The author of ‘Everywoman’ at Vault Festival writes on her decision to remain anonymous, and on how gender influences ideas of what counts as a ‘universal’ story.
Tarik Elmoutawakil, creative producer at Brighton’s Marlborough Theatre, talks about creating a ‘space church’ for disabled, queer, trans and non-binary people of colour.
Malaprop Theatre’s approach mixes big ideas with bags of quirky warmth. They talk politics, Irish theatre, and collaborative working ahead of their stint at Vault.
Playwright James Graham’s Brexit telly drama was met with a storm of media fury. Here’s Fergus Morgan on what it says about our expectations of drama on TV.
Vault, Push Festival, and more mime than you can shake an (invisible) stick at: here’s Exeunt’s UK-wide picks for January in theatre.
From a strange seaside experience to meta Jane Austen, Exeunt’s writers pick their stand-out shows outside of London.
After #hotgate, Dr Kirsty Sedgman writes on the complex territory of gender and objectification in theatre, and why it’s time for “a more radical, ethical kind of thirst”.
Exeunt’s London writers choose the shows that they loved, fought for, and couldn’t stop talking about in 2018.
For every play that makes it to the stage, there are many more languishing under commission. Duncan Gates makes a case for more transparency in new writing for theatre.
As Brexit looms, a series of live art parties are creating space to explore multicultural LGBT+ experiences.
“The change is small but the difference is mighty” – J N Benjamin writes on how Misty was transformed in the hands of Arinzé Kene’s female understudy, Kibong Tanji.
James Varney interviews performance-maker Jackie Hagan about access and telling the stories of “real people who are having a hard time”
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”.
Dr Diana Damian Martin and Dr Margherita Laera introduce their new research project, a survey which will explore who writes about theatre and performance, and map the conditions they work under.
Scottee is hosting Hamburger Queen, a “talent show for chubsters”. Here, he explains why it’s essential in an industry that doesn’t make room for fat artists and audiences.