Tag Archives: Phil Rouse

June 18

Inner Voices – Puppets taking power. (theatre review)

Inner Voices Don’t Look Away and Red Line Productions Old Fitz Theatre 15 June to 9 July  You can grab your tickets here. Images Ross Waldron Louis Nowra, a baby boomer, wrote Inner Voices in a much simpler time. Jimmy Carter had come to power, his first act to pardon all evaders of the Vietnam […]

December 11

The Legend of King O’Malley – An Australian classic given new breath by Don’t Look Away. (Theatre Review)

The Legend of King O’Malley Seymour Centre 26 November – 13 December You can grab your tickets here. Bob Ellis is one of Australia’s best male political writers, recent problematic books not withstanding. He’s been regaling us with tales of his position of privilege and access for decades, and I confess to many hours of great […]

November 08

Rooted – Phil Rouse and Don’t Look Away bring Alex Buzo back. (Theatre Review)

Rooted, Alex Buzo’s sixth play, was first produced in 1969.  That means (from what I can gather) Buzo had Australians on the stage before, or at least at the same time, as David Williamson did, but somehow, unlike Williamson, Buzo got caught up in Australia’s cultural cringe and he never experienced quite the same level […]