Monday, April 17, 2023
From fights at the Bodyguard musical to wild drunken antics at comedy clubs and even heckling at the opera, performers and theatre staff say crowds are getting out of hand. What’s going o…SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:24AM
Thursday, April 6, 2023
Ivo Van Hove’s adaptation is cold, surgical and humourlessSOURCE: The Independent at 03:06AM
Sunday, March 19, 2023
Sunday, June 26, 2022
It’s a fine showcase for the talents of Harbour and Bill Pullman, but ‘Mad House’ is built on shaky foundationsSOURCE: The Independent at 07:37PM
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
The Oscar nominee lacks flamboyant charisma in a Tennessee Williams revival that’s frustratingly light on laughterSOURCE: The Independent at 06:54AM
Saturday, April 30, 2022
There’s a real cruelty to the Englishness of ‘Jerusalem’, which has returned to the West End with its original starSOURCE: The Independent at 02:24AM
Sunday, March 6, 2022
What’s going on in our theatres? A recent spate of rowdy behaviour – notably at jukebox musicals – raises the question: have audiences simply forgotten how to behave?
A drunk woman in …SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:42AM
Friday, February 25, 2022
Anthony McCarten’s Young Vic pacy production is an exercise in giving the audience what they wantSOURCE: The Independent at 06:54AM
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Biographical drama is a feeble attempt to immortalise an already-fading Hollywood starSOURCE: The Independent at 07:06AM
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Anthony Ofoegbu takes on the role of both energetic schoolboy and brow-beaten adult with impressive nimbleness in this swirling, repetitive Young Vic productionSOURCE: The Independent at 09:06AM
Friday, October 22, 2021
Suzan-Lori Parks’ gripping new work at the Bridge Theatre explores the scars slavery has left on today’s AmericansSOURCE: The Independent at 07:42AM
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
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…SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 12:13PM
Thursday, March 14, 2019
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…SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 07:10AM
Monday, March 11, 2019
"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…SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 08:41PM
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
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.SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 02:44PM
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
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.SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 12:30PM
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
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…SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 07:14AM
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
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.SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 07:26AM
Thursday, January 31, 2019
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.SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 08:46AM
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
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 …SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 10:47AM
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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.SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 01:23PM
Friday, November 9, 2018
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…SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 12:48PM
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
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…SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 05:51AM
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
"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…SOURCE: exeuntmagazine.com at 05:18AM
Monday, October 29, 2018
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
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
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
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, 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
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
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