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.
Sorry not sorry: Alice Saville writes on a spate of female playwrights who are breaking form and pulling back the curtain on gendered power structures.
Drip, drip, drip: Alice Saville writes on Sabrina Mahfouz’s slow-building deluge of a show.
A guide to October’s chaotic flurry of performance, dance, and theatre.
“A meta review of a metatheatrical play? Are you quite sure that’s wise?” Alice Saville writes an Austen-inspired response to Laura Wade’s Regency romp.
Emotive notes: Alice Saville responds to Dave Malloy’s passionate symphonic musical with a review in four movements.
Alice Saville writes on 1809’s Old Price Riots, and what they can teach commercial theatre producers over two centuries later.
“You don’t need me to tell you about Fleabag”: Alice Saville writes on a theatrical homecoming for Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s much-loved feminist antihero.
(Un)sexy times: Alice Saville writes on a blunt exploration of female arousal.
Boxed in: Alice Saville writes on a disconcerting, robot-led dive into Amazon’s fulfilment policies.
Young masters: Poltergeist Theatre’s performance is an entertaining rampage through an art gallery.
Feminist joy: Alice Saville writes on Gina Moxley’s intergenerational exploration of female desire.