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It’s quite rare for a group of people to come together for a live event that isn’t loud music. A live event that enables thinking…
In many respects, theater is still grappling with problems of reality and representation that the visual art movement realized were unimportant many years ago.
‘I, Malvolio’ is a very, very funny show, a clown show, but there is Beckettian darkness in the character. Some real darkness, some right close…
Children and teenagers don’t easily relate to stories about kings and dukes, and to tell only stories about kings and dukes is to ignore the…
Art is a subjective thing, and it should be a subjective thing. And the difficulty of subjectivity is that it becomes hugely problematized when you…
A mental shutdown can happen when a young person is put in front of a Shakespeare play. My pieces are designed to release young audiences…
To have a sense of contemporary ownership of Shakespeare is the most important thing to his work.
There is a satire that exists in ‘My Arm,’ but there is also an honoring of some of the stronger ideas that I’ve raided from…
Theatre can be so patronising. So often, it’s just proselytising for the theatre.
Theatre critics have no special access to the truth. And there should be no objective truth to art.
‘The Author’ is subtly unflinching in its satirical attack on certain practices in the creation of art and the mediation of violence.
‘Malvolio’ is the one show of mine that will not die. I’ve performed it more than 200 times all over the place.
‘The Author’ is a play about responsibility, how active we are as spectators and how responsible we are for what we choose to look at.
Keeping young people away from Shakespeare is like removing a link to their humanness.
It’s important to find characters that share sympathy with a young audience, not just in the story but their role in the world.
It’s important for me, politically, to see that theater isn’t just about the powerful.
In ‘Malvolio,’ the audience laugh at me, and I use that laughter to crack open the question as to why they are laughing.
I’m on a mission to make people aware that I’m not a solo artist. I’m sometimes challenged by the branding of Tim Crouch.
I’m excited about the idea of an act of theatre triggering a parallel creative act of writing.
I’m attracted to the underrated characters.
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