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REVIEW: Masi (Sydney Festival) | Everest Theatre

REVIEW: Masi (Sydney Festival) | Everest Theatre

Lloyd Bradford SykeJan 31, 2013

"Grounding and connective in a way social media and the inter web at large can and will never be." From across the Tasman, a deeply personal, multi-media story.

REVIEW: School Dance (Sydney Festival) | Wharf 1

REVIEW: School Dance (Sydney Festival) | Wharf 1

Lloyd Bradford SykeJan 15, 2013

If you've ever been a pimply, gangly teenager, you'll relate to School Dance. And remember the embarrassing soundtrack. Sydney Theatre Company's festival offering is nostalgic fun.

REVIEW: Eraritjaritjaka (Sydney Festival) | Theatre Royal

REVIEW: Eraritjaritjaka (Sydney Festival) | Theatre Royal

Lloyd Bradford SykeJan 15, 20131 Comment

You haven't seen anything like Eraritjaritjaka. Brought to Australia as part of the Sydney Festival, Switzerland's Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne delivers a spellbinding multi-media ride.

REVIEW: Foley (Sydney Festival) | Playhouse

REVIEW: Foley (Sydney Festival) | Playhouse

Lloyd Bradford SykeJan 31, 2012

I'm not sure it's theatre. And neither is he. But neither of us really care. We both know it's theatrical, but it's probably more like the most engaging, entertaining university-sta

REVIEW: Tubular Bells For Two (Sydney Festival) | Riverside Theatres

REVIEW: Tubular Bells For Two (Sydney Festival) | Riverside Theatres

Lloyd Bradford SykeJan 31, 2012

It's not exactly Tubular Bells. Well, not as I remember it. But then, it's a very long time since I listened to it. Mad multi-instrumentalists Daniel Holdsworth and Aidan R

REVIEW: A History Of Everything (Sydney Festival) | Wharf 2

REVIEW: A History Of Everything (Sydney Festival) | Wharf 2

Lloyd Bradford SykeJan 25, 2012

Compressing the history of the universe into 90-odd minutes of compelling theatre is a reasonably ambitious task to set. Yet this is precisely what Belgian company Ontroerend Goed h

REVIEW: Thyestes (Sydney Festival) | CarriageWorks

REVIEW: Thyestes (Sydney Festival) | CarriageWorks

Lloyd Bradford SykeJan 24, 2012

I doubt a looser, more self-indulgent adaptation of anything would be possible. This version of Seneca's Thyestes has been written by Thomas Henning, Simon Stone (who also

REVIEW: 'Tis Pity She's A Whore (Sydney Festival) | Sydney Theatre

REVIEW: 'Tis Pity She's A Whore (Sydney Festival) | Sydney Theatre

Lloyd Bradford SykeJan 23, 2012

It's probably not often a going-on-400-year-old play can make you squirm. Oh sure, Shakespeare can do that, as he presents his moral dilemmas. But in terms of sheer, in-your-face, c

REVIEW: I'm Your Man (Sydney Festival) | Belvoir St Theatre

REVIEW: I'm Your Man (Sydney Festival) | Belvoir St Theatre

Lloyd Bradford SykeJan 18, 2012

What's with this sudden surge of pugilism? And 'documentary' theatre? Mere coincidence? Who knows? But both, so far, are proving to be good things. Like many, I suspect, my stead

REVIEW: Radio Muezzin (Sydney Festival) | Everest Theatre

REVIEW: Radio Muezzin (Sydney Festival) | Everest Theatre

Lloyd Bradford SykeJan 18, 20121 Comment

It wasn't because my vague expectations of an uplifting theatrical experience, imbued with vocal musicality were foiled. It wasn't because Sydney Festival, or Seymour, stuffed-up th