Exeunt’s writers cooked up a bumper batch of form-breaking reviews this year – from dialogues to letters to quizzes. Here are some of our favourites.
Housed in a former mirror factory, The Big House works with at-risk young people to make theatre that reflects their experiences. Lily Levinson talks to the participants in their new performance, 1st Luv.
“A haunting is a story that stays with you” : Eve Leigh writes on why she’s created an online afterlife for her play Midnight Movie.
Oh no, this list doesn’t include any pantos – but there are plenty of other wintry delights in Exeunt’s UK-wide tips on what to see this December.
Alice Saville writes on how ideas of expertise are used to define who gets to have an opinion on theatre.
Holly Williams encounters the “stories of a fledgling nation” at an intensely political festival of theatre from across Kosovo.
Queer renaissance musicals, affectionate plants and Bryony Kimmings on tour; here are Exeunt’s UK-wide tips on what to see this November.
In this roundtable, members of Migrants in Culture discuss the impact of the Hostile Environment, and why it’s time for the arts sector to act.
A lovesong in the dark: Alice Saville writes on the mystical magic of Norway’s biannual performance festival.
Figs in Wigs’ Rachel Porter talks about the underacknowledged awkwardness of selling theatre – especially when it’s on the weirder end of the spectrum.
Ahead of CPT’s Handle With Care Festival, Kaya Stanley-Money writes on how venues are approaching the heated conversation around trigger warnings.
Dive into the unknown: Ben Kulvichit live blogs his journey through 2019’s Fierce Festival.
Sorry not sorry: Alice Saville writes on a spate of female playwrights who are breaking form and pulling back the curtain on gendered power structures.
“I am considered a debate topic, and I have learned not to flinch”: Jess Rahman-González and Oli Isaac discuss the emotional impact of the backlash against the Old Vic’s trans inclusive toilets.
A guide to October’s chaotic flurry of performance, dance, and theatre.