Emotional rescue: how personal trauma has been turned into art
Jonathon Young’s dance-theatre show Betroffenheit explores his grief after a family tragedy. The author Max Porter, comic Jayde Adams, performer Mojisola Adebayo and Young himself discuss whether art is cathartic for its creatorsJonathon Young sits on a hard bed, the kind that speaks of instit... [Read More]
Emotional rescue: how personal trauma has been turned into art
Jonathon Young’s dance-theatre show Betroffenheit explores his grief after a family tragedy. The author Max Porter, comic Jayde Adams, performer Mojisola Adebayo and Young himself discuss whether art is cathartic for its creatorsJonathon Young sits on a hard bed, the kind that speaks of instit... [Read More]
Frankie Shaw’s SMILF jumps from Sundance short film to Showtime series
Frankie Shaw’s short film, SMILF, won the jury award at the Sundance Film Festival a couple of years ago and garnered further interest from Showtime. The pay-cable network announced it’s fully invested now in SMILF, ordering up 10 episodes of a half-hour comedy series partially based on ... [Read More]
10 of the UK's best music festivals for families
Kids’ discos, circus workshops, craft corners, PG-rated comedy … not forgetting proper music lineups, from Stormzy to Happy Mondays - here’s our pick of the events all the family can enjoyThe best rock, pop and dance festivalsThe best city and day festivalsThe best classical festi... [Read More]
The 10 best things to do this week: from Jude Law's new play to Rookie's podcast
The actor finally returns to the Barbican stage and the precocious Tavi Gevinson interviews her pal Lorde, while elsewhere Stormzy’s cousin plays liveCambridge literary festivalAlthough many people worked themselves into a fury after the US election, few managed to bash out a savagely satirica... [Read More]
Inside Carmen Lynch’s Debut Album, 15 Years in the Making
Comedian Carmen Lynch is at an exciting stage in her comedy career. She just performed her fifth late-night set, this time on Colbert. She just released her debut album Dance Like You Don’t Need the Money, available now. And she just earned a credit as the star of a Chloe Sevigny-directed shor... [Read More]
Carmen Lunch’s debut album “Dance Like You Don’t Need The Money” is out now
It’s hard to believe Dance Like You Don’t Need The Money, out this week, is comedian Carmen Lynch’s first album.… MORE Carmen Lunch’s debut album “Dance Like You Don’t Need The Money” is out now appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Carmen Lunch’s debut album “Dance Like You Don’t Need The Money” is out now
It’s hard to believe Dance Like You Don’t Need The Money, out this week, is comedian Carmen Lynch’s first album.… MORE Carmen Lunch’s debut album “Dance Like You Don’t Need The Money” is out now appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon’s film “The Big Sick” hits theaters this June
It was a runaway hit last month at Sundance, and soon you’ll be able to see The Big Sick onscreen… MORE Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon’s film “The Big Sick” hits theaters this June appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Whoopi Goldberg to Secret Cinema: top things to do in the UK this week
From the actor’s rarely seen character comedy to an immersive version of Moulin Rouge: your at-a-glance guide to the best in cultureWhoopi GoldbergA brilliant one-off: the award-winning actor brings two performances of her character comedy to the London Palladium for the first time on Saturday... [Read More]