Tag Archives: Luke Holmes

July 23

We are the Himalayas – Brave New Word theatre company and the courage of dissent (Theatre Review)

We are the Himalayas Brave New Word Theatre Company 3rd July to the 27th of July. You can grab your tickets here. For Alain Badiou, when we collectively count the dead of a Gulag or of the Cultural Revolution, we must include the dead of Capitalism (from colonialism to world wars and proxy wars) and […]

July 22

Resolution – Lisa chat’s with Luke Holmes (Theatre interview)

Resolution is the new production from the Brave New Word Theatre Company, who are dedicated to bringing new Australian works to the stage. The importance of local writing for theatre can’t be underestimated and we all must hold a special place in our hearts for the theatre companies devoted to nourishing and displaying the enormous […]

November 25

Last Drinks / Two Mouths Four Hands – fresh works and ideas in Balmain. (Theatre Review)

Last Drinks/Two Mouths Four Hands Exchange Hotel Balmain November 17 through to 26. You can grab your tickets here. Images David Hooley Immediately striking when one has the pleasure of attending Last Drinks and Two Mouths Four Hands, is the complimenting perspectives of a female and male writer. Telling is the mood and tone of […]

November 29

Triune – Brave New Word take the audience back, forward and sideways through time. (Theatre Review)

The back of the downstairs theatre at the Tap Gallery is covered in A4 sized colour images of films, albums, and odd bits of iconography that represent a mood and a philosophy rather than a time or place. At first they look like a teenagers bedroom, the images internet-stolen, hand printed, blu-tacked to a wall, […]

June 22

Body Language – Luke Holmes and the problems of connection. (Theatre Review)

All writers (and almost all creatives) need their influence.  Satre’s criticism (and Lacan’s) of the ’empty gestures’ associated with appropriating a kind of persona in order to achieve is warranted, but one of the pains of creation turns out to be, the need for this appropriating on the journey to finding the elusive voice. What […]