• Review: Macbeth (Melbourne Theatre Company)

    Name the last time you saw Macbeth in full Elizabethan garb? Or set in traditional Scotland? Maybe it was uncut if you were lucky. Can’t remember? Exactly. Purists, begone! The Melbourne Theatre Company’s current production of the Bard’s shortest and arguably most-performed tragedy is a visually stunning and engrossing aural...

  • Drama Online Review

    Drama Online is a subscription-based treasure trove of digital resources for drama and theatre teachers and students. Originating as a joint arrangement between Bloomsbury Publishing and Faber and Faber, Drama Online has now expanded to include additional publishers of theatre-related content, ranging from play texts and videos to audio plays and...

  • Brecht for Beginners / Artaud for Beginners / Stanislavski for Beginners

    Brecht for Beginners (1987), Artaud for Beginners (1999), and Stanislavski for Beginners (1999) are comic books about three of the most significant theatre practitioners of the 20th century. What is great about these publications is their form. Who would have thought a student could read about Brecht’s epic theatre...

  • Theater at The New York Times

    Yep, that’s theater, not theatre, because this is The New York Times I am posting about here. The biggest newspaper in the world also has the largest theater section of any newspaper on the planet. If you are serious about all things theater, no matter which part of the globe...

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