Welcome to Female Arts Magazine

Activists for Gender Equality in the Arts since 2011.

Female Arts magazine is a gender equality publication, our office is at the South Street Arts Centre in Reading, UK. We also produce new writing performances and run creative writing workshops see: About Us

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Recent articles

It's Got To Be Perfect - written and performed by Anna Morris, Review

It’s Got To Be Perfect is a fresh show every day due to the improvised elements, and Morris has developed a tightly worked and comically excellent production.

Author's review: 
4

Foiled by David Charles and Beth Granville – Review

Delivered as a site specific piece in Ruby Rouge, a hairdressing salon on Clerk Street, Foiled is the comedic tale of an ambitious but lazy manager determined to win the Clip Advisor award for Salon of the year.

Author's review: 
3

Lucy, Lucy and Lucy Barfield - Review

Lucy, Lucy and Lucy Barfield details Lucy Grace's personal journey of discovering the “real” Lucy. Not just CS Lewis’s god-daughter named on the flyleaf of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe, but also Lucy Grace herself, from a girl to a woman, who has to integrate her imagination with her everyday life. A very interesting production, mixing fantasy and reality in a precise and measured way that works well with its theme.

Author's review: 
4

Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, National Theatre - Review

Originally performed by the National Theatre of Scotland and Live Theatre last year, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour isn't your average of coming of age tale.

Author's review: 
4

Steel Magnolias, Hope Theatre - Review

A cross-generational play with six female roles, Steel Magnolias has plenty going for it.

Author's review: 
4

Square, Tristan Bates Theatre - Review

Ally and Emma are a magnet for a diverse group of friends. However, when they are both involved in an accident, the friends they've left behind find themselves rudderless, lacking direction

Author's review: 
5

Juliette Burton: Decision Time, Review

This is a deeply personal, surprisingly romantic, and extremely funny solo comedy show which is an ode to choosing love and life whenever you can. Highly recommended.

Author's review: 
5

Herstory, Theatre N16 - Review

Spearheaded by Nastazja Somers, Theatre N16’s literary manager has been the driving force behind the recent Herstory feminist new writing event, which was spread out over two evenings.

Author's review: 
4

Rat in a Box – Theatre Review

Rat in a Box follows the lives of a group of twenty-somethings trying to live

Author's review: 
3

Phwoar! A Stand Up Show - Cowgatehead, Review

A split bill of stand up by Tash Goldstone and surreal sketches from Kit Sullivan.

Author's review: 
3

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