RED AND THE DRAMATURGIES OF EXILE. RED's Curator Effie Samara in conversation with Susan Kelly

Susan Kelly spoke with RED's curator Effie Samara, at Glasgow University’s Theatre Department ahead of RED’s 6 March showcase at Greenwich Theatre, produced by Female Arts. RED is the inaugural award for Women's Political Theatre, co-founded with Greenwich Theatre and proudly produced by Wendy Thomson and Female Arts

Author's review: 
0

Interview: Mekella Broomberg, the head of arts and culture at JW3

JW3, London’s Jewish cultural centre at 341-351 Finchley road, describes itself as ‘the new postcode for Jewish life’. In the weeks running up to international Women’s Day on March 8th they are offering a broad programme of events and activities celebrating both the serious and the light hearted with a focus on collaboration.

Author's review: 
0

Interview: Matthew Parker and Cassie Hodges

On the 23rd February, Antigone opens at the Hope Theatre (London), with an all female cast and music by Maria Haik Escudero, it sounds set to be a spectacle not to be missed. Last week I caught up with Cassie Hodges, Producer for Tales Retold and Antigone, and Matthew Parker, Artistic Director of The Hope Theatre, and Director of Antigone, to find out what they have in store for us with this production.

Author's review: 
0

ILIAD : Caroline Alexander rewrites the Homeric canon - Book Review and Interview

What is truly epic about this new translation is that it was undertaken by a woman, the first woman on record to have embarked on such a colossal task of joining verse, passion, heroes, anti-heroes, Nature and Culture in holy matrimony and, this, the renowned classicist Caroline Alexander has done commendably.

Author's review: 
5

Valiant: Lanna Joffrey and Allie Renzetti - Interview

Lanna Joffrey created Valiant from the book of verbatim interviews Valiant Women in War and Exile by Sally Hayton-Keeva. Following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2015 the show will be part of JW3’s celebration of International Women’s Day in North London.

Author's review: 
0

Interview: Amy Fleming

Amy Fleming is an actress and theatre maker, whose autobiographical show 'One Under' is on at The Vault Festival next week. Though now working in the arts, she originally studied science, and brings elements of that to her theatre work now.

Author's review: 
0

Interview: Annie Ryan

‘A Girl is a Half Formed Thing’, comes to The Young Vic this February, as part of Culture Ireland’s programme for 2016, celebrating Ireland’s Centenary. Adapted from the original book written by Eimear McBride, by Annie Ryan and company. Aoife Duffin performs solo in this piece, though takes on the roles of several characters, and scooped The Stage Award for Acting Excellence at the 2015 Edinburgh Fringe. Last week I spoke with Annie Ryan to find out a little more about how they brought this story to the stage.

Author's review: 
0

Interview: Vivian Ezugha

Vivian Ezugha is an interdisciplinary artist living and working in Norwich.

Author's review: 
0

Interview: Florence Keith-Roach

Florence Keith-Roach (left)

Florence Keith-Roach chats to us about her latest play EGGS which she wrote and is also starring in at the VAULT Festival from 24th February to 6th March 2016. 

'this idea that there is only a limited space for women at the top, and that we all have to look and behave a certain way to get there,  is a dangerous myth and should be dispelled.' - Florence Keith-Roach

Author's review: 
0

Interview with Rosie Wilby - comedian, musician, writer and broadcaster

Rosie Wilby has toured her series of solo shows exploring the themes of sex and relationship, and her new work in progress ‘The Conscious Uncoupling’ will be showing at The Black Box Festival (Etcetera Theatre) later this month.

Author's review: 
0

Pages