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REVIEW: Stomp / Happy As Larry | Various, Sydney

REVIEW: Stomp / Happy As Larry | Various, Sydney

Lloyd Bradford Syke 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.

REVIEW: Double Think | Seymour Centre, Sydney

REVIEW: Double Think | Seymour Centre, Sydney

Lloyd Bradford Syke September 2, 2013

There were triumphant aspects to award-winning choreographer Byron Perry's double-bill Double Think, but it all left our critic a little underwhelmed.

REVIEW: Delectable Shelter | Seymour Centre, Sydney

REVIEW: Delectable Shelter | Seymour Centre, Sydney

Lloyd Bradford Syke August 22, 2013

Suspend disbelief and buying into a silly sci-fi phantasm with Delectable Shelter, a new farce from hot Melbourne-based troupe The Hayloft Project.

REVIEW: The Hansard Monologues: A Matter Of Public Importance | Seymour Centre, Sydney

REVIEW: The Hansard Monologues: A Matter Of Public Importance | Seymour Centre, Sydney

Lloyd Bradford Syke July 31, 2013

A new play lets Pauline Hanson (and others) speak for herself, with a theatrical treatment of Parliament's Hansard and other transcripts. It's one for the political wonks only.

REVIEW: The Importance Of Being Earnest | Seymour Centre, Sydney

REVIEW: The Importance Of Being Earnest | Seymour Centre, Sydney

Lloyd Bradford Syke July 25, 2013 4 Comments

It's hard to bugger up The Importance Of Being Earnest. A new production at the Seymour Centre manages to do it. Is that Yakety Sax playing in the background ...?

REVIEW: Songs From Below 54th Street | Seymour Centre, Sydney

REVIEW: Songs From Below 54th Street | Seymour Centre, Sydney

Lloyd Bradford Syke July 25, 2013

Alexis Fishman is an arresting presence on the cabaret stage with a mix of music theatre and American standards. Her new show Songs From Below 54th Street wowed a Sydney crowd.

REVIEW: Educating Rita | Reginald Theatre, Sydney

REVIEW: Educating Rita | Reginald Theatre, Sydney

Lloyd Bradford Syke June 3, 2013

A classic play isn't treated with the respect it deserves in this undercooked Seymour Centre production. There's a distinct lack of sensitivity and skill.

REVIEW: Songs For The Fallen | The Reginald, Sydney

REVIEW: Songs For The Fallen | The Reginald, Sydney

Lloyd Bradford Syke March 11, 2013

Songs For The Fallen is a drama, comedy, musical, cabaret ... or something else entirely. The lush Seymour Centre production is certainly a tour de farce.

REVIEW: Beautiful Thing | Reginald Theatre, Sydney

REVIEW: Beautiful Thing | Reginald Theatre, Sydney

Lloyd Bradford Syke February 25, 2013

There are few dramas held more dearly to queer theatre-goers than Jonathan Harvey's 1993 play Beautiful Thing. It celebrates its 20th anniversary at this year's Sydney Mardi Gras.

REVIEW: Masi (Sydney Festival) | Everest Theatre

REVIEW: Masi (Sydney Festival) | Everest Theatre

Lloyd Bradford Syke January 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.