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Book review: The Complete Brecht Toolkit by Stephen Unwin

Posted on 18 March 2014 by Dan Hutton

Although it’s a cliche, there’s a lot of truth to the old adage that, as Stephen Unwin says in his new book, “Brecht is often sloppily taught”. Many teachers of his plays and theories ignore the importance of contradiction in his work, and formal considerations are frequently given precedence over context. Artists and scholars alike […]

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Book review: Passionate Amateurs: Theatre, Communism and Love

Posted on 09 January 2014 by Dan Hutton

The subtitle of Nicholas Ridout’s Passionate Amateurs: Theatre, Communism and Love, and its central argument – “that theater in modern capitalism can help us think afresh about notions of work, time and freedom” – may betray an idea of the work as one of niche interest, useful only to the academic and the geek. But […]

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Book Review: Theatre-making by Duska Radosavljević

Posted on 29 September 2013 by Dan Hutton

The title of Duska Radosavljević’s Theatre-making would, you’d expect, refer to professionals who actively do the making, creating works of art for others to experience. And it is, in a big way, about these people. Central to Radosavljević’s argument, however, is the idea that practitioners aren’t the only people who are making theatre. By focusing […]

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Book review: The God of Soho by Chris Hannan

Posted on 28 March 2012 by Laura Turner

Commissioned for Shakespeare Globe’s 2011 summer season, The God of Soho is a dark, debauched frolic through playwright Chris Hannah’s disturbing vision of heaven and the earthly underworld. Down below and up above, there’s been a worrying attitude of “anything goes” and things are far from being in the order they should be. Opening with a meeting of […]

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