Corina ThoroseOct 11, 20131 Comment
Funny, heartbreaking and politically incorrect: Eddie Perfect's first play is a winner. The dark satire is a razor-sharp examination of food stuff and middle-class values.
Jason WhittakerAug 30, 2013
The life of the most influential Australian comes to the stage in a tame but entertaining enough bio-cabaret. David Williamson's Rupert is much less grand than the man himself.
Mark PearceAug 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.
Byron BacheJun 28, 201310 Comments
The Crucible is not funny. Yet the opening night audience laughed their way through all four painful acts of Melbourne Theatre Company's take on the previously unwreckable Arthur Miller classic.
Corina ThoroseMay 1, 2013
He's 400kg and can't leave the couch -- it's the drama around him that makes Melissa Bubnic's Beached such a moving and timely journey.
Byron BacheApr 30, 2013
The prolific Joanna Murray-Smith does meet-the-mother-in-law farce with her new play True Minds. Can she wring new blood out of a long-sapped comedy stone?
Lloyd Bradford SykeApr 4, 20131 Comment
The very best of Britain comes to Australia in the Olivier-winning, Tonys-conquering National Theatre mega-hit. Its Sydney showing proves the universal appeal of a side-splitting adaptation.
Sarah BraybrookeFeb 7, 2013
Sharr White's direct-from-Broadway play to open the Melbourne Theatre Company season is a moving portrait of mental illness that cheats its audience by the end.
Byron BacheNov 15, 2012
Music is one of Melbourne Theatre Company's more tuneful endeavours this year. Playwright Barry Oakley is welcomed back to the stage with warm applause.