Review: Macbeth at Shakespeare’s Globe

Flickering flames: Amy Borsuk writes on a production of Shakespeare's tragedy that makes artful use of candlelight.

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A Very Very Very Dark Matter, and the limits of satire

"This is a play about race matters by a writer for whom race matters not" - Desirée Baptiste unpicks the racist and ableist themes of Martin McDonagh's play.

16 November


Review: Estonia Now Triple Bill at the Tramway, Glasgow

'Meeting after meeting, difference after difference': Andy Edwards reflects on a triple bill of Estonian contemporary performance in Glasgow.

Published Yesterday


Review: Courage Everywhere – ‘And Others’ at National Theatre

Courage Everywhere, the NT's celebration of 100 years since (partial) womens' suffrage, begins with a powerful new play from Graeae.

16 November


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Review: Super Duper Close Up at The Yard

'a bit like being occasionally struck by lightning': Frey Kwa Hawking writes on Made in China's fast-talking new show.

16 November


Review: Queen Cunt: Sacred or Profane? at The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol

Gift shop Frida Kahlo: Lilith Wozniak writes on Deborah Antoinette and China Blue Fish's sketch show, and asks what we want from feminist theatre.

15 November


Rosemary Waugh

Jess Latowicki: “I became really interested in what the expectations are for female artists”

Rosemary Waugh chats to Jess Latowicki, one half of Made in China, about how their new show Super Duper Close Up draws inspiration from anxiety, feminism - and skincare.

Alice Saville

Opportunity: British Council bursaries for bloggers

A new British Council project will support UK bloggers to discover and write about international work.

Exeunt Staff

If we stormed the West End…

We dreamed a dream: Exeunt's writers imagine a takeover of London's creakiest, most storied theatres.

Ava Wong Davies

SPILL Festival 2018

A mushrooming community: Ava Wong Davies writes on the intimacy and kindness of the works at this year's instalment of performance art fest SPILL.

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Review: Hadestown at National Theatre

The boy with the lyre: Alice Saville writes on Anais Mitchell's infernal concept album-turned-musical.

14 November


Review: It’s Different for Girls at Live Theatre, Newcastle

'I hope for better stories than these': Tracey Sinclair writes on the prevalence of violence against women as plot device in her review of She Production's devised play.

14 November


Review: Imagined Touch at Barbican

'Bafflement, interest and curiosity': Ka Bradley writes on Jodee Mundee's immersive insight into the lives of deafblind people.

12 November


Review: vessel at Battersea Arts Centre

'Let's talk about speaking': Lauren Mooney writes on Sue MacLaine Company's new show, inspired by the practice of Anchoritism.

11 November

More Features

1 November
Thomas John Bacon

Tempting Failure

Earlier this year, Croydon's biannual performance art festival became the centre of a firestorm of right-wing media hostility. Here, its artistic director Thomas John Bacon writes on what sparked the flames.

29 October
Melanie Rashbrooke

Calling All Fans

Newcastle-based theatre company The Six Twenty want your stories of music fandom.

25 October
Fergus Morgan

The Trouble with Ticket Schemes

Following the announcement that the NT's Travelex sponsorship is coming to an end, Fergus Morgan writes on the trouble with cheap ticket schemes.

22 October
Dr Kirsty Sedgman

What is ‘good’ theatre?

Audience experience researcher Dr Kirsty Sedgman writes on why ideas of 'quality' and 'value' in theatre are all but impossible to measure.