TT 17 Feature

17 Sep , 2017  

With its heady mix of radical work and discussions on the future of art and the creative process, Berlin’s Theatertreffen is always a politically charged affair. Annegret Märten meets organisers and attendees of the festival to explore how international affairs are making their mark on the German-speaking theatre ecosystem. Berlin’s Theatertreffen has always been a political affair, […]

Edinburgh Fringe

All Kinds of Magic

3 Aug , 2015  

A small feather flutters from Robert Jägerhorn’s hands. I think he has just set free a caged bird I’ve seen him draw on a deck of playing cards with a sharpie just seconds before. I can’t be too sure though, because the moment is gone. All I’m left with is a content feeling of awe […]



Dramaturge’s note: Iphigenia in Tauris

1 Jul , 2015  

At the Rose Playhouse on London’s Bankside, an English translation of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s 18th Century German classic, Iphigenia in Tauris, can be seen (and heard) for the first time in a staged setting. The story is based on an ancient Greek myth but when it comes to gender issues, the piece could not be more current. The […]


Theatre Uncut 2014

7 Dec , 2014  

I consume politics like I consume food. On a regular basis and in any format I like. I like my eggs scrambled and my reading in the form of mildly outraged Guardian articles from a carefully curated Twitter stream. There I can exchange snarky comments with other like-minded people and if someone threatens my belief […]

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