September 10

Macbeth – Pop-Up Globe reveals Shakespeare as he is meant to be. (Theatre Review)

Pop Up Globe Sydney 2018: Macbeth Entertainment Quarter Sydney From September 5 You can grab your tickets here. Macbeth is a brief yet linguistically dense tragedy of Shakespeare’s, written immediately after the death of Queen Elizabeth and the ascension of James of Scotland who was the new monarch and Shakespeare’s patron. Witches were all the […]

September 05

Macbeth – Women in a man’s world (Theatre Review)

Macbeth She Shakespeare PACT Theatre August 29 – Sept 8 You can grab your tickets here In 1991 Susan Faludi wrote what would become an essential feminist text called “Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Woman.” The author argued that a media driven backlash existed in the 1980’s as an answer to important advances made […]

August 27

Mum, Me and the IED – Theatre represents simulation. (Theatre Review)

  Mum, Me and the IED Collaborations Theatre Group with The Depot Theatre From 15 August – 1 September. You can grab your tickets here. Images: James Balian In ‘On Exactitude in Science,’ Jorge Luis Borges writes a one-paragraph short story about an empire where the science of cartography becomes so exact that only a […]

August 23

Moby Dick – The changing face of the White Whale. (Theatre Review)

Moby Dick Sport for Jove Seymour Centre 9 – 25 August You can grab your tickets here. Images: Marnya Rothe The beauty in Sport for Jove’s Moby Dick lies in a certain progression from Herman Melville, through Orson Welles and finally to arrive at Adam Cook directing on an Australian stage in 2018. While so many […]

August 01

Carrie: The Musical – Fresh perspective as the lifeblood of theatre. (Theatre Review)

Carrie: The Musical Louis Ellis Productions and The Depot Theatre 25 July – 4 August. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Rebeccalynne Photography For Louis Ellis Productions, this production of Carrie:The Musical is primarily about bullying, and as director Hayden Tonazzi states in his Program notes, the ‘cost of being yourself.’ Carrie the outsider, Carrie […]

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 […]

July 29

A taste of Honey – Middle and working classes meet at the Kitchen sink. (Theatre Review)

A taste of Honey Belvoir Street Theatre 21 July – 19 August You can grab your tickets here. Images: Brett Boardman Kitchen Sink realism predates Punk Music by around ten to twenty years, but its intention to reflect segments of society back to mainstream culture carry a similar aesthetic, if with (perhaps) a touch more […]

July 21

Roomba Nation – Oh what value this illness? (Theatre Review)

Roomba Nation 505 Theatre from July 4 – 21. You can grab your tickets here. Images:  Stephen Reinhardt. “Hippocrates applied himself only to observation and despised all systems. It is only by following in his footsteps that medicine can be perfected.”[1] In Roomba Nation a peculiar and yet delightfully sinister distance establishes itself on behalf of […]

July 14

The Rolling Stone – Life, love and death by neighbourhood watch. (Theatre review)

The Rolling Stone Outhouse Theatre Company and Seymour Centre 5 to 21 July. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Clare Hawley According to Foucault, a natural consequence of what he termed as parrhesia (freedom of speech as a voice from the populace to the governing) was sustaining freedom, constituting the self, and the proper […]