Tag Archives: Oscar Wilde

March 07

The Picture of Dorian Gray -Wilde’s message reimagined. (Theatre Review)

The Picture of Dorian Gray Genesian Theatre from 16 Feb through to 19 March You can grab your tickets here In 1890 when Oscar Wilde wrote The Picture of Dorian Gray it was only four years after Nietzsche wrote Beyond Good and Evil, the scandalous text that criticised philosophers, poets writers and moralists of not […]

September 19

Our Father who Art (Nearly) in Heaven – Nathan Finger goes Wilde. (Sydney Fringe Festival Theatre Review)

Our Father Who Art (Nearly) In Heaven Sydney fringe festival at the Seymour Centre You can grab your tickets here A combination of farce and the whodunnit genres is not normally my favourite cup of theatre tea, yet I confess, after seeing Our father Who Art (Nearly) In Heaven, I’m starting to wonder why that […]

May 11

The Importance of Being Earnest – Furies Theatre and the importance of influence (Theatre Review)

The Importance of Being Earnest Furies Theatre at The Exchange Hotel Balmain May 5 to 17 – You can Grab your tickets here (be fast – this one is selling out) The double is a concept that has intrigued readers and writers for many centuries, exemplified in the Dostoyevsky novel  (of which he didn’t wholly […]

February 01

Beyond Therapy – Christopher Durang and the modern marriage. (Theatre Review)

Beyond Therapy King Street Theatre and Understudy Theatre 28 Jan to 14 Feb. You can grab your tickets here. Christopher Durang writes a deceptively complex script using absurdist narrative structures to laugh at a topic he clearly takes very seriously in Beyond Therapy which is still a little like watching a 70’s American sit-com if […]