Author: John Freeman (Western Australia)

Opportunities: Sibiu International Theatre Festival 2013 (Romania)

Sibiu International Theatre Festival is a performing arts festival held annually in Transylvania, Romania. In terms of audience numbers it’s the third largest theatre festival in the world. The 20th edition takes place 7– 16 June 2013. If you have a proposal or you want to submit materials for the Festival then send an email to: management@sibfest.ro For the selection process the Festival ne...

In Performance: Saying the Unsayable – Needcompany, ‘Marketplace 76’ (Vienna, Bruges, Brussels)

Jan Lauwers and Needcompany are premiering their new work Marketplace 76 in Europe this Fall. As ever, there’s provocation within the seeming perfection of Lauwers’ form and this piece promises to stir questions of ethics and representation. Marketplace 76 is the story of villagers startled by an explosion in which 24 people lose their lives, including 7 children. The tragedy of the de...