Three innovative shows from this year’s edition of the German festival epitomise artistic director Rolf C Hemke’s desire to reflect on political turbulence worldwide and push Weimar’s cultural taste in daring directions
If theatre wants to be seen as an art form that is radical, political and on the side of equality and social justice, then pointing out the government’s inadequate response to this pandemic is crucial, says Lyn Gardner
Soprano Danielle de Niese tells George Hall about her sadness that Glyndebourne’s theatre is empty due to lockdown and singing Offenbach’s Mesdames de La Halle as part of the festival’s Covid-compliant open-air concerts
“This has to be a moment of absolute change, of reset”
While widespread live performance without social distancing remains unlikely until 2021, streaming platforms have found their moment in the spotlight, offering audiences access to a library of theatre. Key figures in the digital theatre movement tell Tom Wicker about what the future holds for streaming services
Lyn Gardner talks to Bridget Keehan, director of Project Hush, which was due to open at the Rhydymwyn Valley tunnels in Wales. She also looks at a significant show that opened this week in a previous year
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