Starring Your Pain
Saturday 18 February 2017
When performance is made from direct personal experience of physical or mental ill-health, how might that affect the approach of the critic faced with reviewing it? Writer Maddy Costa hosts a frank discussion between artists and critics on the complex relationship between autobiographical work and its responses.
Maddy Costa, writer
- Bobby Baker, artist
- Lyn Gardner, theatre critic, writer and journalist for the Guardian
- Alexandrina Hemsley, dance artist
- Rosemary Waugh, Reviews Editor for Exeunt, and a freelance writer and editor currently reviewing national shows for The Stage
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