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‘It’s about making a stand against being pigeon-holed’: Writer Rachel Causer & director Kennedy Bloomer bring When It Happens to the Camden Fringe

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First debuting at Maiden Speech Festival 2018, When It Happens returns to the Tristan Bates Theatre for Camden Fringe. We speak to the show’s writer Rachel Causer, who also plays Jenny in the show, and Kennedy Bloomer, the show’s director.

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‘What an important and daring play this is’: Rejoicing at her Wondrous Vulva the Young Woman Applauded Herself – Ovalhouse ★★★★★

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Rejoicing At Her Wondrous Vulva The Young Woman Applauded Herself is a fresh and exciting take on a subject that is being talked about a lot in the arts now. Which, of course, is a brilliant thing. The piece reclaims the power of the female body and tells all the rules to fuck off.

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Best of the Blogs: Death of a Salesman, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Orpheus Descending & more

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, Native, Opinion, Plays, Quotes, Regional theatre, Reviews, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Lisa MartlandLeave a Comment

As part of a new series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out seven of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (29 April-6 May 2019). Amidst her choices are two more West End productions of classic American drama: Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman at the Young Vic (Emily Garside) and Tennessee Williams’ Orpheus Descending at the Menier Chocolate Factory (Libby Purves).

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Misprint Theatre

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‘This is an incredibly important piece of theatre because it explores a very stigmatised issue: men’s mental health. There are already a lot of negative ideas and stereotypes surrounding mental health, but in a culture where men are told to “man up” and “stop being a girl” their mental health struggles are more often silenced.’