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Monday, October 29, 2018

Review: A Very Very Very Dark Matter at Bridge Theatre by Alice Saville

Casual cruelty: Martin McDonagh's play mixes crude colonialist satire with the trappings of a family Christmas show. The post Review: A Very Very Very Dark Matter at Bridge Theatre appeared …

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 09:26AM
Sunday, October 28, 2018

Review: Truth or Dare, Britney or Goofy… at Unicorn Theatre by Alice Saville

A spreading bruise: Alice Saville writes on Lies Pauwels' participatory exploration of dealing with emotional pain. The post Review: Truth or Dare, Britney or Goofy… at Unicorn Theatr…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 11:25AM
Monday, October 15, 2018

Review: The Sweet Science of Bruising at Southwark Playhouse by Alice Saville

Punching up: Joy Wilkinson's play is an exhilarating trip into an imagined world of Victorian women's boxing. The post Review: The Sweet Science of Bruising at Southwark Playhouse appeared f…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 01:09PM

Is the hype real? by Alice Saville

As social media takes a starring role in 21st century theatre marketing, Alice Saville writes on the power and pitfalls of Twitter-era criticism. The post Is the hype real? appeared first on…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 07:27AM
Monday, October 8, 2018

A year on from #MeToo, it’s time for justice, not rehabilitation by Alice Saville

A year on from #MeToo, Alice Saville looks at the theatre industry's response - and argues it's far from time to move on. The post A year on from #MeToo, it’s time for justice, not reh…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 05:49AM
Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Review: Salome at the ENO by Alice Saville

Desire is everything: Adena Jacobs' staging of Strauss's opera is full of ponytail-slick, sensuous, striking images. The post Review: Salome at the ENO appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 07:29AM
Thursday, September 13, 2018

Review: Heathers the Musical London Theatre Royal Haymarket by Alice Saville

Ice-cold teen psychopaths: Alice Saville writes on the '80s teen movie's uneasy transition to the stage. The post Review: Heathers the Musical London Theatre Royal Haymarket appeared first o…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 07:01PM
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Clare Barron: “The writing’s better, because we’re working together” by Alice Saville

The author of 'Dance Nation' talks teen experience, experimenting with form, and what makes New York's playwriting scene special. The post Clare Barron: “The writing’s better, be…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 08:50AM
Monday, September 3, 2018

Exeunt Recommends: September 3rd-18th 2018 by Alice Saville

The UK's theatres are starting a new term with some huge openings, and we're taking notes. Here's what to see. The post Exeunt Recommends: September 3rd-18th 2018 appeared first on Exeunt Ma…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 05:02AM
Sunday, August 26, 2018

Exeunt recommends: Edinburgh Fringe, Week Three by Alice Saville

As the fringe rumbles to a close, here are the shows that Exeunt's writers wouldn't want you to forget. The post Exeunt recommends: Edinburgh Fringe, Week Three appeared first on Exeunt Maga…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 02:05PM
Monday, August 20, 2018

Edinburgh review: Prehistoric at Summerhall by Alice Saville

Crushed feels: this story of the late 1970s Brisbane punk scene is emotive and brutal. The post Edinburgh review: Prehistoric at Summerhall appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 07:14AM
Saturday, August 18, 2018

Exeunt Recommends: Edinburgh Fringe, Week Two by Alice Saville

At the Edinburgh fringe's midpoint, here are the shows that Exeunt's writers think you should see. The post Exeunt Recommends: Edinburgh Fringe, Week Two appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 12:59PM
Friday, August 10, 2018

Edinburgh review: Daughter at Canada Hub, Summerhall by Alice Saville

Alice Saville on Adam Lazarus's controversial (but not controversial enough) narrative of male violence. The post Edinburgh review: Daughter at Canada Hub, Summerhall appeared first on Exeun…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 12:09PM
Thursday, August 9, 2018

Edinburgh review: Girl World at The Space by Alice Saville

A riot grrl playground: Frisky Theatre's show is an entrancing, infuriating exploration of girlhood. The post Edinburgh review: Girl World at The Space appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 06:54AM

Exeunt Recommends: Edinburgh fringe, week one by Alice Saville

The fringe has begun, and Exeunt's writers have a few thoughts on what you should go and see. The post Exeunt Recommends: Edinburgh fringe, week one appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 04:12AM
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Review: May I Speak About Dance? at Summerhall by Alice Saville

Boaz Barkan's performance-lecture explores the struggle to put dance into words. The post Review: May I Speak About Dance? at Summerhall appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 10:23AM
Monday, August 6, 2018

Edinburgh review: Fallen Fruit by Two Destination Language by Alice Saville

A society, torn down: Katherina Radeva's solo show asks questions about the kind of world we want to live in. The post Edinburgh review: Fallen Fruit by Two Destination Language appeared fir…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 08:44AM
Monday, July 30, 2018

Review: Fun Home at Young Vic Theatre by Alice Saville

Intricately drawn: Alice Saville on the soaring, beautiful musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel's graphic novel. The post Review: Fun Home at Young Vic Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magaz…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 09:41AM
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Review: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie at Donmar Theatre by Alice Saville

Listen and learn: Polly Findlay's play is a masterclass in puncturing the trope of the Charismatic Maverick Teacher. The post Review: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie at Donmar Theatre appeared…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 09:42AM
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Remaking Musical Theatre’s Misogynist History by Alice Saville

Alice Saville writes on Kiss Me Kate, and her complex relationship with musical theatre's problematic back catalogue. The post Remaking Musical Theatre’s Misogynist History appeared f…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 07:11AM
Monday, June 25, 2018

Exeunt Recommends: 25.6.2018 by Alice Saville

Incoming is Incoming! More on the mini-festival of bargainous work by emerging artists, plus plenty of other shows not to miss this fortnight. The post Exeunt Recommends: 25.6.2018 appeared …

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 03:48AM
Monday, June 11, 2018

Review: Phobiarama at LIFT 2018 by Alice Saville

'Like any fairground ride, Phobiarama is not subtle': Alice Saville rides Dries Verhoeven's ghost train at LIFT 2018. The post Review: Phobiarama at LIFT 2018 appeared first on Exeunt Magaz…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 03:14AM
Sunday, June 10, 2018

To all the shows I didn’t go to by Alice Saville

As the theatre calendar goes into overdrive, Alice Saville writes on the time-and-space challenges of trying, and failing, to see everything. The post To all the shows I didn’t go to a…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 07:32PM
Monday, June 4, 2018

Review: The Rink at Southwark Playhouse by Alice Saville

Hall of amusements: set in a decaying seaside resort, this rarely staged Kander and Ebb musical has a warm mother-daughter bond at its heart. The post Review: The Rink at Southwark Playhous…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 09:39AM
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Review: The Paper Man at Norfolk and Norwich Festival by Alice Saville

A beautiful game: Improbable's devised show mixes football and feminism, in a tribute to the power of teamwork. The post Review: The Paper Man at Norfolk and Norwich Festival appeared first …

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 05:06AM
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Review: Grotty at The Bunker Theatre by Alice Saville

Clam jam: Izzy Tennyson's play is a grimy, intriguing look at Dalston's lesbian party scene. The post Review: Grotty at The Bunker Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 07:55AM
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

No More Heroes by Alice Saville

Alice Saville considers questions of reputation and legacy in an industry that’s in love with its own history. The post No More Heroes appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 07:09AM
Monday, April 30, 2018

Review: Absolute Hell at the National Theatre by Alice Saville

The inadequacy of language: Alice Saville on Rodney Ackland's sprawling epic of post-war London nightlife. The post Review: Absolute Hell at the National Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Mag…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 12:48PM
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Review: Chicago at Phoenix Theatre by Alice Saville

He had it coming: Alice Saville's review of the sexy, slick courtroom story takes the form of a trial transcript. The post Review: Chicago at Phoenix Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazin…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 04:02AM
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Review: Brief Encounter at Empire Cinema by Alice Saville

The billow of smoke: Emma Rice's reimagining of the classic is gorgeously, but narrowly, romantic. The post Review: Brief Encounter at Empire Cinema appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 02:23AM
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Ellie Dubois: “Circus is a device in the toolkit I use to make a show” by Alice Saville

Ellie Dubois's shows blur the line between circus and live art. She talks pushing at the limits, gender, and why circus needs more criticism. The post Ellie Dubois: “Circus is a device…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 08:49AM

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