Theatre

Theatre – Dubboo: Life of a Songman

 

· Thursday, December 6, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Dubboo reflects upon the complex life of Nunukul/Munaldjali man, David Page, while celebrating his creativity as composer, musician, actor, singer and drag queen.

Theatre Review – The Dance of Death

 

· Wednesday, December 5, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

While the play is darkly pessimistic, under Judy Davis’s direction Strindberg’s dismemberment of a marriage relationship is ferociously entertaining.

Theatre – Lysistrata

 

· Sunday, November 25, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Le Petit Theatre’s production of an innovative version of Aristophanes’ Lysistrata cleverly underlines the relevance of the original play to our own times.

Theatre – The Dance of Death

 

· Saturday, November 17, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

The Dance of Death, translated by May-Brit Akerholt, is one of August Strindberg’s most produced plays, although at the time of its writing, 1900, a Swedish censor thought it too “disagreeable” to be performed.

Theatre – Minding Madness

 

· Monday, October 22, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

There is still stigma and confusion around the topic of mental illness and Mental Health Month held in October provides an opportunity to raise awareness of, and encourage support for, those experiencing mental health issues. This year, as last year, the theme for MHM is Share the Journey, and Minding Madness asks us to share the narratives of adults who as children lived with parental mental illness.

Theatre – TickTickBoom

 

· Tuesday, October 16, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

A moving story of living with death and the importance of friendship, TickTickBoom won the Silver Gull Award from Sydney-based company subtlenuance in 2015.

Theatre – Ear to the Edge of Time

 

· Tuesday, October 16, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

In Ear to the Edge of Time Alana Valentine creates a mileau in the complex world of astrophysics, and deploys it to investigate the multi-layered nature of human endeavour.

Theatre – An Enemy of the People

 

· Sunday, October 14, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

Melissa Reeves’ “brand-new version” of Ibsen’s play, written in 1882, brings An Enemy of the People right into the moment.

Theatre – Potted Potter

 

· Wednesday, September 26, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

First seen at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2006, Potted Potter: The Unauthorised Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff has since toured internationally for a decade. This immensely popular show is back in Australia by magical demand having previously performed here in 2012 and 2014.

Theatre – Women in Australia: Stories of Courage

 

· Tuesday, September 18, 2018 · Leave a Comment 

 

As part of Sydney Fringe 2018 Peach Productions presents a collection of eight new short plays written and directed by women of diverse backgrounds.