As Dublin’s Gate Theatre becomes the centre of allegations of sexual harassment, Chris McCormack explores the history of womens’ public testimony in Irish theatre.
Didn’t get tickets to Punchdrunk’s latest? Fear not, here’s a very detailed rundown of what you missed (and what you didn’t).
Ben Kulchivit discovers the grotesque, the perverse, and the transcendental at Birmingham’s annual festival of live art.
Naima Khan explores the issues raised by Act For Change’s debate around theatre criticism and diversity, hosted by the NT
Escaping definition: Amelia Forsbrook rounds-up three female-led shows at Dance Umbrella 2017.
As the Weinstein revelations spark a bout of theatre-world soul-searching, Alice Saville writes on why men need to take responsibility for rooting out sexual harassment.
Lauren Mooney explores the fraught business of booking a tour, and the glaring power imbalance between venues and freelance artists.
Boom Bat Gesture’s ‘Do Your Worst’ series asks artists to create deliberate flops. Nicole Serratore asks them about failure, DIY theatre, and Spiderman.
Our Hallowe’en zine is a delightfully frightening trip into theatre and the uncanny. Here’s what’s in it, and how to get your copy.
Tamara Harvey is artistic director at Theatr Clwyd, which combines a formidable artistic reputation with a location in rural Wales. She talks Chekhovian humour, working with dead authors, and why theatre and ice rinks mix.
“How do I mentor a playwright when every time I write a play I feel like I’m starting from scratch?” Tim Crouch on joining the growing band of mentors and dramaturgs who hold up a mirror to the playwriting process.
The new artistic director of The Gate talks about running a theatre, looking to Europe, and why a narrow discourse around diversity can be dangerous.
As ‘The Fall’ comes to the Royal Court, Nicole Acquah speaks to its cast about Rhodes, Blackness on campus, and reliving their experiences of protest on stage.
Rufus, Rupert, Edward… take note. Exeunt’s writers have compiled a list of just some of the many great female playwrights that London’s theatres should be staging.
This week, there’s an outpouring of new work on trans experiences. But with the same people in charge, is change really in the air?