Monthly Archives: June 2014

1942

I.The West (part 1) “The Theatre of the Absurd” is a term coined by the critic Martin Esslin for the work of a number of...

2265

The playwright is a contemporary anomaly, at once the most central figure of the theatre, from whose work the enterprise originates, but the most...

1954

For six days a week, eight hours a day, the doyenne of performance art, Marina Abramovic will be at the Serpentine Gallery. Although there...

1890

Being the most public, the actor is its best-known theatre artist to audiences, and acting is the art of the theatre that most people...

1984

As the basic unit of theatre, a play is not a thing so much as an event, an action surrounding a conflict. It can...

1978

Coinciding with a week of celebrations for its namesake’s 450th birthday, Shakespeare’s Globe’s 2014 season opens this week bringing a packed season of The...

1589

The origins of theatre are ancient. The English words for theatre and drama have their roots in Ancient Greek, from the time of organized...