But That’s Absurd — Theatre of Heaven & Hell

By Ethan Taylor, Content Team @Stagedoor

These days, with the exception of plays such as Waiting For Godot and perhaps the occasional Dario Fo piece, absurdist theatre in it’s purest form is sadly rarely performed in London’s theatres. However, it is exactly this apparent absence of absurdism in contemporary theatre, this gap in the market, that has drawn innovative young theatre company Theatre of Heaven & Hell to the form. When talking to founding member Elena Clements, she explains:

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Love & Devotion in Dystopia

By Niki Campbell, content manager @Stagedoor

What is it that’s so delicious about dystopia?

The world of art has predicted, realised and moved through generations of dystopias, and we continue to create and dissect them now. We revel creatively in the pain and frustration, the chilling detail in our collective terror about the future. And why not…

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