Soon to graduate from Mountview's MA writing musicals course, Thomas Ryalls has been working on a reimagined version of Macbeth, in which the title characters becomes Beth, who lives at The Dunsinane, an underloved gay bar in Scarborough.
Phoebe Eclair-Powell's play Fury was shortlisted for the Verity Bargate Award and was the winner of the Soho Theatre Young Writer’s Award. It comes to the Soho Theatre this July and is described as 'a chilling and powerful modern Medea about motherhood and class, taking an unapologetic look at the single young mum, the one already judged before she’s even opened her mouth.'
Female Arts in association with South Street Arts Centre present ‘Rebellious Acts’ an evening of incendiary new writing on Saturday 14th May at South Street Arts Centre in Reading as part of Female Arts magazine 5th birthday celebrations. Complimented by free workshops in review writing and short-play wrighting. Funded by Reading Borough Council as part of Reading Year of Culture 2016.
I met Yolanda Mercy a couple of years ago at Rich Mix, just as she was beginning the development of her show 'On the Edge of Me'. Read on to find out more about her work and this show, which explores what it is to be a young person graduating today.
Jessica Cheetham is the founder and Artistic Director of Spun Glass Theatre, their show STAMP was hugely successful at Vault Festival last year and is returning to Clapham Omnibus this February. Female Arts' Amie Taylor caught up with Jess to find out a little more of what she's been up to.
Submitted by SophieWho on 24 February, 2017 - 10:58
This business, on their most popular social media platform, shared a rather revolting meme on Valentine’s Day which poked fun at violence towards sex workers, claiming: “What’s the difference between your job and a dead prostitute? Your job still sucks!”
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