gillian Greer

Katherine Soper: “If people don’t know you can’t make a living, it goes unnoticed and untalked about.”

Gillian Greer interviews the Bruntwood Prize-winning playwright Katherine Soper about the difficulties of surviving as a young writer, zero hours contracts, and the media response that characterised her as a 'perfume seller'.

Duška Radosavljević, Mark Fisher and Karen Fricker

A dialogue on theatre criticism in the digital age

Last month, debates on online theatre criticism raged after incendiary pieces by Michael Billington and Matt Trueman. In their wake, critics and academics Duška Radosavljević, Mark Fisher and Karen Fricker hold an international conversation about theatre, democracy and the role of criticality.

Andy Field

Urban Heat: Maribor

What do we do if the world doesn't end? Andy Field, co-director of Forest Fringe, considers history and community in Maribor. This is the last in a series of dispatches from Urban Heat – a project exploring the future of theatre’s engagement with urban space and communities.

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Exeunt New York’s Most Memorable Shows of 2016

The New York critics name the 2016 shows that will linger in their minds well into 2017.

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Review: Symbiotic / Unravel, le Bolero / ZERO at The Place

The Place

Relationships and identities formed by relativity or intimacy: Ka Bradley reviews a mixed bill of performances as part of Resolution 2017.

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Review: The Albatross 3rd & Main at Park Theatre

Park Theatre

Yea, slimy things did crawl with legs, / Upon the slimy sea: Emma Smith reviews Simon David Eden's journey into the American Dream.

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Review: Wish List at the Royal Court

Royal Court, Jerwood Upstairs

"The world’s Tamsins have no use for theatregoers’ tears." Sally Hales reviews Katherine Soper's Bruntwood Prize-winning play at the Royal Court.

16 January

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Review: Teatro Delusio at the Peacock Theatre

Peacock Theatre

Behind the scenes: Rosemary Waugh reviews Familie Flöz at the Peacock Theatre as part of the London International Mime Festival.

16 January


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27 December
Exeunt Staff

Exeunt’s Top Ten London Shows of 2016

Icke, Rice, light-up trainers and malfunctioning spaceships: we've seen it all this year. Here are Exeunt's favourite London shows of 2016, as chosen by collective vote.


22 December
Exeunt Staff

Exeunt’s Best Regional Theatre 2016

From fetish pageant Wagner to amateur folk musicians, Exeunt's critics nominate their favourite regional shows of 2016 in celebration of theatre staged outside of London.


20 December
Lorna Irvine

Unfix: Rebirth!

An antidote to the Christmas shows: Lorna Irvine talks us through Unfix Festival: Rebirth at the CCA in Glasgow.


14 December
Alice Saville

Jay Miller: “We don’t trust words”

The artistic director of The Yard mixes experimental theatre and club nights. He explains how this helps him create and programme work with music at its heart.


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