Alice Saville collates some arguments for urgently funding theatres now, so that they’ll still be there for us in whatever world awaits us in 2021.
A new initiative is holding theatres accountable on Black representation. Here’s more info, plus thoughts on Exeunt’s aims for the future.
We could have celebrity monologues in half-empty auditoriums. Or, we could look to the experimental theatremakers who’ve made space for new forms.
Alice Saville surveys the freelance theatre workers who aren’t covered by government support, and have been left without income overnight.
Alice Saville writes on how coronavirus offers theatre an opportunity to rethink what ‘being in a room together’ really means.
Alice Saville makes a big, huge attempt to appreciate the joys of the Julia Roberts flick-turned-heteronormative musical fantasy.
With both ‘Far Away’ and ‘A Number’ on in London, now’s your moment to develop a Caryl Churchill obsession. Alice Saville writes on two plays that are designed to mesmerise.
Mirror, mirror: Alice Saville reflects on Sergio Blanco’s cool look at narcissism and murderous urges.
“relentlessly forwards forwards forwards”: Alice Saville writes on Alistair McDowall’s warpspeed cradle-to-grave monologue, as performed by Kate Flynn.
Tasmania’s triumphantly weird arts festival lures in audiences with magic, sweat and glitter.
As plans are taking shape for 2022’s £120m post-Brexit arts extravaganza, here are some more outward-looking ways to mark Britain’s exit from the EU.
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 writes on how ideas of expertise are used to define who gets to have an opinion on theatre.
Endless spirals: Alice Saville writes on the looping, time-bending world of Annie Baker’s interrogation of storytelling.
A lovesong in the dark: Alice Saville writes on the mystical magic of Norway’s biannual performance festival.