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Disco Pigs – Lisa Chats with Courtney Powell. (Theatre Interview)

Disco Pigs is currently showing at The Sydney Fringe Festival It is on at PACT. You can grab tickets here.  I saw Disco Pigs earlier this year when it had a short run at The Fuse Box at The Factory Theatre. You can read my review here, but I was very impressed with Throwing Shade […]

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4 Minutes 12 Seconds – The theatrics of machismo. (Theatre Review)

4 minutes 12 seconds Outhouse Theatre Company with Red Line Productions Old Fitz Theatre, 13 Sep – 8 Oct. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Rupert Reid. Rape culture isn’t a female problem, it isn’t a male problem, it’s a societal problem. Perpetuated by mythologies that always come back to male virility there is […]

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Sydney Fringe Festival 2016 – Thinking Fish. (Theatre Review)

Thinking Fish Nifty Productions PACT emerging artists studio September 13 – 17 You can grab your tickets here With all the talk about free speech, political correctness and the rise of victim mentality, an important point is being subsumed. Political correctness was never about protecting the attacked. Rather it imposed a requirement we think before […]

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Orpheus – The surface as fertile soil for what lies beneath. (Theatre Review)

Orpheus Lies Lies and Propoganda in association with Suspicious Woman Productions Blood Moon Theare at The World Bar 16-27 August 2016 You can grab your tickets here. If it’s a mystery as to why the character Orpheus is so important to Western culture, then it is equally a mystery as to why it has become […]

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Tribunal – Face to face with the deepest problem of the political left. (Theatre Review)

Tribunal Griffin Theatre in association with Powerhouse Youth Theatre This play is sold out. You can learn more about it here. The central problem for Tribunal lay not in the many beautiful layers of its presentation of the troubling stories of those marginalised by white Australia. Rather it came to light in the all-important question […]

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A Nest Of Skunks – Lisa chats with Roger Vickery with support from James Balian (Theatre Interview)

A Nest Of Skunks is one of the surprise powerhouse contributions to the 2016 theatre calendar. An close examination of the way we relate to our immigrants, both legal and illegal, with a clever plot twist that facilitates the journey toward a deeper understanding of how it might be to live as a person forced […]

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Beirut Adrenalin – The political left and their failed revolution. (Theatre Review)

Beirut Adrenaline Currently Showing at The Belvoir St Theatre From July 27 to August 14. You can grab your tickets here. The left wing thinker lives in perilous times, for we are forced to examine the futility of our reasoning and the power fear can provoke for those who wield it willy nilly. Traditionally champions […]

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Cristina in the Cupboard – the point and purpose of the parable. (Theatre review)

Cristina in the Cupboard The Depot Theatre from 13 – 30 July. You can grab your tickets here. Images by Katy Green Loughrey Cristina In the Cupboard is a piece of magic realism written by one of Australia’s best contemporary playwrights, Paul Gilchrist. It is a complex work that examines both the process of exploring […]

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Low Level Panic – Women under oppression from the male gaze. (Theatre Review)

Low Level Panic Thread Entertainment in association with Red Line Productions Old Fitz Theatre from 12 July to 12 August. You can grab your tickets here Images: Julia Robertson When I’m confronted with a friend who despises political correctness, my first move is to agree wholeheartedly! I claim that the worst form of political correctness […]

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Resolution – Lisa chat’s with Luke Holmes (Theatre interview)

Resolution is the new production from the Brave New Word Theatre Company, who are dedicated to bringing new Australian works to the stage. The importance of local writing for theatre can’t be underestimated and we all must hold a special place in our hearts for the theatre companies devoted to nourishing and displaying the enormous […]