Tag Archives: The Old Fitzroy Theatre

October 24

Degenerate Art – Art and the power to corrupt. (Theatre Review)

Degenerate Art Red Line Productions 17 October – 4 November 2018, The Old Fitz Theatre You can grab your tickets here. Images: John Marmaras It is no secret to history scholars that a war exists inside the accomplishments of modernity characterized mostly by a volatile relationship between high art and mass culture. Writers such as T.S. […]

May 07

The Effect – Love and drugs at The Old Fitz (Theatre Review)

The Effect Red Line Productions The Old Fitz Theatre from April 18 to 19 May. You can grab your tickets here. Images: John Marmaras Of all the philosophical and scientific efforts (including points of difference and outright refutation between the two bodies of knowledge) we humans have labored over, none remains as elusive as the question […]

January 16

There Will Be A Climax – Life’s meaningless given meaning. (Theatre Review)

There Will be a Climax The Company with Red Line Productions The Old Fitz Theatre from 3 Jan to 3 Feb. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Robert Catto A directive by Nietzsche taught us to re-examine cruelty. Almost everything about higher culture, he exhorts us, is somehow based in cruelty. “That which constitutes […]

October 22

A View from the Bridge – Iain Sinclair and the justification for Arthur Miller. (Theatre Review)

A View from the Bridge Red Line Productions The Old Fitz Theatre – 18 October -25 November You can grab your tickets here.  Images: Supplied by Red Line Productions A real question exists for the serious theatre-goer as to what is happening when we see repeated texts. As a great writer friend of mine suggested […]

September 06

The Squeal in the Pen – Benedict Hardie and the agony of influence. (Theatre Review)

The Squeal in the Pen New Fitz Play #7 2017 The Old Fitz theatre, 29 August – 9 September You can grab your tickets here.  The idea of the New Fitz Program 2017 is to have playwrights respond to productions on the mainstage. This interesting idea runs the risk of tapping into the Australian cultural […]

August 21

4:48 Psychosis – Sarah Kane and the inclusion of everything. (Theatre Review)

4:48 Psychosis Workhorse Theatre Company with Red Line Productions Tyhe Old Fitz Theatre 16 August – 9 September You can grab your tickets here Images: Andre Vasquez   It is already too late to think in terms of separate genres or subgenres of critical discourse necessarily explained and expanded in some clear-cut cultural division of labour […]

November 30

Debris – Great and challenging fare late nights at the Old Fitz. (Theatre Review)

Debris Old Fitz Theatre At the time of publishing this review, the very short run for Debris is over. You can find out more about the production and if there will be repeat performances here. Fabrication, alienation, obsession and guilt are the primary feelings through which Denis Kelly feels we engage with the world around […]

September 05

The Aliens – Outhouse Theatre and the real. (Theatre review)

The Aliens Old Fitz Theatre 25 Aug to 10 Sept You can grab your tickets here Images by Rupert Reid Annie Baker is regularly touted as a “realist”, a title she doesn’t sit well with, and rightly so. In fact it is her depiction of very ordinary artifice, carefully layered phrase by phrase and gesture […]

April 29

Dolores – The right actor, the right character, the right time. (Theatre Review)

Dolores Old Fitzroy Theatre 28 April to 9 May. You can grab your tickets here. Photo credits – Rupert Reid We’re spared the usual problem with Edward Allen Barker productions, in that Red Line has not fostered two of his down-beat efforts on us together, which helps a great deal in confronting the tough message […]

February 17

Cock – What are relationships for? (Theatre review)

Cock  Old Fitz Theatre / Red Line Productions 3 Feb to 6 March You can grab your tickets here. Feminists and the gay community have been at odds for decades over the question of nature v’s nurture. It is essential to the feminist oeuvre that women are made not born and it is equally essential […]