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You can't blame the critics...

It’s easy to see why Fiona Allan, chief executive of Leicester’s Curve Theatre, is concerned about the role of the press in determining the fate of a new production. 684 more words


Liveness and Presence

The first lecture by Douglas explored the concept of ‘Liveness’ and ‘Presence’ within digitally mediatised mediums; delving into the debate surrounding the question ‘is liveness present in digitally mediatised theatre?’ 714 more words

Response To Seminar

RED FOREST at Young Vic Theatre


There are two kinds of theatre. One tells a story and the other makes you feel a story. Red Forest is full of feeling, but also truth and brutal reality. 669 more words


Turfed – a beautiful and aching look at homelessness and youth

By Lyn Gardner published by The Guardian:

Renato Rocha and Keziah Serreau’s show captures the fury and despair of young people trying to square the gap between their dreams and reality

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Day by Day- The Festival features on Tuesday 24th

So Tuesday 24th is the day that Dame Jacqueline Wilson comes to Coventry! But that is in the afternoon- there is a whole morning of fun first! 953 more words

Book Festival

One-on-One Theater

I love reading about and sometimes seeing offbeat and experimental theater. You may recall a couple recent posts on Iranian productions, for example — one play performed in a taxi, and another featuring a script the actors aren’t allowed to see until it’s time to go on stage. 299 more words