Lasha Bugadze wrote his play with support from the Royal Court and the British Council. Photo: British Council
We interviewed award-winning Georgian playwright Lasha Bugadze about his new play 'The President Has Come to See You' – currently on at London's Royal Court Theatre. He tells us how war affects a people and its artists, among other things.
Martha and Mary in 'Roadkill'. (Image credit: Tim Morozzo)
Roadkill tells the story of a young girl who is the victim of sex-trafficking. Chicago Shakespeare Theater executive director Criss Henderson reflects on the site-specific play’s US debut in a Chicago flat over the weekend. Seeing Roadkill for the first time at the 2010 Edinburgh Festival Fringe was unlike any other theatrical experience I’ve had—ever. Feeling confined, trapped and disoriented in
Shona McCarthy, David Ireland, Stephen Rea, Clare Dwyer Hogg, and David Alderdice at Playhouse, the Northern Ireland theatre.
First-time playwright Clare Dwyer Hogg describes what it felt like to work with the storied Field Day Theatre Company to produce her first play, Farewell, one of the projects in the British Council Northern Ireland's partnership with the UK City of Culture 2013, Derry-Londonderry.
Posthumus from Cymbeline at the Globe
Tony Calderbank blogs about South Sudan Theatre Company's recent performance of Shakespeare's Cymbeline in Juba Arabic at the Globe Theatre, how the world's newest nation took the London stage by storm and shows that it is the poets and musicians who create the soul of a country.
The World Shakespeare Festival launched this week with the news that artists from all over the world will perform together in a UK-wide festival next year, and amongst them a troupe from Afghanistan. In fact the Afghan actresses and actors gave our Country Director in Afghanistan, Paul Smith, a taste of