Tag Archives: Patrick White

December 20

Theatre in 2013

Everyone who reads this blog knows I’m not a list post person and especially I am not an “end of year” list person, but I do think it’s worth acknowledging the passing of a year and the work displayed, particularly when it has been a landmark year. I said half way through 2013 that this […]

April 30

The Ham Funeral – Phillip Rouse gives a new spin on Patrick White. (Theatre Review)

When a company courageously takes on a play write as significant as Patrick White and a play as complex and potent as The Ham Funeral, it must be acknowledged that the production is a kind of literary criticism in itself. This is the position director Philip Rouse finds himself currently. To direct The Ham Funeral, is to […]

The Eye of The Storm – sex and molestation for those over 55.

Review: The Eye of the Storm Like most Australians, I haven’t read any Patrick White. You see, it’s complicated for us. Australia suffers from the worst cultural cringe of almost any Western Nation (something our close neighbours the New Zealanders take great pleasure in observing) and to have an Australian awarded a Nobel “for an […]