October 11, 2013
A Greek myth turned into a gay Sex In The City? Kit Brookman's adaptation of the stories around Orestes for Belvoir St is radically contemporary.
October 7, 2013 1 Comment
Sydney Theatre Company doesn't present the definitive take on Shakespeare's classic, if such a thing exists, but Kip Williams' feministic take is a thrilling ride.
October 3, 2013
In Sydney via Timor, the genre-bending, cross-hatched Doku Rai is the kind of immersive experience you want to have in the theatre -- but rarely do.
September 30, 2013 2 Comments
Ute Lemper held a Concert Hall audience spellbound with her song cycle based on the love poems of Pablo Neruda. Thanks to her, the Weimar era has never quite ended.
September 30, 2013
Is Rachel Collis the great, undiscovered, unwittingly underground cabaret talent of her time? Her Sydney Fringe performances sparkled with humour and poignancy.
September 26, 2013
While local dance work Happy As Larry seeks to interpolate rather sophisticated concepts, international hit Stomp comes off as the more intelligent show.
September 26, 2013 2 Comments
Theresa Rebeck's Seminar is a taut Big Apple drama that Sydney's Ensemble Theatre makes an excellent fist of. It's some of their best work.
September 19, 2013
Spur Of The Moment is like a warm embrace. Australian Theatre for Young People, 50 years young, produces a remarkable debut effort from Anya Reiss.
September 17, 2013
A new indigenous arts company brings native voices to the stage. This Fella, My Memory is not perfect, but it shows great promise.
September 13, 2013
Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher talks to Curtain Call about his life, Rodgers and Hammerstein and bringing his Broadway version of South Pacific to Australia.