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.
2023 sees the UK host the Eurovision Song Contest on behalf of Ukraine. But what role does the stage itself have to play in the musical spectacle?
Without the First Folio, the canon of Shakespeare’s plays would have decisively shifted.
Amid ecological and social change and economic instability, theatre artists in Saskatchewan, Alberta and Manitoba are mapping possible outcomes and goals.
Erving Goffman’s The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life is a ‘bible’ for scholars, voted a top 10 book of the 20th century. It also fascinated general readers, as a guide to social manners.
The Globe has used both its theatres in tandem for a single production, for the first time in its history.
In a story where you have to choose your words carefully, it’s important to convey meaning to audiences in other ways.
Shakespeare’s Conrad is now an ambitious ‘story producer’. With an eye over all the ‘Nothing Island’ action, he seeds rumours that bloom into reality TV gold.
Maeve Marsden’s play lays bare what happens when love and family are politicised.
Calls to decolonise curricula overlook the many ways in which Shakespeare’s plays are constantly being reinterpreted and revitalised in performance.
Theatre censorship laws stifled Black playwrights for more than 200 years – here’s what we found in the archive.
Stifling heat, drunk actors, an unfinished script – in 1985, novelist Barry Unsworth observed the chaotic creative process of playwright Dario Fo.
I’m happy again: A pandemic-induced move to virtual music theatre presents a paradigm shift for the genre, yet reveals surprising benefits in facilitating new access to music in community.
This play asks: what if it was Adam who sent an inappropriate photograph to his former lover, Lilith?
Verbatim theatre has traditionally tackled social issues but Wagatha Christie is bucking this trend and offering audiences some light entertainment.
In this play, RBG discusses her most famous cases and her conversations with three of the presidents who served during her 27-year term on the US Supreme Court.
Shakespeare often portrayed crises of legitimacy and reflected on the politics of his day but the Tories might not fare so well in a modern production.
Behind the recent row over money for a school Shakespeare festival lies the bigger problem of theatre funding in general. Establishing a genuine national theatre could be the solution.