Tag Archives: David Ritchie

November 25

Belle of the Cross – Poetry in the dust and dirt of the Kings Cross homeless. (Theatre review)

Belle of the Cross The Old Fitzroy Theatre 18 – 29 November. You can grab tickets here. “The Lorikeets look down on us”, says Belle. “But down here are the seagulls, the pigeons and the ibis…” the streets that Belle calls her home are not for the beautiful birds who live in the high city […]

November 25

Interview with Gertrude Ingeborg – Belle of the Cross (Theatre Interview)

Belle Of The Cross Old Fitzroy Theatre 18 – 29 November. You can grab tickets here. Currently playing at The Old Fitzroy Theatre is Angelika Fremd’s monologue Belle of the Cross, performed by Gertrude Ingeborg and directed by David Ritchie. Belle of the Cross is a beautifully poetic homage to people Fremd has seen and […]

October 07

King Lear: 2 PLayers / 60 Minutes – Shakespere expanded into the unspoken. (Theatre Review)

This is the excellent foppery of the world, that, when we are sick in fortune,–often the surfeit of our own behavior,–we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon, and the stars: as if we were villains by necessity; fools by heavenly compulsion; knaves, thieves, and treachers, by spherical predominance; drunkards, liars, and adulterers, […]

August 12

Friday – Daniela Giorgi and the tragic giggle that is politics in a democracy. (theatre review)

Politics was so much more interesting in the 1960’s and 1970’s because it was deep and complex. Communism, like a powerful opposition, offered genuine and radical solutions to the problems of the post-industrial age.  When you fought over red wine and Camembert, beer and snags or rice and beans with your neighbor, the arguments outweighed […]