Writing about Live Art

A selection of key online critical platforms

A Younger Theatre
Platform for young people to express their views on theatre and performance. 

Afterall online 
Research and publishing organisation that focuses on contemporary art through Afterall Online, Afterall journal and Afterall Books.

An active attempt to stimulate new perspectives and critical thought outside of academic contexts.

Culture Wars
Critical examination of the 'dumbing down' debate in arts, media and education with reviews of recent productions and events. 

Collaborative playspace for people who make, watch and write about theatre.

Online theatre magazine for quality theatre criticism, news, features, and podcasts.

Platform for critical writing, Interface is a focal point around the presentation of contemporary art.

Matt Trueman / Carousel of Fantasies
Theatre reviews, interviews and opinion from freelance theatre critic, journalist and blogger Matt Trueman.

Open Dialogues
Critical writing on and as performance from Mary Paterson and Rachel Lois Clapham.  

Postcards from the Gods
Blog by Andrew Haydon, mostly containing reviews of theatre, dance, performance and the occasional opera in Britain and Europe, and the odd bit of theory.

Theatre Blog with Lyn Gardner 
The Guardian's blog on theatre, the performing arts and stage shows.

This Is Tomorrow
Comprehensive archive of contemporary art, providing those restricted by place or time with the chance to visit some of the most innovative and culturally significant exhibitions around the world.