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Kate Wyver

Kate Wyver

Biography

Kate Wyver is a freelance journalist, who writes about theatre for publications including the Guardian

Recent Articles

Lisa Dwan

Lisa Dwan

As she prepares to perform Beckett’s Happy Days, Lisa Dwan talks to The Stage about capturing the essence of humanity in the playwright’s work, coping with stage fright and rehearsing Not I in the park while blindfolded
National Theatre reopens: ‘The cast arrived, and the room came back to life’

National Theatre reopens: ‘The cast arrived, and the room came back to life’

After a protracted and ‘horrible’ period of false starts and redundancies, the National Theatre has reopened with After Life, soon to be followed by Under Milk Wood. The buzz is back, members of its operations team tell Kate Wyver
‘Bold, new work for a bold, new world’ – the young writers pushing the West End forward

‘Bold, new work for a bold, new world’ – the young writers pushing the West End forward

As theatres reopen, writers Joseph Charlton, Amy Berryman and Yasmin Joseph tell Kate Wyver about making their West End debuts in Sonia Friedman Productions’ comeback season, Re:Emerge, which is bringing new work to the Harold Pinter Theatre
Adrian Jackson

Adrian Jackson

As Cardboard Citizens celebrates its 30th anniversary, artistic director Adrian Jackson talks about founding the company that makes theatre with and for homeless people, its outreach work during the pandemic and the influence of his close friend Augusto Boal
Thirst Trap

Thirst Trap

Fuel Theatre’s valiant effort at making the climate crisis feel immediate, but the result is lukewarm
Late Night Staring at High Res Pixels

Late Night Staring at High Res Pixels

Two-hander written by Athena Stevens that only finds energy in the final episodes
The Color Purple

The Color Purple

Tender musical celebration of black joy and love, The Color Purple at Leicester Curve does a brilliant job of transferring intimate stage energy on to the screen
Clint Dyer

Clint Dyer

One of only a few artists to have worked at the NT as director, writer and actor, Clint Dyer became its deputy artistic director last month. He talks about falling in love with theatre at Stratford East, becoming the first black British director of a West End musical and promoting diversity
Theatre Channel: 'It’s not Netflix or live performance. It’s quality, curated content'

Theatre Channel: 'It’s not Netflix or live performance. It’s quality, curated content'

While theatres stand dark, producer Adam Blanshay has been busy finding a way for audiences to get a taste of the live experience at home. He tells Kate Wyver about his collaboration with the Theatre Cafe on a new web series featuring West End talent from Zizi Strallen and Marisha Wallace to Shan Ako and Bonnie Langford
Alistair Spalding on Sadler's Wells-BBC dance festival: ‘Art is still made in difficult circumstances’

Alistair Spalding on Sadler's Wells-BBC dance festival: ‘Art is still made in difficult circumstances’

Sadler’s Wells has been inviting in audiences since 1683 and, though the building is closed, it continues to do so. Artistic director and chief executive Alistair Spalding tells Kate Wyver about digital dance festival Dancing Nation – a partnership with the BBC
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