Tag Archives: Belvoir

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 […]

June 13

Things I know to be True – Family and the self. (Theatre Review)

Things I know to be True 8 June – 21 July. Belvoir Theatre You can grab your tickets here. Images: Heidrun Lohr A bildungsroman primarily told from the protagonist’s perspective and then the writers, Things I know to be True holds at its core a promise and a warning: one of the essential nature of […]

February 10

The Wolves – The Power of The Now over meaningful memory. (Theatre Review)

The Wolves Belvoir with Red Line Productions 2 February – 3 March You can grab your tickets here. Images: Brett Boardman Sarah DeLappe’s extraordinary play The Wolves follows the Victorian Bildungsroman tropes with an essential and important difference. The Wolves gives us an opportunity to see a female realism at play over the top of the […]

January 21

Counting and Cracking – The start of a new conversation (Theatre Review)

Counting and Cracking Belvoir and CoCurious Part of The Festival of Sydney, 11 January to 2 February. Then Adelaide Fetival 2 – 9 March. You can check tickets for Sydney here, and Adelaide here. Images: Brett Boardman   Part way through Act 2 of Counting and Cracking Apah (Prakash Belawadi) makes the following statement: “Two […]

February 05

Mother – Daniel Keene and the radical refusal of judgement. (Theatre Review)

Mother Belvoir theatre, January 24 – February 11. You can grab your tickets here. Images by Brett Boardman There is a time with all passions when they are merely fatalities, when they drag their victim down with the weight of their folly and then again later when they are ‘spiritualized.’ Traditionally we have been at […]

September 22

Ghosts – Resisting the temptation to separate. (Theatre Review)

Ghosts Belvoir Theatre 16 Sept – 22 Oct You can grab your tickets here.  In the afterword to The Birth of Tragedy, added fourteen years after its initial publication, Friedrich Nietzsche refutes the Wagnerian-Schopenhauerian impulses of his youthful work. “What a pity,” he writes, “I did not dare to say what I had to say […]