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Review: Gypsy at Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Successful parenting: James Varney writes on the obsessive drive of Rose, the vaudeville troupe manager-mother of Gypsy.

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The Big House: “Believing in me when I didn’t believe in myself.”

Housed in a former mirror factory, The Big House works with at-risk young people to make theatre that reflects their experiences. Lily Levinson talks to the participants in their new performance, 1st Luv.

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Review: Strange Tales at Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Found in translation: Crystal Bennes on the bizarre pleasures of Pu Songling's classical Chinese fables, adapted for the stage by Grid Iron.

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Review: Midnight Movie at Royal Court Theatre

Dizzying depths: Brendan Macdonald writes on Eve Leigh's plunge into life online.

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Review: Drac and Jill at The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol

Bloody festive: Lilith Wozniak reviews a pop-culture mash-up Christmas show with flying vampires, strap-ons and Bon Jovi sing-a-longs.

5 December

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Review: Cardiff Dance Festival

Touch, crawl, jump: improvisation with toddlers, dreams and desire, Welsh language and skipping rope at Cardiff's biennial festival of contemporary dance.

5 December

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Eve Leigh

A Digital Body

"A haunting is a story that stays with you" : Eve Leigh writes on why she's created an online afterlife for her play Midnight Movie.

Alice Saville

Exeunt Recommends: December 2019

Oh no, this list doesn't include any pantos - but there are plenty of other wintry delights in Exeunt's UK-wide tips on what to see this December.

Alice Saville

How do theatre critics become experts?

Alice Saville writes on how ideas of expertise are used to define who gets to have an opinion on theatre.

Holly Williams

Kosovo Theatre Showcase

Holly Williams encounters the "stories of a fledgling nation" at an intensely political festival of theatre from across Kosovo.

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Review: Amelie the Musical at The Other Palace

Flights of fancy: Frey Kwa Hawking writes on a whimsical staging of the 2001 Parisian romcom.

5 December

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Review: Plant Fetish at HOME, Manchester

Real plastic trees: James Varney writes on Chanje Kunda's conversational, autobiographical show about trying to move past trauma.

3 December

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Review: Superstar at Southwark Playhouse

Overshadowed: Nicola Wren's monologue explores what it's like to pursue stardom when you've got a famous sibling.

2 December

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Review: Magic Theatre – [scenes from the unconscious] at CCA, Glasgow

Andrew Edwards writes on the "exhilaration and fear-induced defecation" of Jian Yi's ambitious, visually rich multimedia fusion of Butoh and live art.

29 November


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Exeunt recommends: November 2019

Queer renaissance musicals, affectionate plants and Bryony Kimmings on tour; here are Exeunt's UK-wide tips on what to see this November.


30 October
Migrants in Culture

Climates of Hostility: A Migrants in Culture Roundtable

In this roundtable, members of Migrants in Culture discuss the impact of the Hostile Environment, and why it's time for the arts sector to act.


29 October
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Meteor Festival, Bergen

A lovesong in the dark: Alice Saville writes on the mystical magic of Norway's biannual performance festival.


24 October
Rachel Porter

The Ickiness of Marketing Your Art

Figs in Wigs' Rachel Porter talks about the underacknowledged awkwardness of selling theatre – especially when it's on the weirder end of the spectrum.


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