Jane Howard

Writing

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2018

2 Oct: Beyond the Audio Guide: Podcasts and Cultural Institutions | Kill Your Darlings

5 Sept: Early visions of Winton’s Australia | Witness

12 July: What's Cheating? | Wheeler Centre Notes

27 June: Hannah Gadsby's Nanette dares to dream of a different future – for ourselves and for comedy | Guardian Australia

20 June: History in the Making: Political Podcasts and the Irish Referendum | Kill Your Darlings 

14 June:  F*!#ing Adelaide review – Pamela Rabe and Brendan Maclean in love letter to a cityGuardian Australia

16 May: Artificial intelligence: it may be our future but can it write a play? | Guardian Australia

15 May: Seeing the unseen: the exhibition opening up the universe to teenagers | Guardian Australia

7 May: An Uplifting Obsession: ‘People Movers’ podcast | Kill Your Darlings

12 April: Tasting Australia (and Australia itself) has a ‘great male chef’ problem | Crikey

10 April: Lost in translation? The comics trying out Aussie humour abroad | Guardian Australia

23 March: Akram Khan: Catastrophe Embedded | Witness Performance

19 March: Small Wonders | Kill Your Darlings

13 March: Kings of War review – Ivo van Hove's stunning Shakespeare marathon somehow falls short | Guardian Australia

9 March: A slumber party with a drag queen: when the ordinary becomes extraordinary | Guardian Australia

7 March: Adelaide fringe festival: Fleabag, the Manchester club scene and a glittery clitoris | Guardian Australia

4 March: Split | Fest Mag

27 February: Patricia Cornelius: I have always had to strategise my own safety around men | Guardian Australia

21 February: Laugh all you want, Xenophon’s campaign ad is just what the SA election needed | Crikey

16 February: Podcasts about words (appearance on radio segment) | Stop Everything!

12 February: Talking about Talking | Kill Your Darlings

15 January: Behind The Second Woman (appearance on TV documentary) | ABC Arts

12 January: The Rocky Horror allegations seem strangely inconvenient for the arts fluff of The Advertiser | Crikey


2017

 

27 December: From Mr Burns to Wild Bore: the shows that electrified Australian stages in 2017 | Guardian Australia

14 December: A Bridge Between Worlds: Belvoir Street’s Atlantis | Kill Your Darlings

20 November: Muriel’s Wedding: The Musical review at Roslyn Packer Theatre, Sydney – ‘colourful and charming’ | The Stage

17 NovemberA History of Suffering | Kill Your Darlings

November: Perspective Shifts: Guilt and Grief in the ABC's Seven Types of Ambiguity | Metro

21 October: Two Jews Walk into a Theatre | Time Out

20 October: Germinal | Time Out

20 October: We Love Arabs | Time Out

2 October: One Small Step: world's first welcome mat for aliens unveiled in Australia | Guardian Australia

1 October: Candy Bowers: 'The door was slammed on me for being a black woman' | Guardian Australia

1 September: The Curse of Macbeth: why I keep going back to see a play that I don't like | Guardian Australia

22 August: Finding the Words: Griefcast and grief memoir | Kill Your Darlings

22 June: Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again review – the ferocious, urgent roar of young and angry feminism | Guardian Australia

2 June: Sheep bones, glitter and shaving cream: the bold, divergent art of the under-40s | Guardian Australia

10 June: A Modern Woman | The Monthly

8 June: Theatre of the Now | Kill Your Darlings

22 May: Zoë Coombs Marr, Adrienne Truscott and Ursula Martinez combine forces to eviscerate critics | Guardian Australia

19 May: Minnie and Liraz review – Lally Katz finds fun, feminism and heart in a retirement home | Guardian Australia

19 May: 1984 | Time Out

8 May: A Drive to the Edge | Broadsheet

7 May: ‘Mr Burns’ Is The Wild And Loving Theatre Production ‘The Simpsons’ Deserves | Junkee

24 April: Joan review – a foreboding and suggestive retelling of Joan of Arc | Guardian Australia

6 April: Lord of the Flies review – a compelling adaptation all the better for its imperfections | Guardian Australia

14 March: Seeing Through the Tangle | Kill Your Darlings

March: O Kolektivním Duchu Australského Divadla (On the Collective Spirit of Australian Theatre) | National Theatre Prague

16 February: That ABC Iview Screwup Was Hilarious, But It’s Also Part Of A Way More Serious Problem |  Junkee

13 February: Figuring Themselves Out | Kill Your Darlings

7 February: The (Very Sweary, Very American) Religious Experience Of ‘The Book Of Mormon’ | Junkee

31 January: Del Kathryn Barton’s Spiders and Female Rage | Broadsheet


2016

21 December: Australian theatre 2016: the 10 most groundbreaking shows by women | Guardian Australia

22 November: Old Space Anew at the Melbourne Festival | Kill Your Darlings

18 November: Blaque Showgirls review – Indigenous take on cult film is loud, proud and camp | Guardian Australia

24 October: Australia's culture of arts criticism is broken, and there's no clear way to fix it | Guardian Australia

13 October: Art for Kids, Kids for Art | Kill Your Darlings 

13 October: Ancient Rain review – Paul Kelly and Camille O’Sullivan fuse poetry and cabaret, with mixed results | Guardian Australia

10 October: Lady Eats Apple review – examination of the epic and the every day bears fruit | Guardian Australia

8 September: Sink or Swim: On artistic exhaustion | Kill Your Darlings 

1 September: Sisters Grimm: our path to success isn't available to theatre's next generation | Guardian Australia

17 August: The Arab spring, Robert Lepage and a mass bed-in: how Singapore is rethinking festivals | Guardian Australia

10 August: Practical Magic: On The Cursed Child and published playscripts | Kill Your Darlings 

25 July: Performing Intimacy: Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host Kill Your Darlings

16 July: Othello Review | The Daily Review

4 July: Art in Limbo | Kill Your Darlings

17 June: Radical Capability: Endurance and mutation in The Second Woman | Kill Your Darlings

18 May: Things I Know To Be True review – powerful debut of Andrew Bovell's affecting new play | Guardian Australia

18 May: The Single Lady and the Showstopper | Kill Your Darlings

16 May: Cloudstreet review – opera version of Tim Winton's classic revels in Australianisms | Guardian Australia

11 April: Beautiful Arrogance: The radical choreographies of Pina Bausch and Atlanta Eke | Kill Your Darlings

8 April: The Mess of Theatre in the Millennial Generation: A Response to Tiny Bricks' Deluge | The Lifted Brow

April: The Global Theatre | The Big Issue

April: Next Wave Festival 2016: the thrill of emergence | RealTime

16 March: Cringe Festival: The cost of five-star reviews | Kill Your Darlings

9 March: Has the Adelaide fringe festival become too big for its boots? | Guardian Australia

3 March: Forget the epic productions: the best bits of arts festivals are all about intimacy | Guardian Australia

1 March: The James Plays Trilogy review – high-stakes historical soap proves addictive | Guardian Australia

23 February: Plexus review – body morphs with sculpture in astonishing stage illusions | Guardian Australia

22 February: Claire Cunningham's Guide Gods review – disability and religion meet in dance | Guardian Australia

7 February: Impossible Futures: Tomorrow’s Parties and This is How We Die | Kill Your Darlings


2015

11 December: Manifesto review | Daily Review 

5 December: Miss Universal review (Chunky Move studio, Melbourne) | Daily Review

December: Violence and Our Country's Good | The Lifted Brow

9 November A Shining Nightmare: Mortido‘s Sydney | Kill Your Darlings

26 October Great Aspirations: In the shadow of Patrick White | Kill Your Darlings

26 October First look review Girl Asleep first look review – the magical realism of being a teenager | Guardian Australia

12 October: In praise of watching theatre online | Kill Your Darlings

28 September: Unbearable Whiteness: Young Jean Lee’s Straight White Men | Kill Your Darlings

14 September: Putting Words In People’s Mouths: Performing the unseen, speaking the unknown | Kill Your Darlings

31 August: The Impenetrable City: Getting lost at Edinburgh Fringe Festival | Kill Your Darlings

18 August: A Mess of a Brain: A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing at Edinburgh Fringe Festival | Kill Your Darlings

3 August: Local Courage, Global Reach: The National Play Festival | Kill Your Darlings

August: coverage of Edinburgh festivals with Fest Mag

20 July: The Beautiful and the Dated: Australian Ballet’s Giselle | Kill Your Darlings

22 June:  Adhocracy: Lifting the curtain on the creative process | Kill Your Darlings

16 June: Adelaide cabaret festival 2015 review – hits, misses and pure emotion | Guardian Australia

9 June: This Is a Story of Artistic Excellence | Kill Your Darlings

4 June: Adelaide cabaret festival 2015: eight top must-see shows | Guardian Australia

25 May: Dark Side of the Rainbow: Belvoir St Theatre’s The Wizard of Oz | Kill Your Darlings

23 May: Our smaller cities stand firm against Brandis' arts cuts | Daily Review 

11 May: A Case for Diversity in Theatre | Kill Your Darlings

7 May: Neil Armfield and Rachel Healy new artistic directors of Adelaide festival | Guardian Australia

27 April: A Working-Class Mythology: Ironing boards at the theatre | Kill Your Darlings

27 April: Madame: The Story of Joseph Farrugia review – an Adelaide legend celebrated | Guardian Australia

6 April: Witness and Connection at Melbourne’s Dance Massive | Kill Your Darlings

23 March: Creative Space: The secret power of community theatres | Kill Your Darlings

10 March: Fringe Feminism: Women, comedy and performance art | Kill Your Darlings

9 March: Fake It ’Til You Make It review – a true love story about male depression | Guardian Australia

5 March: Nufonia Must Fall review – Kid Koala's tender robot romance comes alive | Guardian Australia

4 March: SmallWar review – Valentijn Dhaenens' one-man show about the everyman experience of war | Guardian Australia

3 March: Adelaide Blinc light show unites 'best digital artists in the world' - video | Guardian Australia

2 March: Beckett Triptych review – three acts of listening but not enough light | Guardian Australia

2 March: Jack and the Beanstalk review – fear, thrill and beanstalk-scaling skill | Guardian Australia

1 March: Azimut review - Moroccan acrobatics speak darker truths | Guardian Australia

28 February: Riverrun review – Olwen Fouéré's dance of words with James Joyce | Guardian Australia

23 February: Stuart Bowden’s Unfamiliar, Universal Worlds | Kill Your Darlings

16 February: Adelaide fringe 2015: eight shows to push your buttons | Guardian Australia

12 February: Adelaide fringe 2015: five key venues | Guardian Australia

9 February: Thinking Outside the Box Seats: The future of Australian opera and musical theatre | Kill Your Darlings

5 February: James Joyce's Ulysses retold over 10 hours in the theatre? Sign me up | Guardian Australia

26 January: The (Sometimes) Beauty of Being Alone at the Theatre | Kill Your Darlings