Theatre as controlled demolition: Christopher Rüping’s dissection of Brecht is thrilling, smart and savage.
Lee Anderson reviews “cyborg theatre” by Susanne Kennedy
Behind-the-scenes: Lee Anderson reviews Thomas Ostermeier’s staging of Didier Eribon’s novel.
Lee Anderson and Annegret Märten discover metatheatrics, total theatre and a fug of Ostalgie at Berlin’s fortnight-long festival of German theatre.
Rinse, repeat, ad infinitum: Lee Anderson review Forced Entertainment’s performance at Theatertreffen 2017.
Lee Anderson finds that Simon Stone’s new version of Three Sisters reduces the women of Chekhov’s original to “bit players in their own drama”.
Art and the middle classes.
How I learned to stop worrying and love the Verfremdungseffeckt
Slow, solemn, electric.
Representation and repetition.