Just when you thought the verbatim theatre phase might have passed, the Almeida makes its first foray into the genre. They are lucky to have writer Alecky Blythe, who has been a leader in this field. 406 more words
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In her third installment of weekly updates from the Little Revolution rehearsal room, Almeida Associate Director Rebecca Hill lets us in on why some scenes are changing order and how they discovered that one cast member is especially ticklish. 535 more words
DISPATCHES: Mr. Burns Roundtable Discussion - Part 1: Empathy, Community and Post-Apocalyptic Worlds.
First, a bit of background…
(On Wednesday 30th July I attended a roundtable-style discussion on Anne Washburn’s/Robert Icke’s Mr. Burns at the Almeida Theatre. The event was hosted by theatre-critic Maddy Costa and the Almeida Theatre and was the latest in a series of seminar-style talks intended to sustain a dialogue around particularly noteworthy productions. 1,051 more words