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“I have thought about it every day since”: Our Young Writers review Chiaroscuro

We invited our Young Writers 2019 cohort to review Chiaroscuro, our latest production celebrating queer women of colour across generations.  Our young writers are aged 14-17 and meet weekly to build on their writing skills, with the opportunity to write and stage a play in our Studio space. Here’s what they thought: Honor I can honestly say…

Lynette Linton: “These stories aren’t new. Women of colour have been here all along.”

Cast announced for Chiaroscuro by Jackie Kay

New Voices – Bold Visions

Five things you need to know about Caryl Phillips

Class Reviews by our Young Writers Group

Accessibility in Theatre: Telling d/Deaf Narratives

Unwrapping ‘Unwrapped’ : Victoria Falconer introduces our new festive season

Time Out London’s “Top 10 Cabaret Superstars”, Victoria Falconer, gives us a breakdown of Unwrapped – the new cabaret and comedy festival she is curating at the Bush Theatre this December. Just a few short weeks ago, I was sitting in a coffee shop for an early meeting with Jess and Angela, two of the…

The New Face of Theatre: Announcing the Bush 2019 Season

Madani Younis, Bush Artistic Director, Introduces the Bush 2019 Season My time at the Bush Theatre is undoubtedly one of my proudest achievements to date. The Bush invested in a vision that celebrated not just the best of theatre but the best of our country’s inherent culture. With its global outlook and homegrown talent, I…

Vinay Patel looks back on his Adventure

Meet the Writer: Luke Barnes Q&A

Madani Younis: “Arinzé Kene is to British theatre what Kendrick Lamar is to Hip-Hop”

Meet the Cast: Lands by Antler

Meet the Cast: An Adventure by Vinay Patel

Windrush Legacy: the silencing of past work by artists of colour

Winsome Pinnock’s Leave Taking Preface: “Reaching out for life in a new country”

Meet the Actor | Sarah Gordy Q&A

Meet the Cast: Jellyfish by Ben Weatherill

Meet the Writer: Kalungi Ssebandeke

Bush Favourite Reads: Caribbean Diaspora

Arinzé Kene’s Misty Preface: “What’s a black play?”

Meet the Cast: Leave Taking by Winsome Pinnock

5 Reasons You Should Know About Winsome Pinnock

Misty: The Music Behind Arinzé Kene’s Play

Your Thoughts: The B*easts

BushGreen Live Events Jan-Apr 2018

Want more from your theatre trip? Join us for free post-show Q&As, panel discussions and informal theatre chats this season. These live events will aim to provide you, and especially solo attenders, the chance to find meaning through conversation and reflection upon our work. We will ask big questions about the world now: from the nuance of…

Your Thoughts: The Believers Are But Brothers

Why writers’ faces matter: “A radical interpretation of what theatre looks like now”

Zain Dada, our Community Intern, on why seeing the faces of the writers we programme matters. He looks forward to the Bush Theatre’s 2018 Season. “Diversity,” a term so egregiously applied that its usage has become a tired refrain in the arts and cultural sector.  Once arts institutions, galleries and theatres catch on to terminology, language…

Meet the Playwright: James Fritz

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