A new playwright

When working in the theatre or studying theatre as a student we tend to stick to the familiar. There will be a range of realist plays, some absurdism and then there will be the odd world theatre text used, something ranging from Greek to Noh or Bunraku. What I am sure some of us do not do is look at our local community and see what is happening now in the arts. This blog will focus on a playwright that ...

The long walk to freedom

The other day I went to see the film 'Mandela Long walk to freedom' and was so moved by the issues addressed in the film that I decided it was time for us to stop for a moment, decide what it is that really matters in performance,  and decide why we choose to perform the things we do. To embellish this blog I will refer to some of the brilliant people that have chosen to work in this field, because ...