Tag Archives: Theatre Excentrique

April 25

Frida Kahlo: Viva La Vida – The artist who resisted branding. (Theatre Review)

Frida Kahlo: Viva La Vida Théâtre Excentrique with The Old 505 Theatre. 23 April to 4 May. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Mansoor Noor For artists Humberto Robles, Anna Jahjah and Kate Bookallil, Frida Kahlo’s ability to resist branding herself is exemplified in the endless attempt to brand her that has surrounded her […]

August 28

I’d Rather Goya robbed me of my sleep than some other son of a Bitch – Reviving the imaginary with Rodrigo Garcia. (Theatre Review)

I’d Rather Goya robbed me of my sleep than some other son of a Bitch Théâtre Excentrique at The 505 Theatre in Newtown. 22 August – 2 September You can grab your tickets here. Images: Emma Lois. If there is a way to pin down what the emblematic protagonist of Rodrigo Garcia’s I’d rather Goya robbed […]

July 20

Beirut Adrenaline – Lisa Chats with Anna Jahjah. (Theatre interview)

Beirut Adrenaline starts at Belvoir downstairs on July 27. It is directed by Anah Jahjah and presented by Théâtre Excentrique as part of their committment to bringing thrilling theatre to Sydney stages that encourages us to examine opposites see the world around us from a variety of perspectives. Beirut Adrenaline will be staged in English for […]

May 18

Seven Days in the Life of Simon Labrosse – the delicate and tragic beauty of being human. (Theatre Review)

Seven Days In The Life Of Simon Labrosse Theatre Excentrique, Creative Space 99 Darlinghurst. 18-29 May 2016. You can grab your tickets here. Image credits: Emma Lois As Simon Labrosse (Gerry Sont) reveals his life to us in Seven Days In The Life of Simon Labrosse, we are forced to confront the dichotomy Capitalism demands; […]

April 27

Antigone – Timelessness in our time. (Theatre Review)

Antigone Théâtre Excentrique PACT theatre from 23 April to 2 May. You can grab your tickets here. Images by Emma Lois Just when I was starting to despair that I was seeing too few truly exciting theatrical productions in Sydney in 2015, along comes Théâtre Excentrique’s interpretation of Antigone (pronounced ‘on-tee-gone’ when the Anouilh version is […]

February 28

Pope Head: The Secret Life of Francis Bacon – Brutal Truth Decay! (Theatre Review)

Pope Head – The Secret Life of Francis Bacon On at The Old Fitz Theatre from 24 feb to 6 March You can grab your tickets here It is often tempting (though less so these days) to think of ‘Reality’ as something of a surface, both concealing and transmitting unacknowledged thoughts, feelings and behaviours; not […]