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Howie the Rookie

Published by SAVAGE Magazine. 

After their lauded London premiere of Enda Walsh’s ‘Ballyturk’ earlier this year at the National Theatre, Landmark Productions strike gold yet again with their revival of this deeply poetic, fiercely propulsive play, ‘Howie the Rookie’. 734 more words


Talking About Theatre

In the space of a few weeks earlier this year, I heard two anecdotes about theatre and audiences which have circled my brain ever since. First, during an interview about… 1,850 more words


In small media markets, the negative review is a dying species

Sometimes a good old-fashioned negative review is called for. But in smaller media markets where a lot of arts coverage is basically boosterism – either paid in the form of advertising or volunteer – the negative review is all but extinct. 358 more words

Frequency 783 and Emperor’s Clothes

This week we have Andy McLoughlin fresh from NAYD’s Young Critics course with the first installment of his three part series of reviews and thoughts on theatre. 756 more words

Smock! A review

This weekend, in preparation for the commencement of Droichead Versus Theatre, an optional DYT programme in which we enjoy going to see plays, discussing them and working out where they fit into the larger theatrical map, a gang of us trekked up to Dublin to go see… 896 more words

NY Times: Women are Missing From Tonys and Broadway

In her opinion article, playwright Lynn Nottage talks about her frustrations with Broadway’s lack of women and people of color playwrights, bookwriters/composers, and lyricists. Read the article here.

Race And Representation In America's Theatres

DC Theatre Scene: A Living Wage is Our Right and Responsibility

This article from lighting designer Andrew Griffin is in response to Philly theatre artist Charlotte Ford’s interview, which we discussed on 5/26/14. In his article, Griffin talks about how artists devalue each other by accepting less money for hard, time-consuming work. Read the article here.

Arts Funding