“We’re not asking the audience not to see the colour of their skin – we are specifically asking them to look at it” – Miranda Cromwell, Marianne Elliott and Wendell Pierce discuss the impact of casting black actors in Miller’s play.
Playwright Anchuli Felicia King’s grimly comic satire of the Singapore skin-lightening industry opens at the Royal Court this week. In this interview, she discusses Mamet, Crazy Rich Asians, and late-stage capitalism.
Artist Nick Field is bringing two new shows to CPT. He chats to Hannah Greenstreet about neoliberalism, Tom Baker, and making work that’s “pretty damn queer”.
Maddy Costa conducts an email dialogue with Annie Siddons about her new show Dennis of Penge, a triumphant narrative of addiction, recovery, and fighting the PIP system.
Ontroerend Goed artistic director Alexander Devriendt talks interactive theatre, gaming, and the death of capitalism.
Francesca Peschier interviews the duo behind Bechdel Theatre about industry inequality, representation, and sexy, sexy data.
Nicole Acquah interviews the legendary verbatim theatremaker and creator of ‘Notes from the Field’, now on at the Royal Court.
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.
Performance artist Ultimate Dancer makes work that mingles choreography and spirituality. Here, she talks healing rituals, movement, and the power of darkness.
The author of ‘Frozen’ and a new adaptation of ‘Brighton Rock’ talks female anger, reimagining romantic fiction, and the banality of murder.
Fergus Morgan interviews the enigmatic West End director about star casting, commercial theatre, and the post-Weinstein landscape.
Four Vault Festival shows are combining belly laughs with explorations of life with mental health conditions like anxiety and depression. Francesca Peschier chats to some of their creators.
As ‘The Believers Are But Brothers’ opens at Bush Theatre, its creator talks radicalisation, Prevent and making work outside London.
Ahead of her show ‘So Many Reasons’ at feminist festival Calm Down Dear, the writer and performer talks mother-daughter relationships, bypassing gatekeepers, and how to ‘jolt’ an audience.
Hannah Greenstreet sits in on rehearsals for Forward Arena’s queer, time-hopping epic.