Category Archives: Articles

August 01

Mum, Me and the IED – Lisa chats with James Balian and Roger Vickery. (Theatre Interview)

Mum, Me and the IED is showing at The Depot Theatre August 15 – September 1. You can grab your tickets here. The Depot Theatre has played host to some of the best emerging theatre of the last few years, so much so that it has established itself as a haven for independent productions seeking a space […]

August 01

Mum, Me and the IED – Lisa chats with Kevin Jackson. (Theatre interview)

Mum, Me and the IED is showing at The Depot Theatre August 15 – September 1. You can grab your tickets here. The Depot Theatre has played host to some of the best emerging theatre of the last few years, so much so that it has established itself as a haven for independent productions seeking […]

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 06

Shakespeare Dance Party – Lisa chats with Curly Fries (Theatre Review)

  Shakespeare Dance Party is at the Hustle and Flow Bar this Sunday 11 march from 4 PM onwards. You can grab more details here. Harold Pinter said in his 2005 Nobel Prize speech, “… The United States supported and in many cases engendered every right-wing military dictatorship in the world after the end of […]

February 26

Cage – Lisa chats with Jordan Shea (Theatre Interview)

Cage is part of the Freshworks program at The Old 505 Theatre for 2018. It is playing from 27 February to 3 March. You can grab your tickets here.  Images by Jasmin Simmons The last twelve months has seen criticism of young Western backpackers busking or selling wears on the streets in Asian countries in order […]

January 13

Sorting Out Rachel – Lisa Chats with David Williamson (Theatre Interview)

  Sorting Out Rachael is at the Ensemble Theatre from 19 January to 17 March. You can grab your tickets here. My personal history with David Williamson’s plays have been chequered. As a young student of literature I was a passionate fan, taking great delight in his portrayal of all things Australian, grateful for his wit […]

November 27

Virgins and Cowboys – Lisa chats with Morgan Rose and Dave Selswick (Theatre Interview)

Virgins and Cowboys is showing at The Stables theatre 30 November to 16 December. You can grab your tickets here. For Louis Althusser, questions of thought had to do with battles, frontlines and the  balance of power. Meditation and withdrawal be damned, it was intervention that sparked revolution, ideas and intelectual movement. Politically speaking, success […]

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 […]

August 28

I’d Rather Goya robbed me of my sleep than some other son of a Bitch – Reviving the imaginary with Rodrigo Garcia. (Theatre Review)

I’d Rather Goya robbed me of my sleep than some other son of a Bitch Théâtre Excentrique at The 505 Theatre in Newtown. 22 August – 2 September You can grab your tickets here. Images: Emma Lois. If there is a way to pin down what the emblematic protagonist of Rodrigo Garcia’s I’d rather Goya robbed […]