Category Archives: Articles

June 16

Summer at Suspended Stone Camp – Madelaine Nunn and the Magic Realism of teen angst.

Madelaine Nunn takes a group of young people on a journey they will never forget in this great fun production from Jopuka.

April 05

Very Happy Children with Bright and Wonderful Futures

Please note: for the purpose of this review, I saw the Banksia Cast. At the time of posting this review, this season has completed its run. However you can find out more about Jopukas future productions here. Please note: I attended this production as a full paying ticket holder in order to relay a complete […]

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 […]

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 […]

July 10

Ignite Collective – Scratch Night: Lisa chats with Loredana Cross

Ignite Collective – Scratch Night 7Pm Wednesday 10 July The Bordello Room, KXT. Find out more about Ignite Collective here.  As a writer of fiction myself, it has long been my contention we should be writing ‘for’ those around us. What I mean by that is, for writing to reach a universal it should seek […]

June 27

We are the Hymalayas: Lisa chats with Mark Langham (Theatre interview)

We are the Himalayas Brave New Word Theatre Company July 3 – 21. You can grab your tickets here. What a great joy for this little commie gen X’er to be able to legitimately dip into the world of Communist Russia to prepare questions for We are The Himalayas! I was able to indulge in […]

May 06

Normal: Lisa chats with Katie Pollock. (Theatre Interview)

Normal The Uncertainty Principle and The Old 505 Theatre 29 May – 15 June. You can grab your tickets here. Images: James Balian It was enormously interesting reading into The Town that Caught Tourettes in order to interview writer Katie Pollock about her forthcoming play Normal. Mass psychogenic illness is a baffling condition that has […]

May 04

The Poor Kitchen: Lisa chat’s with Daniela Giorgi (Theatre Interview)

The Poor Kitchen Limelight on Oxford, Limelight Downstairs 8 – 26 May. You can grab your tickets here. Of all the things I would like to inherit in my life, an olive farm in Italy rates around the top. Raised on A Room With A View, I became addicted to E.M. Forster sweetened by a […]

April 16

Appropriation: Lisa chats with Paul Gilchrist (Theatre Interview)

Appropriation Fledgling Theatre Company Wed 17 April to Wed 24 April. You can grab your tickets here. One of the more exciting theatre events this month is Fledgling Theatre Companies new Australian work Appropriation written by Paul Gilchrist. Heavily engaged with the promotion and exploration of local works, Paul and his theatre company Subtlenuance have […]

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 […]