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A House is a Stage, and then it is Rubble

Rift, Macbeth, an overview.

After having been granted permission to perform their play in the council housing at Balfron Tower, the theatre entrepreneurs Rift took the half decanted tower that had once-upon-a-time been filled with the life blood of the area and instead siphoned it with a fomenting mess of ambitious ‘residents’. 513 more words

A House Is First A Stage And Then It Is Rubble

Lacking Definition

Like anything else, the academic and theoretical study of theatre-making is always bound by a shared lexicon. However definitions sometimes lead us astray. Take Bertolt Brecht’s concept of Verfremdungseffekt for instance.   1,778 more words


Theatre Review: Secret Theatre

Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride

The latest immersive theatre experience to catch my eye was Secret Theatre. Word of mouth led me to the trailer for their new London production… 984 more words


Speakeasy Dollhouse: The Bloody Beginning

So yesterday I went to an event called “Speakeasy Dollhouse”. It was a prohibition era murder mystery themed immersive theatre event, and it’s safe to say it was THE coolest thing I have ever done in my life. 914 more words


In Short: Oh yes, you shadows, you have offended

We stumbled into the theatre space to be greeted by walls full of musty smelling coats and notices instructing us to put them on. 231 more words


The Weeping Tree and the Three Seeds of Inspiration

This year began with a stint of freelance work as a research assistant for a project bringing together various key figures from British puppetry to ask what puppetry, and the professionals specialising in it, truly needs to thrive in England. 2,256 more words