Tag Archives: Paul Gilchrist

March 08

Seed Bomb – Daniela Giorgi and an alternative to Capitalism. (Theatre Review)

Seed Bomb Subtlenuance for Fresh Works ar 505Theatre. March 5 – 9 You can grab your tickets here. It was Mark Fisher who noted “it is easier to imagine an end to the world than an end to Capitalism.” This has been the cry of leftist intellectuals for the last twenty years or so – […]

March 17

One Way Mirror – Paul Gilchrist and the abandonment of pigenholing human nature. (Theatre Review)

One Way Mirror Produced by Subtlenuance. Blood Moon Theatre frm 14 – 24 March. You can grab your tickets here. Plays, like some other literature can be divided into two broad categories, from an audience’s perspective. Those which help us become autonomous and those which help us become less cruel. The first sort of play […]

February 01

Blind Tasting – The beautiful errors of mankind. (Theatre Review)

Blind Tasting Subtlenuance Theatre Company The Old 505 Theatre, You can grab your tickets here. Recollection is the act of placing us before life and before experience as if we are standing before a painting slowly revealed, displaying an event in a certain way that is not exact but almost exactly the way we lived […]

February 24

Losing you (twice) – Mourning as theatre. (Theatre review)

Losing you (Twice)  King Street Theatre, Newtown Sydney Feb 7-17 The Butterfly Club, Flinders Lane, Melbourne Feb 21-26 You can grab your tickets here. Just as everyone dies, so all those who have not yet died, are immortal. According to Derrida, every close human interaction, particularly love affairs, friendship or family relationships, contains the sadness […]

July 28

Cristina in the Cupboard – the point and purpose of the parable. (Theatre review)

Cristina in the Cupboard The Depot Theatre from 13 – 30 July. You can grab your tickets here. Images by Katy Green Loughrey Cristina In the Cupboard is a piece of magic realism written by one of Australia’s best contemporary playwrights, Paul Gilchrist. It is a complex work that examines both the process of exploring […]

April 21

Shut Up and Drive; or Sex, Liberty and the Automobile – Love and Lust with our cars. (Theatre Review)

Shut Up And Drive; or Sex, Liberty and the Automobile Subtlenuance in associatin with bAKEHOUSE Theatre Company. 9-23 April, King Cross Theatre. You can grab your tickets here.    “After being bombarded endlessly by road-safety propaganda it was almost a relief to find myself in an actual accident.” Crash (J.G. Ballard) Shut Up And Drive […]

February 09

The Poor Kitchen – Nostalgia and the power of observational blindness. (Theatre Review)

The Poor Kitchen Old 505 Theatre, now at 5 Eliza Newtown, 2-6 February At the time of publishing this review, the run is complete. For more info and possibly other performances, pop in here. It is the sluggish habit of most countries to use nostalgia to evoke a naivete that reduces our engagement with the present. […]

March 17

And Now To Bed – Subtelnuance talks about sex, bay-bee. (Theatre Review)

And Now To bed Subtelnuance Theatre Company Level 4, The Kings Cross Hotel. You can grab your tickets here. One of my ex’s was terrified of sex. Not just sex with me (!) but of the devouring intimacy of it, the reckless feeling of being out of control and the teetering on an abyss that […]

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 […]

March 23

High Windows Low Doorways – Subtlenuance accents the spiritual. (Theatre review)

High Windows Low Doorways Subtlenuance at the Tap Gallery March 19 – 30. You can buy your tickets here.  I’ve heard Spirituality is the practical application of peace in your every day life, and its my best current definition. In the forward to High Windows Low Doorways Daniela Georgi and Paul Gilchrist claim the impulse […]