Author Archives: lisathatcher

February 09

13 The Musical – Jopuka brings the Central Coast back with a bang!

A write up of the exceptional 2021 production of Thirteen The Musical by Jopuka Productions.

January 03

Announcing a break from theatre reviewing.

Hello to my much loved reader, and fellow creators. It’s good to be here in 2021, with all the promise and hope that it brings. 2020 was very hard for so many people. My heartfelt love and warmth to all those struggling, either with health, bereavement or financial fears and worries. I am taking this […]

February 23

Life Is Impossible – Subtlenuance and the impossible. (Theatre Review)

Life Is Impossible Subtlenuance with 505 Fresh Works 18-23 February. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Syl Marie Photography Please note: I attended this production as a full paying ticket holder in order to relay a complete audience member experience. I did not receive any gratuity from a publicist or a production company.  The […]

February 13

Angry Fags – Feel good theatre therapy for lefties. (Theatre Review)

Angry Fags New Theatre 5 February to 7 March. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Chris Lundie Please note: I attended this production as a full paying ticket holder in order to relay a complete audience member experience. I did not receive any gratuity from a publicist or a production company. It’s difficult to […]

February 12

Daisy Moon Was Born This Way – The perfect play in the perfect place at the perfect time. (Theatre Review)

Daisy Moon Was Born this Way Jopuka Productions at The Launch Pad. 8 February – 21 February 2020. You can grab your tickets here. Please note: I attended this production as a full paying ticket holder in order to relay a complete audience member experience. I did not receive any gratuity from a publicist or […]

February 08

The Spoils – White guilt and the monied left. (Theatre Review)

The Spoils Flight Path Theatre From 29 January to 8 February. You can grab your tickets here. Images by Clare Hawley Please note: I attended this production as a full paying ticket holder in order to relay a complete audience member experience. I did not receive any gratuity from a publicist or a production company. […]

January 31

Pomona – The horror and beauty of the sandbox game. (Theatre Review)

Pomona Secret House in association with bAKEHOUSE Theatre At KXT 24 January – 8 February You can grab your tickets here. Images Clare Hawley Please note: I attended this production as a full paying ticket holder in order to relay a complete audience member experience. I did not receive any gratuity from a publicist or […]

January 16

1984 The Musical – Big Brother is watching … still. (Theatre review)

1984 The Musical 8 January – 25 January 2020 at New Theatre You can grab your tickets here. Perhaps George Orwell’s greatest accomplishment with 1984 was the clear indication, though an intentional muddle-headedness, of the way’s words can be used to mean their opposite. His famous book was celebrated (and banned) as a pro-communist tome […]

December 03

Why I am no longer accepting free tickets to Theatre.

I’ve never been interested in giving my opinion expert or otherwise regarding the Sydney Theatre Community. I’ve always held the only time to give feedback on a show’s quality is when you have been invited to do so while the play is in rehearsals. Once a play is produced and presented, we need to look […]

November 21

Packer and Sons – The elephant in the room. (Theatre Review)

Packer and Sons Belvoir 16 November – 22 December 2019 You can grab your tickets here Images: Brett Boardman   Please note: This article is written based on witnessing a preview. I did not attend opening night.  I did not receive a free ticket from the theatre nor a publicist for this production. A key […]