When news of redundancies hit, Laura Horton collected testimonies of what Theatre Royal Plymouth meant to artists and audiences. Here are 10 of them.
Director Atri Banerjee imagines some letters to Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden, during the long wait for government support.
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.
Who is theatre for? Why does it matter? What do we stand to lose? A group of directors, producers and critics talk theatre and community.
“Something positive came out of this shitty situation:” Natasha Tripney talks to the artists who are moving Eastern European arts festival POSTWEST online.
Francesca Peschier chats to a horde of theatremakers/dungeon-masters/rampaging orcs to ask what theatre can learn from D&D.
Lucy Bell writes on the underexplored challenges and unexpected aptitudes that come from mixing a career in the arts with life as a carer.
A new initiative is holding theatres accountable on Black representation. Here’s more info, plus thoughts on Exeunt’s aims for the future.
“When you go to a live performance, you take your body with you”: Annie Saunders writes on the essential connection between medium and message.
Holly Williams loops back to Simon McBurney’s time-bending binaural adventure, and asks him what it can say to lockdown audiences.
A group of theatre and performance organisations are coming together to offer support and a voice to freelancers. Their open letter explains why.
We could have celebrity monologues in half-empty auditoriums. Or, we could look to the experimental theatremakers who’ve made space for new forms.
How can we support artists better? What forms can collaboration take? A group of artists and producers discuss the future of making work collectively.
Alice Saville surveys the freelance theatre workers who aren’t covered by government support, and have been left without income overnight.
Selina Thompson lists and itemises the performances to come, once lockdown is over.