Theatre and the arts can be vehicles for thinking globally and acting locally, embracing alternative ways of knowing and acknowledging holistic approaches to addressing climate change.
Scotland has lost a wonderful writer and artist in the Paisley-born artist.
This production by Western Australian interdisciplinary theatre makers Too Close to the Sun is an experiential encounter with the liminal space between life and death.
Dirty Birds at Black Swan State Theatre Company is the debut play by the McElhinney sisters, and the first time they’ve shared the stage.
The play captures the light and dark sides of the beautiful game.
Written by comedian Harry Hill, it’s a hectic hour-and-a-half of high-energy songs and skits.
This adaptation is set in Bengal in 1899, where rumours that the British Empire’s plans for partition have spread.
Britain has lost one of its greatest actors in the Irish-born star who found fame in Dennis Potter’s groundbreaking TV drama The Singing Detective.
Theatre has now been fully instrumentalised by the Russian state in line with its new patriotic cultural policy.
With 3,031 registered shows at this year’s fringe, a concise survey would be impossible. But these are my picks of the best political shows on offer.
Kieran Hurley’s new play treads the familiar debate of millennial precarity versus boomer affluence with verve and insight.
There will be almost 3,000 shows playing at this year’s Fringe, which can feel a little daunting, especially for the first timer. Here’s how to get it right.
Foot stomping songs and charismatic performances make the stage adaptation of the 1970s TV series a hit.
There is a great track record of musical theatre tackling political material. Bloom seems too afraid of its own subject material to truly tackle the issues.
A powerful play that puts the voices of the people first.
The relationship between universities and performing arts training in Australia has often been uneasy or contentious.
My top three works situated witnessing as a political act. These works invite you to revisit what you thought you knew.
As more people find themselves in poverty, the play’s mix of fictional story with real-life testimony powerfully tells the story of what it’s like to navigate the benefits system in the UK.
The book is a hard read and some say the play is an even harder watch - is it just trauma porn?
Compared to the dopamine-fest of season one, Josh and Melissa’s situation in season two feels bleak.