Playwright Naomi Sheldon chats to Rosemary Waugh about her pandemic pregnancy, sex, and channelling emotional turbulence into action.
The new artistic director of Northern Stage talks doomscrolling, digital theatre, and fighting to bring back the artists that theatre’s lost.
Good enough to eat: Rosemary Waugh cooks along with a show that explores our relationship with food.
Rosemary Waugh interviews the co-artistic director of Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre about her tumultuous first year in the job.
Low-growling discord: Rosemary Waugh reviews a tense 60th anniversary revival of Harold Pinter’s play.
Traverse Theatre’s incoming co-artistic director Debbie Hannan talks class, the fringe, and rethinking theatre’s power structures.
Star Players: Rosemary Waugh writes on a site-specific show celebrating the ‘mud-splattered-flood-lit revolution’ that is women’s football.
Friendly overtures: Rosemary Waugh writes on her confidence-boosting one-to-one therapy session from an opera singer.
The Claim is a Kafka-esque dive into the UK’s asylum system. Here, its creators talk bureaucracy, funding, and making political theatre without the capital ‘P’.
Elegantly wasted: Rosemary Waugh writes on Tony Kushner’s elaborate, infuriating rewrite of Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s play.
“We’re good people right?” – Rosemary Waugh writes on the normal people of Duncan Macmillan’s climate change play.
Unreliable narratives: Rosemary Waugh writes on Lucy Prebble’s metatheatrical story of Litvinenko’s poisoning.
Freaky fairground mirrors: Rosemary Waugh writes on a playful take on Ben Jonson’s challenging play.
“This hyper-awareness of impending death”: Rosemary Waugh writes on Kally Lloyd-Jones’ dance piece about mortality.
Awkward notes: Rosemary Waugh writes on Pat Kinevane’s musical meander through the life of a man who’s lost custody of his daughter.