Tells the story of the theatre blogosphere from the dawn of the carefully crafted longform post to today’s digital newsletters and social media threads.
Brings together artists, curators and producers, writers and critics to think through their relationship with criticism, revealing passionately held and often conflicting opinions on what criticism is and where it resides. Follows Steakhouse: Live Writing, a pilot project undertaken as part of the 2016 Steakhouse Live Festival of Live Art and Performance.
Rekindles the debate about 'victim art' through an analysis on Arlene Croce's essay 'Discussing the Undiscussible'.
Features 16 commissioned contributions from scholars, arts journalists and bloggers, as well as a small selection of innovative critical practice, sharing perspectives on relevant historical, theoretical and political contexts influencing the development of the discipline, as well as specific aspects of the contemporary practices and genres of theatre criticism.
Elaborates a new perspective on performance that links ecology and aesthetics.
A collection of essays from the leading avant-garde critic of the era focuses on individual performances and performers, providing a unique critical record of their work and of the movement.
A fanzine about the life and works of Michael Billington.