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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The Color Purple; who gets to play gay? by Alice Saville

Alice Saville writes on what 'The Color Purple' casting controversy says about theatre producers' attitudes towards queer actors, and queer audiences. The post The Color Purple; who gets t…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Theatre’s Plans for Brexit Weekend by Alice Saville

A tear-stained rundown of all the ways in which the UK's theatre scene will mark Britain's (probable) parting of ways with the EU. The post Theatre’s Plans for Brexit Weekend appeared firs…

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Review: Waitress – The Musical at Adelphi Theatre by Alice Saville

"THIS pie was SO perfect!" - Alice Saville responds to the hit musical, using real TripAdvisor reviews of American diners. The post Review: Waitress – The Musical at Adelphi Theatre appea…

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Exeunt Recommends: March 2019 by Alice Saville

Mess, horror and queer celebration: here are Exeunt's UK-wide picks for March in theatre and performance. The post Exeunt Recommends: March 2019 appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Review: The Trick at Bush Theatre by Alice Saville

Staged magic: Alice Saville writes on Eve Leigh's play, and its explorations of grief and artifice. The post Review: The Trick at Bush Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

All in a Row by Alice Saville

Alex Oates' play about an autistic child has sparked a multi-layered conversation about disability and representation. Alice Saville writes on why it's time for its makers to listen. The po…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Vault Odyssey: Hard Relate by Alice Saville

Alice Saville writes on ideas of relatability and representation in three Vault Festival shows. The post Vault Odyssey: Hard Relate appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Review: Counting Sheep at Vault Festival by Alice Saville

Protest theatre: Alice Saville writes on an immersive show sparked by the 2014 Kiev Uprising. The post Review: Counting Sheep at Vault Festival appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Exeunt Recommends: January 2019 by Alice Saville

Vault, Push Festival, and more mime than you can shake an (invisible) stick at: here's Exeunt's UK-wide picks for January in theatre. The post Exeunt Recommends: January 2019 appeared first …

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Review: Hadestown at National Theatre by Alice Saville

The boy with the lyre: Alice Saville writes on Anais Mitchell's infernal concept album-turned-musical. The post Review: Hadestown at National Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Opportunity: British Council bursaries for bloggers by Alice Saville

A new British Council project will support UK bloggers to discover and write about international work. The post Opportunity: British Council bursaries for bloggers appeared first on Exeunt M…

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Review: Dealing With Clair at Orange Tree Theatre by Alice Saville

Suspicious stains: Martin Crimp's unsettling 1988 play picks away at a real estate-selling couple's hypocrisy and greed. The post Review: Dealing With Clair at Orange Tree Theatre appeared f…

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Review: Company at Gielgud Theatre by Alice Saville

"Phone rings, door chimes, in comes company!" - Alice Saville's response to Marianne Elliott's reimagining of Sondheim is structured around the show's lyrics. The post Review: Company at Gie…

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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 …

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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