Black British women have been staging plays in recent years about Britain’s role in slavery, a history the country is too eager to forget.
The end of the pandemic may be in sight. The pain for Australia’s theatre sector is only just beginning.
Set at a long, beery election night party, David Williamson’s classic play is laced with unfinished sexual encounters, fist fights and drunken accusations. It feels remarkably fresh today.
Beyond creativity and thinking skills, arts education will help you enhance your communication and expressive skills, as well as boosting your confidence and self-esteem.
As COVID restrictions ease, Ian McKellen’s take on Hamlet reminds us of how theatres dealt with similar situations during the bard’s time.
Theatre and performing arts practitioners, organizations and educators in Victoria and Regina are partnering to create opportunities for BIPOC artists and cultural administrators.
The renowned playwright saw theatre as a link to the wider community - and ultimately our common humanity.
Theatre is able to create a space for discussion about how and why women experience physical and emotional violence.
5 ways to support safe live performance re-openings as we emerge from COVID-19.
Samuel Beckett’s first play was once most notorious for the audible yawns, walkouts (and fights) during interval. But it is a play of great insight into the condition of waiting.
The founder of the Bell Shakespeare Company has written a book gleaning leadership wisdom from the bard. But figures such as Richard III and Julius Caesar are hardly ones to emulate.
Arts Minister Paul Fletcher has taken aim at what he calls a ‘cosy club’ of arts elites. But his claim of ‘unprecedented’ arts funding and a push for greater fairness don’t add up.
Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ acerbic, hilarious play is set on an old American plantation, but Wesley Enoch
The independent theatre will be a monument to how a failed department of arts and culture could not match state support with public philanthropy.
Produced by Perth’s wunderkinder ensemble The Last Great Hunt, Whistleblower is about the thrill of the risk when you throw the audience into the spotlight.
The French government, by prioritizing only “essential” sectors during the Covid-19 pandemic, is ignoring the importance of its culture and cultural assets.
This new play based on Martin McKenna’s memoir tells a difficult story with theatrical skill and artistic heart.
With the community, the group of theatre-makers and academics created a play that could also serve as a policy brief on what’s missing from the battle to reduce drug use in Durban.
Theatre and audiences are slowly beginning to share the same airspace again. We are freshly conscious of breath, but it has always been intimately linked with the dramatic arts.
The 1921 play R.U.R. introduced the world to the word ‘robots’. Its plot is remarkably similar to robot stories told today.