If you have to work on your birthday, this is just the kind of work you want. After watching the wonderful Amanda Muggleton rip through her 90-minute one-woman comedy The Book Club on Friday night, I joined her one-on-one on the onstage sofa for more hilarity.
Critic Matt Trueman described Elinor Cook's Pilgrims, about a pair of young mountain climbers, as the "peak of playwriting". I got to talk mountains, metaphors and much more with this whipsmart George Devine Award-winning playwright.
What if everything you’re ever known was thrown into question? And everything you ever trusted was subjected to doubt? When San Diego housewife Karen Ruiz’s husband is accused of being a terrorist, she endeavours to clear his name.
I made my HighTide Festival debut this weekend and what a privilege. Over the course of the weekend at this ten-day annual event, I had the privilege of chairing three hour-long "Face to Face" talks with world-class artists.
A New York artistic commune in the early 1940s - occupied by British exiles Benjamin Britten, WH Auden, American novelist Carson McCullers (The Heart is a Lonely Hunter) and stripper Gypsy Rose Lee amongst many other artists - is the setting for Zoe Lewis' new play Britten in Brooklyn.
Two hapless understudies on a production of Waiting for Godot occupy their time backstage, trying to understand art, life, theatre and their precarious existence within it. Dave Hanson's hit New York comedy Waiting for Waiting for Godot receives its European premiere at London's St James Theatre.
Are there any stage taboos left? John Ford's 17th-century romantic thriller 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, centring on an incestuous relationship between a brother and sister, is one of the most controversial in the classical canon. Does it still have the power to shock?