Tag Archives: Equus

September 16

Equus – Michael Campbell and Nomadic Artists bring a soaring passion to the stage. (Sydney FF Theatre Review)

There is something delightful about a banned play being produced for the public, and being performed in front of school children. It gives one the feeling of being Winston Smith, brazenly reading The Theory and Practice of Oligarchical Collectivism by candlelight under the giant solitary eye of Big Brother. Equus is such a play. To […]

August 27

Equus 40 years on with Elliott Marsh, head of Nomadic Artists. (Sydney Fringe Festival Interview)

I saw the fortieth anniversary reading of Equus a couple of weeks back. You can read my review of the reading here. The reading was the introduction to a large-scale project by Nomadic Artists to bring this fascinating and controversial play to the Sydney audiences in 2013 as a part of the Sydney Fringe Festival.  […]

August 11

Equus – Peter Shaffer 40 years on. (theatre review – Sydney Fringe Festival)

In 1973 at the National Theatre in London, Peter Shaffer’s Equus opened, ready to shock audiences for the first time. It’s first season ran for two years, winning a Drama Desk Award for outstanding foreign play, a Tony for best play, a Tony for best actress, and the New York Drama Critics circle award for […]