As Emilia hits the West End, Hannah Greenstreet and Amy Borsuk discuss its metatheatricality, its Jewish parallels, its role as feminist historical fiction, and more.
Alice Saville writes on what ‘The Color Purple’ casting controversy says about theatre producers’ attitudes towards queer actors, and queer audiences.
“So how do we talk about the flying body, this body in space?”: Francesca Peschier interviews two female circus artists about objectification, challenging beauty norms, and soaring through the air.
Brighton’s Marlborough Theatre is taking queer live art on tour across the UK – and they’ve made a new documentary about the project. Watch it here.
A tear-stained rundown of all the ways in which the UK’s theatre scene will mark Britain’s (probable) parting of ways with the EU.
“There’s a pervasive stench of exhaustion running though everything” – Rosemary Waugh writes on Simon Stone’s Medea, and why it spoke to her in a way that his Yerma didn’t.
Mess, horror and queer celebration: here are Exeunt’s UK-wide picks for March in theatre and performance.
“Bats! Gay bats! Bats in a freaking tunnel!” – Francesca Peschier heads underground in search of the campest, eeriest, and most shiver-inducing shows at Vault Festival.
Rosemary Waugh interviews the young company behind a hit fringe show exploring trauma, clothes, and healing.
J N Benjamin explores the ethical issues around casting unpaid ‘community’ performers alongside professional actors.
Francesca Peschier dives into Vault Festival to find shows that explore girlhood, “like cutting through life with blunted scissors”.
Playwright Luke Barnes writes on what he’s learned from developing new play ‘The Jumper Factory’ in collaboration with men from Wandsworth prison.
Alex Oates’ play about an autistic child has sparked a multi-layered conversation about disability and representation. Alice Saville writes on why it’s time for its makers to listen.
Sleepwalk Collective’s Sammy Metcalfe writes on the impact of Brexit on the company, and why they’re throwing a festival of work in Spain.
Alice Saville writes on ideas of relatability and representation in three Vault Festival shows.