Exeunt’s writers look back on a year of livestreams, and the journey from despondency to hope.
Samuel Sims chats to front of house workers about why theatres need to change both their attitudes and their contracts.
As theatre in 2020 stumbles from crisis to crisis, critics are reaching for the stars – and, Fergus Morgan argues, that’s okay.
Rosemary Waugh interviews the co-artistic director of Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre about her tumultuous first year in the job.
Wambui Hardcastle interviews the founder of Artistic Directors of the Future about her mission to change who gets to lead the UK’s theatre buildings and companies.
‘Liveness’ is central to theatre’s identity. But how can you create it online? And do you need to? Alice Saville explores the tangled set of questions facing 2020’s artists and producers.
Maddy Costa turns her interview with Encounter’s director Jen Malarkey into an interactive twine story, ahead of Friday’s stream of The Kids Are Alright.
Lily Levinson speaks to the artists, activists and participants working together to reimagine how BAC engages with its local community.
Poet-turned-playwright Hannah Lavery discusses racism in Scotland, her ‘wilderness years’, and her new play, Lament for Sheku Bayoh.
Plan your Autumn of sofa-bound theatre with our big list of livestreams, archive recordings and podcasts.
Neil Bettles, artistic director of Manchester-based company ThickSkin, writes on how experimenting with VR could bring touring theatre to new audiences
Jade Montserrat writes on the germination process of her new filmed performance, part of performingbordersLIVE20.
As artists come under pressure not to bite the hand that feeds them, Angelo Irving argues that it’s time to see the government’s actions for what they really are.
Traverse Theatre’s incoming co-artistic director Debbie Hannan talks class, the fringe, and rethinking theatre’s power structures.
As the UK’s leaders use the language of business to justify further devastation to theatre, Alice Saville argues that they’re looking for value in the wrong places.