Tag Archives: KXT

August 30

Betty Breaks Out – Brecht, Sartre and Liz Hobart. (Theatre Review)

Betty Breaks Out life after Productions and Kings Cross Theatre 27 August to 7 September. You can grab your tickets here Images: Jasmin Simmons Across the inner city of Sydney in the month of August, mini festivals celebrating new Australian writing are drawing our attention to the importance of nurturing and cultivating the Australian voice. […]

April 20

A Little Piece of Ash – The memory of that which we must learn to forget. (Theatre Review)

A Little Piece of Ash Jackrabbit Theatre at KXT 16-26 April. You can grab your tickets here.  Many thinkers argue we grieve in order to stop grieving. What we are aware of, for we have all grieved at some level, is the existence of a tension between the oppressive memory of the past and the […]

March 29

Leopardskin – Michael McStay and the twist on everything. (Theatre Review)

Leopardskin 26 March – 6 April, Jackrabbit Theatre at KXT Kings Cross Theatre. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Clare Hawley Michael McStay is one of those very ‘now’ young people who understand parody harbours the potential to inform a politics of social structure through the way that it denaturalizes culturally embedded practises relating […]

March 14

Wrath – Liam Maguire and the absurd corporate now. (Theater Review)

Wrath Jackrabbit Theatre at KXT. 8-22 March. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Clare Hawley Surely questioning our attitude to business and our relationship to business culture is one of the imperatives of our age? Even if we do so in full support of the capitalist machine, it is still good practice to examine […]

November 20

The Serpents Teeth – A peaceful reminder of the costs of war. (Theatre Review)

The Serpents Teeth Hasemann, Ball & Radda Productions and bAKEHOUSE Theatre company 9 – 24 November. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Clare Hawley In recent days, French president Emmanuel Macron has called for an EU army to compliment NATO. He has been supported by the outgoing Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel who, in her […]

October 25

Two Hearts – Connecting and disconnecting in Kings Cross. (Theatre Review)

Two Hearts The Anchor theatre compaby, and bAKEHOUSE at KXT. October 19 – November 4. You can grab your tickets here. Playwright Laura Lethlean is a restive thinker with a keen ear for contradictions and obfuscations in language that speak to the failures between communication intention and experience. In pared down multiple sequences, she is […]

June 23

Dresden – The disease in the search for meaning. (Theatre Review)

Dresden June 15 – June 30 KXT – Kings Cross Theatre. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Clare Hawley and Jasmin Simmons For Nietzsche, the problems he faced inside his friendship with Richard Wagner (articulated in his book ‘The Case of Wagner’) were extended to become emblematic of a broader problem of nihilism which […]

February 10

Visiting Hours – Immersive theatre that satisfies. (Theatre review)

Visiting Hours bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company Kings Cross Theatre Feb 7 to 17 You can grab your tickets here Images: Clare Hawley / Asparay Photographics Just as the stethoscope transmits profound and invisible events along a semi-tactile, semi-auditory axis, Visiting Hours at the Kings Cross Theatre seeks to engage the audience in a sensory engagement that develops […]

December 15

A Christmas Carol – Kissing the Scrooge in all of us. (Theatre Review)

A Christmas Carol Lies Lies and Propoganda with bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company. From 14 to 24 December at KXT You can grab your tickets here. I’ve always been a little wary of A Christmas Carol. Is it a play about a kind of redemption available to all of us, or a nasty man who is so […]

October 02

Puntila/Matti – Doppelgangster and the Marxist dialectic. (Theatre Review)

Puntila/Matti MKA and Dopplegangster with bAKEHOUSE at KXT. September 24 – October 17. You can grab your tickets here.  Images: Rupert Reid For John Paul Sartre, bourgeois theatre presents images. In his words, that is: “The image of man as eternally unchanging in a universe that never changes.” This is the image of a subject, […]