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.
Edward II by Sport for Jove An early modern theatre fan in Sydney does not expect to be catered to with any expansiveness. Quite a lot of Shakespeare happens in this city each year, but the average theatre-goer would be forgiven for thinking there were no other playwrights working at the same time. If you […]