November 23

Night Slows Down – Language as superstructure. (Theatre Review)

Night Slows Down Kings Cross Theatre with Don’t Look Away Theatre Company November 17 – December 9, You can grab your tickets here. Images: Ross Waldron Apparent from the start in Night Slows Down, the new Australian work by Phillip James Rouse, is a language disparity between Sharon (Danielle King) and her brother Seth (Andre […]

November 16

Asylum – A built house closed off to the other, to others. (Theatre review)

Asylum Brave New Word Theatre Company 15 November – 25 November You can grab your tickets here. Images: David Hooley When Craig (David Woodland) interviews Hajir (Eli Saad) to ascertain his asylum status, he adheres to a series of stick rules that are carefully developed value judgements already stuck in the norms of platonic truth. […]

November 12

Violent Extremism and Other Adult Party Games – Lisa chats with Richie Black (Theatre Interview)

Violent Extremism and Other Party Games is on at The Depot Theatre from 15 – 25 November. You can grab your tickets here. The Depot theatre have had a great 2017 and that run looks set to continue with their latest collaboration with Ain’t It Fun Theatre Productions, Violent Extremism and Other Adult Party Games. […]

November 06

Time Stands Still – Donald Margulies and middle class free will. (Theatre Review)

Time Stands Still Eclipse Productions 1 – 25 November, Tap Gallery. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Katie Barget (Captar Photo) The rise of a new middle class in India has shone a spotlight on India’s systemic rape problem and the media (mainstream and otherwise) has been used to great effect in strengthening India’s rape […]

November 05

Asylum: Lisa chats with Richard Hilliar (Theatre Interview)

  Asylum is on at Comber Street Studios, Paddington 15-25 November. You can grab your tickets here. It is no small thing to tackle local works, but it must be even more difficult in Australia, where (in my opinon) our cultural cringe still haunts us and nothing is sacred unless first blessed by London or New York. […]

November 05

Asylum: Lisa chats with Ruth Fingret (Theatre Interview)

Asylum is on at Comber Street Studios, Paddington 15-25 November. You can grab your tickets here.   The Sydney theatre community has been regularly appalled and concerned about the treatment of asylum seekers in this country. There have been many wonderful creative responses aimed at all members of our society, expressing solidarity and comfort for […]

November 04

Merciless Gods – Drama that unifies in the dark. (Theatre Review)

Merciless Gods Griffin Theatre in collaboration with Little One’s Theatre 1 – 25 November. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Sarah Walker It has been noted that the poem must be given to the mute, to the stutterer, to the stranger, rather than to the chatterbox, to the grammarian or to the nationalist. Equally […]

November 02

She Rode Horses Like the Stock Exchange – How and who to be after The Event. (Theatre Review)

She Rode Horses like the Stock Exchange Rocket Productions in association with bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company Kings Cross Theatre, 20 October – 11 November. You can grab your tickets here.  Images: Clare Hawley, Asparay Photography Occupy Wall Street can be seen as an event that is yet to reveal its profoundity on history. It did not attempt […]

November 01

Hijacked Rabbit – Theatre as revolution. (Theatre review)

Hijacked Rabbit 31 October to 11 November, Blood Moon Theatre, Jack Rabbit Theatre company. You can grab your tickets here. We should be careful when we think of theatre as receiving good press, because the theatre has always been violently attacked. We look back at “Shakespeare’s time” with a sort of reverence for some lost […]

October 27

The Big Meal – Dan Lefranc and the immutable family. (Theatre Review)

The Big Meal The Depot Theatre 185 October – 4 November You can grab your tickets here. Images: Katy Green Loughrey According to Alain Badiou, Truth is closely connected to Events. Truth is a particular set of statements and narratives originally set off by an Event, and subsequently committed to it. Therefore, Truth is always […]