Tag Archives: Mark Lee

January 01

2014 in Theatre. The best plays I saw last year.

I keep telling people we’re in an exciting time for Australian Theatre here in Sydney, and for the most part I’m met with incredulity, and a gentle smile at my enthusiasm for which everyone is generally grateful, even if a little dubious. For a theatre critic who deliberately doesn’t see everything, and preferences marginal, indie […]

May 20

Scenes from an Execution – Tooth and Sinew belt us with a rich serve of Howard Barker. (Theatre Review)

Scenes From an Execution Tooth and Sinew in association with Sydney Independent Theatre Company The Old Fitzroy Theatre 13 – 31 May Buy Your Tickets Here.    “I wish I were not sensual… I wish I had not got from my mother, or my father was it, this need to grasp and be grasped, because […]

November 18

Sweet Nothings – John Kachoyan and Pantsguys Productions bring David Harrower to new life. (Theatre Review)

There is a reason Arthur Schnitzler’s play Liebelei (Flirtation), also known as The Reckoning when it was adapted for film by the great Max Ophuls, Dalliance when it was rewritten by Tom Stoppard and Sweet Nothings when it was rewritten by David Harrower, has been adapted and rewritten so many times by such great artists as […]

August 16

The Merchant of Venice – Steven Hopley and Shakespearean word games. (Theatre review)

Hath not a Jew eyes? Hath not a Jew hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions; fed with the same food, hurt with the same weapons, subject to the same diseases, heal’d by the same means, warm’d and cool’d by the same winter and summer as a Christian is? If you prick us, do we not […]