Theatre

The artist queers the canonical histories of art and theatre, pointing to how things might actively and fantastically engage in being otherwise

The divisive director out after less than six months by mutual consent

Jordan Cronk visits Berlin’s Volksbühne and Liberté, Catalan filmmaker Albert Serra’s first large-scale work for the stage

As Susanne Kennedy's Women in Trouble premieres at Berlin's Volksbühne, the theatre director discusses her life and influences 

Wallace Shawn, Evening at the Talk House, 2017. Courtesy: The New Group; photograph: Monique Carboni

A new play by Wallace Shawn examines what it means to survive in today’s society

A new album by theatre group Object Collection warns against political nostalgia 

From Michael Gove to Mary Hurrell to Orange is The New Black, the year in review

The final part of this week's art and trauma-themed Digest: A new play from Adam Brace at London's Almeida Theatre

Finding hope in hopeless times

Susanne Kennedy, Suzan Boogaerdt, Bianca van der Schoot, Orfeo, 2015, Ruhrtriennale, Bochum. Courtesy: Susanne Kennedy, Suzan Boogaerdt, Bianca van der Schoot; ©JU / Ruhrtriennale, 2015 

On the new large-scale co-production Medea.Matrix by Susanne Kennedy, who will soon join Chris Dercon's new team at Berlin's Volksbüh

Brian O'Doherty's homage to Samuel Beckett

Robert Wilson's exuberant portrayal of Samuel Beckett's weary anti-hero, Krapp