Tag Archives: Tom Bannerman

April 30

Pygmalion – Steampunk brings the writers true vision to life. (Theatre Review)

Pygmalion New Theatre 23 April to 25 May. You can grab your tickets here. Images: Bob Seary The decision by director Deborah Mulhal to use a steampunk aesthetic in her production of Pygmalion has delivered George Bernard Shaw the vital reframing of the play he continually sought after crucial misunderstandings emerged in its staging and […]

March 20

That Eye The Sky – Does Tim Winton need a little realism with his magic? (Theatre Review)

That Eye,The Sky New Theratre, 15 March to 16 April 2016 You can Grab your tickets here. Photos by Bob Seary When Patrick White lamented in 1958 the absence of a complex and mature Australian literary system, he said: “In all directions stretched the Great Australian Emptiness, in which the mind is the least of […]

March 24

When the Rain Stops falling – New Theatre and the exquisite tragedy. (Theatre Review)

  When The Rain Stops Falling New Theatre 17 March to 18 April You can grab your tickets here Image credits Bob Seary In When The Rain Stops Falling, Andrew Bovell crafts such interesting characters, that he can give them relatively obtuse things to say in a theatrical structure that works against its own narrative […]

November 25

Dying for It – Nikolai Erdman is remembered through Moira Biffini and New Theatre (Theatre Review)

“You can’t sentence a man to live.” “Why not? ┬áHe deserves it!” There are times when absurdist satire becomes prolific due to control by an oppressive regime and there are times when the regime is successful in stamping out its influence, a case in point being Nikolai Erdman, an enormous Russian talent built belonging to […]