From terrorism and torture to paedophilia – no subject is taboo for Swiss theatre director Milo Rau. We catch up with him to discuss sadism, activism, and the limits of artistic freedom.
The award-winning American playwright talks racism, Moonlight's Oscar and the struggle of taking on injustice with art.
In 1996, Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues took the world by storm with its blunt, brazen approach to female sexuality. And over two decades later, its more relevant than ever.
A new play opening at London's Young Vic theatre takes an honest and critical look at the well-intentioned people who volunteered in the Jungle.
The first openly gay man in hard rock has set himself a new challenge: turning some giant life lessons into Sasquatch: The Opera!
We asked the cast of Summer In London – a play that's made history with its entirely transgender cast.
We talk to journalist and activist Paul Mason about where progressive and protest movements are headed in the Trump-Brexit era.
On the frontline between Russia and Ukraine, the small city of Popasna is a place deeply divided: young and old; solider and citizen; separatist supporters and those who are proudly Ukrainian.
See Me Now, a new play at the Young Vic in London, is written and performed by current and former sex workers. We talk to its creators about why it's time their voices are heard.
Drag performer Le Gateau Chocolat talks visibility, growing up different, and how it doesn't always get better when you're queer.
Vladimir Shcherban, Nikolai Khalezhin and Natalia Kaliada may be exiled from their home country of Belarus, but their theatre company is pushing boundaries at home and abroad.
Theatre company 2Magpies are no strangers to tackling controversial subjects, but their latest project - exploring music and torture at Guantanamo Bay - may well be their boldest performance yet.