Tag Archives: Old Fitzroy Theatre

September 20

Four Dogs and Bone – Kate Gaul at the Sydney Fringe (Theatre review)

Four Dogs and a Bone Brief Candle Productions with SITCO for Sydney Fringe 16 to 27 September You can grab your tickets here.  Photo credits – Katy Green-Loughrey There is a peculiar immodesty in writing that assumes fame and money will naturally follow recognition, when overwhelmingly, the converse is true – that even when success […]

September 09

The God of Hell – Rodney Fisher brings American heartland into our laps. (Theatre Review)

The God of Hell The Old Fitzroy Theatre Photograph credits Gareth Davies Mophead Productions in association with SITCO. 26 August through to 13 September. You ca buy your tickets here.  In the program for The God of Hell, (Pluto, plutonium – get it?) Director/Designer Rodney Fisher draws the attention of the audience to the plight […]

August 09

Joan, Again – Paul Gilchrist and the weight of our personal narrative. (Theatre Review)

Joan, Again Subtlenuance in association with Sydney Independent Theatre Company Old Fitzroy Theatre August 5- 23 You can grab tickets here.  The nature of the story and the narrative is at the heart of Paul Gilchrist’s excitingly experimental work Joan Again, a piece of theatre that takes the very bold and contemporary decision to pin […]

June 09

Brad Checked In – Paula Noble and the price of on-line love. (Theatre Review)

Brad Checked In  Old Fitzroy Theatre 3 – 21 June You can grab your tickets here Images used in this post are by Katy Green Loughrey I used to be a social media hound and then one day I turned it all off, and I’ve worn that moment of power like a badge of honour […]

May 19

Thom Pain (Based on Nothing) – David Jeffery uses social awkwardness to get closer. (Theatre review)

Thom Pain (based on nothing). Sydney Independent Theatre Company Old Fitzroy Theatre Sitting in the dark, waiting for something to appear or happen on the stage, is a phenomena (not peculiar to theatre) that both unites and separates us. It is something we do together and yet it emphasises our aloneness as we collectively ‘wait’ […]

April 23

Love, Lies and Hitler – Elizabeth Avery Scott places the modern moral dilemma centre stage. (Theatre review)

Love, Lies and Hitler Cada Studio Productions Old Fitzroy Theatre from 15 April to 3 May Tickets available here.  Photos by Katy Green Loughrey If you board the wrong train it is no use running along the corridor in the other direction. Dietriich Bonhoeffer So states one of several quotes by Bonhoeffer in the program […]

March 10

Tidy Town of the Year – 3 Quacks ask what really makes a town ugly? (Theatre review)

Tidy Town Of The Year 3 Quacks in association with the Sydney Independent Theatre Company Old Fitzroy Theatre 4-22 March – Tickets here. The Tidy Town of the Year competition is a Victorian initiative designed to give rural communities an opportunity to improve the aesthetics of their town in line with the overall Keep Australia […]

February 28

Fully Committed – Nick Curnow and Alexander Butt take us deeper and closer. (Theatre Review)

Fully Committed Brevity Theatre Company with Sydney Independent Theatre Company 24 February to March 1 Tickets available here.  There are people you fall in love with instantly because a quality shines from them, not as easily defined as beauty, not as fashion conscious as charisma, it’s what TV folk define as the ‘X’ factor and […]

February 22

Everything I know I learnt from Madonna – Wayne Tunks and the pop star muse. (Theatre Review)

I have a tale to tell Sometimes it gets so hard to hide it well I was not ready for the fall Too blind to see the writing on the wall Madonna – Live to tell. We appropriate and colonise music more than any art form. A book takes you from your world and transports […]

February 01

Legend! Slips Cordon: A Safe Pair of Hands – history re-written by the cheeful rabble. (Theatre review)

Legend! ‘Slips’ Cordon – A safe pair of hands The Old Fitzroy Theatre Decorum in association with The Sydney Independent Theatre Company Season from 28 Jan – 15 Feb “(Australian) Citizens know that some among them will have more power and money than others… But according to the unspoken national ethos, no Australian is permitted […]