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Review: An Octoroon at National Theatre

Defiance is at the heart of its genius: Jennifer-Jane Benjamin reviews the National Theatre transfer of Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins's play.

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Into the Unknown

In an annual Exeunt tradition, Natasha Tripney condenses the contents of the entire 2018 Edinburgh Fringe programme into a single poem.

14 June


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Review: The Reason I Jump at The Children’s Wood at North Kelvin Meadow, Glasgow

'A vivid plea for understanding': David Pollock reviews a promenade adaptation of Naoki Higashida’s book about the experience of autism.

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Review: Smack That (a conversation) at Barbican

'We’re all Beverlys here': Ka Bradley reviews Rhiannon Faith's dance-based work about domestic abuse.

16 June

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A Beginner’s Guide to Getting Your Fringe Show Reviewed

Fringe season is upon us, so Tracey Sinclair has canvassed theatre critics to compile this guide to how shows can maximise their chances of getting reviewed.

14 June

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Review: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest at Crucible, Sheffield

Pertinent and unsettling: John Murphy reviews a stage adaptation of Ken Kesey's novel.

14 June

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Alice Saville

To all the shows I didn’t go to

As the theatre calendar goes into overdrive, Alice Saville writes on the time-and-space challenges of trying, and failing, to see everything.

Eve Leigh

Verity Standen’s Undersong

"This piece has journeys in it": Eve Leigh writes on the reverberating magic of Verity Standen's surround sound choral performance.

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Exeunt Recommends: 6.06.2018

Gob Squad, Translations, and Maxine Peake inside a giant revolving mudheap: here are the shows you wouldn't want to miss over the next fortnight.

Andrew Edwards

Hidden Door Festival 2018

"The scale, despite the ramshackle surroundings, is huge." - Andrew Edwards writes on the joys of Leith's eclectic multi-disciplinary arts festival.

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Review: Lovers: Winners and Losers at Pavilion Theatre, Dublin

Love and playwriting: Chris McCormack reviews Brian Friel's two-part play.

14 June

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Review: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives at the Arcola Theatre

Hope, comedy, violence and suffering: Rotimi Babatunde's stage adaptation of Lola Shoneyin's novel is a sweet show that leaves a sour taste.

13 June

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Review: Legally Blonde The Musical at the Theatre Royal Brighton

A tough act to resist: Tracey Sinclair falls for the big-hearted charm of Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin’s stage adaptation on its national tour.

12 June

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Review: Machinal at Almeida Theatre

Messy, flawed, slippery: Rosemary Waugh on an intriguing revival of Sophie Treadwell's 1928 play.

12 June


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1 June
Naomi Obeng

Watch Out Festival 2018

Naomi Obeng encounters transformation, an intergalactic mission, bingo, and tons of exciting new performance at Cambridge Junction's one day fest.


24 May
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Femmetopia Festival

As Karen Finley's new show 'Unicorn Gratitude Mystery' comes to Femmetopia, she talks to the queer festival's co-curator about American politics, princesses, and activist art.


22 May
David Byrne

A Programming Model That Puts Artists First

The New Diorama Theatre is revolutionising the way it's programmed. Here's the venue's AD David Byrne on why he's putting companies first.


22 May
Maddy Costa

Theatre Criticism and Circles of Power

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.


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