I love watching theatre on my computer. It takes away all of the pressure. Who really cares if the theatre is only okay, if the only effort involved is loading a link? When you can watch it in bed, without any of the effort of wearing pants? When, if you’re busy, you can watch it in small chunks? When, if you’re bored, you can stop watching all together? Read more
Though I am delighted to see Young Jean Lee gain traction in Australia, a work by playwright who is a woman of colour should not be such a rare occurrence; nor should this only come in the form of a play that blends effortlessly into the fabric of the work that is programmed around it. Read more
‘Do you ever get the feeling someone is putting words in your mouth?’ A performer asks an audience member in the front row. ‘Say yes.’
‘Yes,’ comes the reply.
This theme ran through multiple shows at Edinburgh Fringe this year, where occasionally audience members, but more often performers, were asked to perform scripts sight unseen. Read more