October 14, 2013
Melbourne indie company Red Stitch has embraced an exciting young writer in Adam Cass and given him an eye-popping canvass for high-tech drama Roam.
September 25, 2013
A pile of unloved old furniture destined for the tip takes the battle to its evil replacement: Hard Rubbish is a cataclysmic riot of a show for young and old alike.
September 2, 2013
Straight is kitchen-sink comedy that asks some curly questions on relationships and sexuality. Red Stitch's production of the British play is hard to fault.
September 2, 2013
The national ballet company presents an exquisite double-bill in Melbourne and Sydney, showcasing some extraordinary athleticism by its principal dancers.
August 19, 2013
Simon Stone has ripped up another classic and breathed new life into it. The Cherry Orchard for Melbourne Theatre Company is faithful and radical at once.
August 19, 2013 3 Comments
Part parody, comedy, tragedy and art work, Night Maybe, from an exciting Melbourne troupe, presents as ethereal, engrossing drama at TheatreWorks.
July 4, 2013 1 Comment
A rumbling critique of a corrupt and corrupting political culture: how timely. But Toby Schmitz's adaptation of The Dragon doesn't exactly breathe fire, either.
June 7, 2013
Judith Thompson's writing is so good it opens vistas into the lives of each character, and together they merge to form a powerful condemnation of a war that itself was like watching theatre of the grotesque.
May 23, 2013
An illicit Greek tragedy warms cold hearts in Melbourne with Catherine McClements delivering a tour-de-force performance of pathos, nuance and self-reflective humour.
March 18, 2013 1 Comment
Rudolf Nureyev came to Australia to create one of the world's greatest ever productions of Don Quixote. Some 40 years later a couple of Australian dancers bring it back to brilliant life.