Week in Theatre: The Great Middlemarch Mystery; The 47; For Black Boys Who Consider Murder… | Drama

Soon, the cinema is shooting its latest blockbusters. Immersive art, political thought, music that stretches the words of the stage. Coventry, now the city of UK culture, is the real star of The Great Middlemarch Mystery. Josephine Burton and Ruth Livesey’s Dash Arts adaptation of George Eliot’s novel, which Burton directed, moves the work from … Read more

Novel Ideas: Reward System by Jem Calder

This is a list of books that have inspired me the most when it comes to writing my own book. Payment system, a collection of related short stories. Each book became a guiding light on my way to finish my first job. Some of them provide stylistic and design inspiration for my work, others are … Read more

Elif Batuman reads Marie Kondo’s book. Now, his classes are exciting.

What books are on your nightstand? “The Eighth Life (for Brilka),” by Nino Haratischvili, translated by Charlotte Collins and Ruth Martin. “Tideline,” by Krystyna Dabrowska, translated by Karen Kovacik, Antonia Lloyd-Jones and Mira Rosenthal. “The Dirt on Pigpen,” by Charles M. Schulz. What was the last great book you read? Adrienne Rich’s “Blood, Bread, and … Read more

Dash Arts opens the door to DIDO’s BAR in September

Set in a music club, standing next to the right, Dido’s Bar is a new immersive cinema and music performance opening at The Factory in London’s historic Royal Docks on 23 September (Press Night 28 September) before traveling to Manchester, Leicester, Portsmouth, and Oxford. Dido’s Bar is a retelling of Virgil’s Aeneid, created and performed … Read more