Author Archives: lisathatcher

March 20

Russian Transport – Erika Sheffer and fear of The Other. (Theatre Review)

Russian Transport Fishy Productions with Darlinghurst Theatre Company. 9 – 31 march. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Nino Tamburri It can be argued that America’s fundamental narrative is one of a land stolen from its inhabitants by European immigrants who managed, pillaged and murdered their way to great financial success and totalitarian commercial […]

March 18

Jess and Joe Forever – Zoe Cooper revealed on the Norfolk Broads. (Theatre Review)

Jess and Joe Forever Sugary Rum Productons in association with 25A Belvoir downstairs. 13 – 30 March. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Kate Williams In Jess and Joe Forever, Zoe Cooper addresses the problem Philosophy has had with friendship for so long. That is, is friendship a relation based on sameness or difference, […]

March 16

Everry Brilliant Thing – Kate Mulvany reaches out. (Theatre Review)

Every Brilliant Thing Belvoir Theatre 8 – 31 March You can grab yout tickets here. Images: Brett Boardman If the following review raises any concerns for you, please don’t hesitate to contact Lifeline on 13 11 14 or at their website lifeline.org.au. More links are in the closing paragraph of this piece. In Every Brilliant […]

March 14

Wrath – Liam Maguire and the absurd corporate now. (Theater Review)

Wrath Jackrabbit Theatre at KXT. 8-22 March. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Clare Hawley Surely questioning our attitude to business and our relationship to business culture is one of the imperatives of our age? Even if we do so in full support of the capitalist machine, it is still good practice to examine […]

March 13

The Divorce Party – Morals, Economics and Marraige. (Theatre Review)

The Divorce Party 505 Theatre Fresh Works and Life After Productions 12 – 16 March You can Grab your tickets here. In The Divorce Party, Liz Hobart examines issues of morality and how they relate to economic structure. Cleverly couched around that most ancient economic symbol – the marriage (and in this case an amicable […]

March 08

Seed Bomb – Daniela Giorgi and an alternative to Capitalism. (Theatre Review)

Seed Bomb Subtlenuance for Fresh Works ar 505Theatre. March 5 – 9 You can grab your tickets here. It was Mark Fisher who noted “it is easier to imagine an end to the world than an end to Capitalism.” This has been the cry of leftist intellectuals for the last twenty years or so – […]

March 05

Seed Bomb – Lisa chat’s with Daniela Giorgi (Theatre Interview)

    I had a wonderful time researching Guerilla Gardening for my interview with writer Daniela Giorgi. The idea that revolution can be about beauty and transforming land made ugly by abandoned industry into something edible or aesthetically thrilling excited my inner rebel. I then found my reaction was typical. People respond well this subversive […]

February 27

Angels in America – Dino Dimitriades and the magnificent decay of American splendid. (Theatre Review)

Angels in America Red Line Productions and Apocalypse Theatre Company February 15 – March 16 You can grab your tickets here. Images, Hero and Production:  Robert Catto (@robertcatto on Instagram & Twitter, @robertcattophotographer on Facebook.) Images documentary: Clare Hawley “A Klee painting named Angelus Novus shows an angel looking as though he is about to move away […]

February 18

A Room with a View – Mark Nagle puts the fun back into E.M. Forster. (Theatre Reveiew)

A Room With A View The Genesian Theatre Company 2 February – 9 March You can grab your tickets here.  Images: Grant Fraser In 2003, when she had only completed two of her marvelous novels, Zadie Smith wrote a lovely piece in the guardian (you can read it here) asking why we don’t care much […]

February 15

The Bed Party – Making the invisable, visable. (Theatre Review)

The Bed Party The Old 505 Theatre Freshworks You can grab your tickets here The great Luce Irigaray in her book ‘To Speak is Never Neutral’ expands an idea that in order to properly understand language, writing it down is as essential as speaking. The author uses this style to reveal (in the most comprehensive […]