Milo Rau

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Édouard Louis: ‘Truth is a revenge because we live in a world of lies’
The author, who became a literary sensation at the age of 21 with The End of Eddy, is appearing in a show exploring acting in theatre and in everyday life

Mark Fisher

13, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The New Gospel review – a thrilling and unsettling Easter story
Milo Rau’s film mixes a dramatisation of the crucifixion story with a real-life portrait of exploited migrant workers

Mark Fisher

29, Mar, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Familie review – Milo Rau's soulful hymn to life on the brink of death
An acting family play the members of a family about to take their own lives in this unnerving and heartbreaking celebration of the ordinary

Mark Fisher

05, Jan, 2020 @12:54 PM

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Top 10 theatre shows of 2019
Katori Hall gave us a miracle, Caryl Churchill delivered a dark quartet and Tom Hiddleston astounded in Betrayal. But the year’s highlight was a breathtaking Ibsen with Hayley Atwell

Michael Billington

17, Dec, 2019 @6:00 AM

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The week in theatre: The Secret River; La Reprise; 8 Hotels – review
English settlers terrorise Indigenous Australians in an unflinching production from Sydney

Clare Brennan

11, Aug, 2019 @7:00 AM

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La Reprise: Histoire(s) du Theatre (I) review – compassion and curiosity in recreation of a murder
Director Milo Rau asks disturbing political questions while attempting to honour the real-life victim of a senseless homophobic crime

Michael Billington

04, Aug, 2019 @11:47 AM

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Making a murder: true-crime stage show recreates a shocking killing
How do you re-enact a homicide for a theatre performance – and should you? Director Milo Rau invited people who knew the victim to take part

Mark Fisher

09, Jul, 2019 @3:37 PM

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Edinburgh festival 2019: 50 theatre, comedy and dance shows to see
There’s a Belle and Sebastian play, a show in a hair salon, Frances Barber performing Pet Shop Boys songs and top comics including Josie Long and Stephen Fry. Here’s our guide to the world’s biggest arts festival

Mark Fisher, Lyndsey Winship and Brian Logan

14, Jun, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Sex, sheep and terror: the scandalous theatre of Milo Rau
He has put an Isis fighter’s mother in the Ghent Altarpiece and restaged a brutal murder. Now the Swiss director plans to get radical

Laura Cappelle

08, Oct, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Avignon festival review – shock, awe and 10 hours of Don DeLillo
Thomas Jolly presents the spectacular Thyestes, Milo Rau explores a real crime in La Reprise and Julien Gosselin leaves audiences in a trance

Andrew Todd

11, Jul, 2018 @11:49 AM

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‘I wanted to channel the anger’: Europe's fearless political playwrights
They’ve stormed the Reichstag, turned terrorism into absurd comedy and asked their audiences for answers. Meet five theatre-makers grappling with crises across the continent

Daniel Boffey, Constanze Letsch, Philip Oltermann, Helena Smith and Kit Gillet

12, Feb, 2018 @7:00 AM

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'It's supposed to be funny': young actors perform play about child killer Marc Dutroux
Five Easy Pieces, staged at Manchester’s Sick! festival, explores the case of the Belgian paedophile and murderer. Director Milo Rau explains why he chose to let children tell the story

Lyn Gardner

22, Mar, 2017 @1:05 PM

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