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Berlin theatre scene can be wildly over the top – but also surprisingly familiar - The Globe and Mail

Berlin theatre scene can be wildly over the top – but also surprisingly familiar - The Globe and Mail | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
Berlin theatre scene can be wildly over the top – but also surprisingly familiar The Globe and Mail In the cult TV show Slings and Arrows, set at a Stratford-inspired classical theatre company, Don McKellar plays a Canadian director named Darren...
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Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens rewrites King Ubu

INTERVIEW: SIMON STEPHENS The award-winning playwright talks to Aleks Sierz about his new play, The Trial of Ubu, which is currently at the Hampstead Theatre in a production directed by Katie Mitchell and which ...
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British Theatre Is Not The Sole Terrain of the Middle Class | David ...

British Theatre Is Not The Sole Terrain of the Middle Class | David ... | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
In April 1997 during the General Election campaign, Peter Lathan wrote in the British Theatre Guide: 'the arts will be low on the list of priorities of any government, no matter what its hue….they are a generally middle-class ...
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Partially Obstructed View: Theatre review: The Trial of Ubu

Partially Obstructed View: Theatre review: The Trial of Ubu | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
Stephens teams up with director Katie Mitchell again, and although Ubu himself (Paul McCleary) does appear, it's only very briefly. Instead we almost entirely experience the trial through a pair of translators in their booth (Kate ...
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Katie Mitchell under the critical spotlight or do the critics hate Katie? (Rev Stan's theatre blog)

Katie Mitchell under the critical spotlight or do the critics hate Katie? (Rev Stan's theatre blog) | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
When What's on Stage posted review round up of Katie Mitchell's latest, Trial of Ubu at the Hampstead Theatre, the headline was 'Critics judge Mitchell's Trial of Ubu' a pun on the plays title of course but maybe an unconscious reference to how she...
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Information On German Theatre Arts | iBlognDax Directory

Information On German Theatre Arts | iBlognDax Directory | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
... regarding the legitimacy of the post-modern theater and rather talk about the present situation as an artistic crisis. Few directors like Frank Castorf, Thomas Ostermeier, and Falk Richter might be relied upon for good work.
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Can theatre save Europe?

Can theatre save Europe? | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
A cross-EU collaboration aims to correct the oversight of failing to make culture the foundation stone of the union (The #dramaturgy of alliances.
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Concerning German Theater Arts | 3rd Floor Project

Few directors like Frank Castorf, Thomas Ostermeier, and Falk Richter can be relied upon for good work. Try the website Aaron's Jukeboxes. Tags: Art, arts, entertainment, theater · « I'm A Believer In This Product – Canon ...
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Review: The Trial of Ubu, Hampstead

Review: The Trial of Ubu, Hampstead | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
One always knows that when Katie Mitchell's name appears in connection with a play, then it is bound to be something just a little bit different as she has proved herself to be one of our most original, and consequently divisive, directors.
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Love in a cold climate (reviewed: Berlin Schaubuehne's Hedda ...

Love in a cold climate (reviewed: Berlin Schaubuehne's Hedda ... | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
THIS 2005 PRODUCTION WAS TO BE ONE OF THE PREMIERE EVENTS OF THIS YEAR'S MELBOURNE FESTIVAL: THE FIRST WORK BY THOMAS OSTERMEIER TO BE SHOWN IN MELBOURNE (AFTER HAMLET AT THE 2011 SYDNEY ...
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Deutsche bard - FT.com

Deutsche bard - FT.com | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
Thomas Ostermeier wants you to look at Shakespeare differently. From November 30, his production of Hamlet comes to the Barbican in London on the back of a successful international tour. But it is not Hamlet as you might know it.
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D is for director's theatre - The Guardian

D is for director's theatre - The Guardian | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
The GuardianD is for director's theatreThe GuardianDirector's theatre? "The very phrase in English," critic Kenneth Tynan once wrote, "has a pejorative ring." But that was back in the mid-1950s.
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Hamlet, Schaubühne Berlin, Barbican, review - Telegraph

Hamlet, Schaubühne Berlin, Barbican, review - Telegraph | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
Daisy Bowie-Sell enjoys a modern take on Hamlet by the German
Schaubühne theatre company. (I think I tweeted my opinion of the @schaubuehne Hamlet, but not the link to the review.
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True to Ibsen but in sneakers - Buenos Aires Herald

True to Ibsen but in sneakers - Buenos Aires Herald | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
True to Ibsen but in sneakers Buenos Aires Herald This week, the highlight of the Festival Internacional de Buenos Aires (FIBA) was for sure Schaubühne am Lehniner Platz (Berlin)'s Ein Volksfeind, a version of Ibsen's An enemy of the people written...
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Brain Tree's Reviews: The Trial of Ubu 28th January 2012

Brain Tree's Reviews: The Trial of Ubu 28th January 2012 | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
The Trial of Ubu, written by Simon Stephens and directed by Katie Mitchell, is a fictionalised tale of French writer and playwright Alfred Jarry's 19th century dictator King Ubu being put on trial for war crimes in the Hague in the ...
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Director Katie Mitchell Goes on Mad Journeys - Wall Street Journal

Director Katie Mitchell Goes on Mad Journeys - Wall Street Journal | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
Wall Street JournalDirector Katie Mitchell Goes on Mad JourneysWall Street JournalBy JAVIER ESPINOZA The English theater director talks to The Wall Street Journal Europe about how she starts her weekend.
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KATIE MITCHELL'S FIVE TRUTHS HEADS NORTH TO MEET INVISIBLE FLOCK | Press Centre | Opera North

This February, the Howard Assembly Room makes its annual transformation into a free gallery space as acclaimed video installation Five Truths comes...
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The Trial of Ubu review, Hampstead Upstairs

The Trial of Ubu review, Hampstead Upstairs | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
The play is funny and clever but would fall completely flat, one suspects, without Katie Mitchell's imaginative direction and Lizzie Clachan's fabulous set. The watch is far superior to the listen, though Paul Clark's spare soundscape is pretty ...
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The Trial of Ubu: A neat idea, shame the director's too clever by half

The Trial of Ubu: A neat idea, shame the director's too clever by half | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
Simon Stephens’ 90-minute play is about a Hague tribunal. It has parts for a judge, lawyers, witnesses and the accused, deposed dictator Ubu. (The Trial of Ubu: A neat idea, shame the director's too clever by half: Very Katie Mitchell, that.
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Drama in the dock - FT.com

Drama in the dock - FT.com | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
Some of the most exciting scenes in world drama are trial scenes. Think of Portia, in Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, averting bloodshed before our eyes at the last minute by her nimble use of the law.
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Is Katie Mitchell back in my favour with The Trial of Ubu? (Rev Stan's ...

Is Katie Mitchell back in my favour with The Trial of Ubu? (Rev Stan's ... | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
Prior to The Trial of Ubu at the Hampstead Theatre, I'd seen two plays directed by Katie Mitchell. The first, ...some trace of her, took my breath away and the second, A Woman Killed With Kindness, made me angry at Mitchell.
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Yasmina Reza: 'There's no point in writing theatre if it's not accessible' - The Guardian

Yasmina Reza: 'There's no point in writing theatre if it's not accessible' - The Guardian | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
Yasmina Reza: 'There's no point in writing theatre if it's not accessible'The GuardianIn late 2005, playwright Yasmina Reza was approached by a German theatre director who wanted to commission a new work from her.
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Hamlet: Schaubühne Berlin – review

Hamlet: Schaubühne Berlin – review | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
Schaubühne Berlin's radical take on Hamlet is mind-blowing, writes Kate Kellaway...
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Blackface in Berlin play just 'tradition' - The Local

Blackface in Berlin play just 'tradition' - The Local | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
A popular Berlin theatre troupe has denied accusations that its adaptation of a Tony Award-winning play featuring a white man in blackface is racist, saying it's "tradition" for whites to play blacks in German theatre.
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Hamlet: Schaubühne Berlin – review

Hamlet: Schaubühne Berlin – review | British and German Theatre Today | Scoop.it
Schaubühne Berlin's radical take on Hamlet is mind-blowing, writes Kate Kellaway (#Theatre #UK Hamlet: Schaubühne Berlin – review:...)...
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