November 25

What Santa Does Other Days of the Year – The Genesian make us laugh like kids. (Theatre Review)

What Santa Does Other Days of the Year 23 November to 8 Dacember. The Gensian Theatre. You can grab your tickets here.  The annual pantomime is a staple of every long-lived theatre. They are smaller affairs today than the original Augustus Harris concoctions from London’s Drury theatre started in 1879, but they still contain a […]

November 20

The Serpents Teeth – A peaceful reminder of the costs of war. (Theatre Review)

The Serpents Teeth Hasemann, Ball & Radda Productions and bAKEHOUSE Theatre company 9 – 24 November. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Clare Hawley In recent days, French president Emmanuel Macron has called for an EU army to compliment NATO. He has been supported by the outgoing Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel who, in her […]

November 17

The Dance of Death – Judy Davis draws the Kierkegaard out of Strindberg. (Theatre Review)

The Dance of Death Belvoir Theatre 10 November to 23 December You can grab your tickets here. Images: Lisa Tomasetti Just as great Norwegian artists of the late nineteenth century (Ibsen, Jornson and Munch) were deeply influenced by the Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard, so we see his breath all over August Strindberg’s The Dance of Death. […]

November 08

Whose Uterus is it Anyway? – Georgie Adamson and The Clinic. (Theatre Review)

Whose Uterus is it Anyway? 505 Theatre FeshWorksFEMME October 30 – November 10.  You can grab your tickets here. Images: Jasmin Simmons Tellingly absent from Georgie Adamson’s waiting room game show in Whose Uterus is it Anyway? is the female aged between forty-nine and sixty-nine, even though she is the second largest social demographic and […]

November 06

The Feather in the Web – Nick Coyle and a woman in love. (Theatre Review)

The Feather in the Web Griffin Theater Company Stables Theatre 5 October – 17 November You can grab your tickets here. Images: Brett Boardman If Kimberly (Claire Lovering) is in any trouble in The Feather in the Web, it is less from Miles (Gareth Davies) and more from her writer Nick Coyle. Filled with ambition […]

November 02

Wyrd: The Season of the Witch – Ninefold change Macbeth forever. (Theatre Review)

Wyrd: The season of the Witch PACT theatre for Emerging artists and Ninefold Theatre Company You can find out more about this production here. Images: Liam O’Keefe It can be argued, since all theatre is a kind of parody of life no matter how verisimilar it may be, the most honest theatre might be that […]

October 26

Festival Fatale – Lisa chats with Lana Schwarcz. (Theatre interview)

Festival Fatale: Lovely Lady Lump Eternity Theatre, 27 October. You can grab more info about the festival as well as tickets here. The important and exciting Festival Fatale is on again at The Eternity Playhouse in Darlinhurst tomorrow, and I was lucky enough to catch the HILARIOUS (and astonishningly bright) Lana Schwarcz. I have written […]

October 26

Festival Fatale at The Darlingurst Theatre making herstory October 27!

FestivalFatale 27 October, Eternity playhouse. You can grab your tickets here.   Who is your favourite female philosopher? I was asked this question in a small café in Leichhardt over ten years ago. I was a joint convener of a fortnightly philosophy club essential to which was the weekly reading, the hard questions and the […]

October 25

Two Hearts – Connecting and disconnecting in Kings Cross. (Theatre Review)

Two Hearts The Anchor theatre compaby, and bAKEHOUSE at KXT. October 19 – November 4. You can grab your tickets here. Playwright Laura Lethlean is a restive thinker with a keen ear for contradictions and obfuscations in language that speak to the failures between communication intention and experience. In pared down multiple sequences, she is […]

October 24

Degenerate Art – Art and the power to corrupt. (Theatre Review)

Degenerate Art Red Line Productions 17 October – 4 November 2018, The Old Fitz Theatre You can grab your tickets here. Images: John Marmaras It is no secret to history scholars that a war exists inside the accomplishments of modernity characterized mostly by a volatile relationship between high art and mass culture. Writers such as T.S. […]