Theater

As the playwright’s ‘Slave Play’ reaches a wider audience, Jameson Fitzpatrick looks at his work so far

By Jameson Fitzpatrick

Anthony Ekundayo Lennon, born to Irish parents but describes himself as ‘mixed-heritage’, won a theatre job meant to go to a BAME applicant

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

By Martin Hargreaves

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

By Jordan Cronk

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

By Susanne Kennedy
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

By Lynne Tillman

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

By Andrew Hultkrans

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

By Brian Dillon

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

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

Ab 2017 ist die Regisseurin Susanne Kennedy Teil von Chris Dercons Volksbühne-Team. Vorher inszeniert sie mit dem Künstler Markus Selg auf der Ruhrtriennale in Duisburg.

By Tobi Müller