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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
Sunday, March 11, 2018

Review: Summer and Smoke at Almeida Theatre by Alice Saville

A vindication of female oddness: Patsy Ferran stars in Tennessee William's painful study of anxiety, passion and loneliness. The post Review: Summer and Smoke at Almeida Theatre appeared fir…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 06:16PM

Review: The Year of the Rooster Monk at Vault Festival by Alice Saville

Giselle LeBleu's spooky, multilayered storytelling show really is perfect for Mother's Day. The post Review: The Year of the Rooster Monk at Vault Festival appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 07:14AM
Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Boycotting Work by Unpaid Creatives Isn’t the Answer by Alice Saville

Some thoughts on work and exploitation, following Mark Shenton's statement that he'll no longer go to shows made by unpaid creatives. The post Boycotting Work by Unpaid Creatives Isn’t…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 04:10AM
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Being an Artist, post-Brexit by Alice Saville

"Brexit has sent a subconscious 'exodus call'." - European company Little Soldier talk leaving, uncertainty and the impact of the 'yes' vote. The post Being an Artist, post-Brexit appeared f…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 04:01AM
Monday, February 26, 2018

Bryony Lavery: “Anger is one of the things that fuels me wonderfully.” by Alice Saville

The author of 'Frozen' and a new adaptation of 'Brighton Rock' talks female anger, reimagining romantic fiction, and the banality of murder. The post Bryony Lavery: “Anger is one of th…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 07:11PM
Monday, February 12, 2018

LGBT History Month – a chance for theatre to reinvent its queer past by Alice Saville

Alice Saville writes on how theatre offers a way to put the past in dialogue with the present. The post LGBT History Month – a chance for theatre to reinvent its queer past appeared fi…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 05:20AM
Monday, February 5, 2018

Review: A Girl in School Uniform (Walks Into a Bar) at New Diorama Theatre by Alice Saville

Revenge fantasies: two women craft stories for survival in this wonderfully noirish performance. The post Review: A Girl in School Uniform (Walks Into a Bar) at New Diorama Theatre appeared …

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 03:28PM
Sunday, January 28, 2018

Why We Need Vault Festival by Alice Saville

As Waterloo's ever-growing arts festival returns for 2018, Alice Saville asks its co-director Mat Burt what it offers young companies. The post Why We Need Vault Festival appeared first on E…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 06:49PM
Friday, January 26, 2018

Review: John at the National Theatre by Alice Saville

The world unseen: Annie Baker's play is beyond haunting. The post Review: John at the National Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Friday, January 19, 2018

Review: Lobster at Theatre503 by Alice Saville

Plenty of fish: Alice Saville on a same-sex, internet-age romance that loses its way. The post Review: Lobster at Theatre503 appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 08:01PM
Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Theatre Prefects by Alice Saville

Alice Saville explores why it's time to stop talking about 'theatre etiquette', and to start thinking about the behaviour of all sections of the audience. The post Theatre Prefects appeared …

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 04:50AM
Thursday, December 14, 2017

Exeunt’s Festive Zine Bonanza by Alice Saville

Get your mitts on some Exeunt zines from Christmases past, present and future - and support some really worthwhile festive causes. The post Exeunt’s Festive Zine Bonanza appeared first…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 08:08PM
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Review: Cinderella at Hackney Empire by Alice Saville

Festive ugliness: Alice Saville on Hackney's take on the thorniest of panto plots. The post Review: Cinderella at Hackney Empire appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 10:32AM
Thursday, November 30, 2017

Christmas Theatre on a Budget by Alice Saville

It's the spendiest time of the year, so here are some London theatre shows that are perfect for family trips or pals' nights out - and under £15. The post Christmas Theatre on a Budget appe…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 08:34AM
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Review: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre by Alice Saville

It takes a village to raise a child... Alice Saville reviews the West End transfer of Tom MacRae and Dan Gillespie Sells' new musical. The post Review: Everybody’s Talking About Jamie…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 08:01AM
Friday, November 24, 2017

Aesthetics Off Centre by Alice Saville

As $elfie$ comes to Hackney Showroom, Malik Nashad Sharpe explores the Black and Queer contexts to his performance. The post Aesthetics Off Centre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 08:48AM
Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Review: Romantics Anonymous at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse by Alice Saville

Self-awareness, irony and sweaty palms: Alice Saville reviews Emma Rice's joyful, chocolate-covered love story. The post Review: Romantics Anonymous at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse appeared …

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 07:41AM
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

The dark side of the fringe by Alice Saville

Following reports of abusive behaviour at Courtyard Theatre, Alice Saville explores how conditions in fringe theatres allow bad practice to go unchecked. The post The dark side of the fringe…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 04:55AM
Sunday, November 5, 2017

Kabeiroi: A Post-Mortem by Alice Saville

Didn't get tickets to Punchdrunk's latest? Fear not, here's a very detailed rundown of what you missed (and what you didn't). The post Kabeiroi: A Post-Mortem appeared first on Exeunt Magazi…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 07:10PM
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Sexual harassment in theatre won’t end until it’s everyone’s problem by Alice Saville

As the Weinstein revelations spark a bout of theatre-world soul-searching, Alice Saville writes on why men need to take responsibility for rooting out sexual harassment. The post Sexual hara…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 03:19AM
Friday, October 13, 2017

Review: Labour of Love at the Noel Coward Theatre by Alice Saville

‘Oh, Jeremy Corbyn!’ Alice Saville reviews James Graham's play about the Labour party. The post Review: Labour of Love at the Noel Coward Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 03:50AM
Thursday, October 12, 2017

Review: Boner Killer at The Yard by Alice Saville

New York cabaret star Erin Markey's genre-defying performance mixes pop songs, queer fantasies, and slick feminist energy. The post Review: Boner Killer at The Yard appeared first on Exeunt…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 06:58AM
Friday, October 6, 2017

On Supporting Playwrights by Alice Saville

"How do I mentor a playwright when every time I write a play I feel like I’m starting from scratch?" Tim Crouch on joining the growing band of mentors and dramaturgs who hold up a mirror t…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 09:29AM
Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Ellen McDougall: “It’s absolutely important that we don’t limit people” by Alice Saville

The new artistic director of The Gate talks about running a theatre, looking to Europe, and why a narrow discourse around diversity can be dangerous. The post Ellen McDougall: “It’s…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 04:45AM
Monday, September 25, 2017

Review: Ink at Duke of York’s Theatre by Alice Saville

A loving portrait of an unlovable industry: James Graham's play about The Sun's founding days transfers to the West End. The post Review: Ink at Duke of York’s Theatre appeared first o…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 04:21AM
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Fighting the Myth of the Tipping Point by Alice Saville

This week, there's an outpouring of new work on trans experiences. But with the same people in charge, is change really in the air? The post Fighting the Myth of the Tipping Point appeared …

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 07:46AM
Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Review: Follies at the National Theatre by Alice Saville

Shadowy and taut: Alice Saville reviews Dominic Cooke's magical revival of Sondheim's classic musical. The post Review: Follies at the National Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 07:11PM
Monday, September 4, 2017

After the Fringe is Over by Alice Saville

A week after the end of the Edinburgh Fringe, Alice Saville trudges through its debris to explore what the festival leaves behind. The post After the Fringe is Over appeared first on Exeunt …

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 06:48AM
Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Review: Heather at Summerhall by Alice Saville

A Rowling riff: Thomas Eccleshare's play is a problematic story of an author who's not all she seems. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: Heather at Summerhall appeared first on Exeunt Magazin…

SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 12:24PM

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