To whom should I complain? Should I tell of this, who would believe me? The number of women, throughout history, who have said some approximation of this to themselves is incalculable. Sport for Jove has just opened Measure for Measure in two very short seasons at Bella Vista Farm (December) and Leura Everglades (January). They could not […]
I’m becoming really distressed by people who work in new writing in performance treating people who work on older texts as the enemy. The enemy is a culture that doesn’t value all kinds of art creation, and a government/mainstream media/corporate world that doesn’t treat artists as worthy of support. The artists, whatever kind of art […]
I am finally getting the opportunity to step back into the rehearsal room. This is inexpressibly exciting for me, I always feel that being in a working room with actors is my natural place. All the other things I do (from writing, to marking papers, through to motherhood) represent varying levels of me trying to […]
I have a piece up in The Conversation about the way King Lear speaks to the emotional dynamics when we gather for family occasions. Assuming you have a wildly dysfunctional family.