May 19

The Sugar House – Corruption and Philosophy in Sydney (Theatre Review)

  The Sugar House Belvoir Street Theatre 5 May – 3 June. You can grab your tickets here.  For June Macreadie (Kris McQuade) a Sydney woman in the 1960’s surviving the lower classes, questions of thought have to do with battles, frontlines and a balance of power between those you protect and the other seeking […]

May 07

The Effect – Love and drugs at The Old Fitz (Theatre Review)

The Effect Red Line Productions The Old Fitz Theatre from April 18 to 19 May. You can grab your tickets here. Images: John Marmaras Of all the philosophical and scientific efforts (including points of difference and outright refutation between the two bodies of knowledge) we humans have labored over, none remains as elusive as the question […]

April 23

Sex and Death: Something in the Basement and It’s Time – Everything emerges.

Sex and Death: Something in the Basement and It’s Time DKL Productions Blood Moon theatre 10 – 28 April You can grab your tickets here.  Still too close to Nietzsche’s declaration of the death of god, that which surrounds us is laced with the sacredness and sacrament of the traces of religion. Specifically in DKL […]

April 10

The Flick – The engulfing fear of a self-aware utopia. (Theatre Review)

The Flick Outhouse Theatre Company and the Seymour Centre 4 – 21 April. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Marnya Rothe Of all the existential possibilities available, the idea of death holds a special place. We no longer think of the human being as having an immortal soul (at least the modern existentialist doesn’t) and […]

April 09

Sami in Paradise – Crashing against a wall of magnitude. (Theatre Review)

Sami in Paradise Belvoir Theatre 1 – 29 April You can grab your tickets here.  Images: Clare Hawley When writing about theatre, it often happens that the subject matter with which one is to engage frustrates the critical drive. Either that or it menaces the entire enterprise and plan of astute approach, undermining all this […]

March 19

Merrily We Roll Along – Sondheim’s Franklin Shepard lives in each of us. (Theatre Review)

Merrily We Roll Along Little Triangle Theatre Company at The Depot Theatre 7-24 March. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Clare Hawley The story Merrily We Roll Along, first written by George S Kaufman in 1934 then transformed to the musical we know and love today by George Furth and Stephen Sondheim is a […]

March 17

One Way Mirror – Paul Gilchrist and the abandonment of pigenholing human nature. (Theatre Review)

One Way Mirror Produced by Subtlenuance. Blood Moon Theatre frm 14 – 24 March. You can grab your tickets here. Plays, like some other literature can be divided into two broad categories, from an audience’s perspective. Those which help us become autonomous and those which help us become less cruel. The first sort of play […]

March 16

The Wolves – Lisa chats with Jessica Arthur (Theatre Interview)

    The Wolves is currently showing at The Old Fitz theatre in Darlinghurst. You can grab your tickets here. The photograph of Brandi Chastain celebrating her penalty conversion in 1999 that sealed the Women’s World Cup for the United States over China was voted the second most iconic cover image of Sports Illustrated. Not […]

March 10

The Book of Mormon – The travelling South Park show. (Theatre Review)

The Book of Mormon The Lyric Theatre Now booking through to 2 September. You can grab your tickets here. Ok. So, I’m not a South Park fan. Never have been. I know this claim places me in grave danger of the accusation I’m missing a sense of humour, but I’m a female Gen X’er and […]

March 08

Being Dead (Don Quixote) – Theatre as simulation. (Theatre Review)

Being Dead (Don Quixote)  MKA Productions with bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company The Kings Cross Theatre from 6 – 10 March You can grab your tickets here. “To dissimulate is to pretend not to have what one has. To simulate is to feign to have what one doesn’t have. One implies a presence, one an absence.” [1] […]