Category Archives: Articles

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 […]

November 02

Wyrd: The Season of the Witch – Ninefold change Macbeth forever. (Theatre Review)

Wyrd: The season of the Witch PACT theatre for Emerging artists and Ninefold Theatre Company You can find out more about this production here. Images: Liam O’Keefe It can be argued, since all theatre is a kind of parody of life no matter how verisimilar it may be, the most honest theatre might be that […]

October 26

Festival Fatale – Lisa chats with Lana Schwarcz. (Theatre interview)

Festival Fatale: Lovely Lady Lump Eternity Theatre, 27 October. You can grab more info about the festival as well as tickets here. The important and exciting Festival Fatale is on again at The Eternity Playhouse in Darlinhurst tomorrow, and I was lucky enough to catch the HILARIOUS (and astonishningly bright) Lana Schwarcz. I have written […]

October 26

Festival Fatale at The Darlingurst Theatre making herstory October 27!

FestivalFatale 27 October, Eternity playhouse. You can grab your tickets here.   Who is your favourite female philosopher? I was asked this question in a small café in Leichhardt over ten years ago. I was a joint convener of a fortnightly philosophy club essential to which was the weekly reading, the hard questions and the […]

October 05

Lie with Me – Lisa chats with Liz Hobart (Theatre Interview)

  The burden placed on women to be ‘good mothers’ starts much earlier than than pregnancy and never ends. It’s an irrational pathology with its societal roots in our own desire to keep our mother ‘for us’ and a refusal to see her as anything other than the incubator and nurturer of our own magnificence. […]

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 […]