Lloyd Bradford Syke October 14, 2013
Super Discount is courageous theatre. Not because of its cast -- people with disabilities -- but because of where they dare to go with the material.
Lloyd Bradford Syke 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.
Lloyd Bradford Syke August 29, 2013
A childhood favourite, Sydney Theatre Company's stage adaptation of Storm Boy is full of heart and soul. It's a respectful homage to Colin Thiele's legacy.
Lloyd Bradford Syke August 15, 2013
The genius of Tom Stoppard is matched by the inspired casting of university mates Toby Schmitz and Tim Minchin in Sydney Theatre Company's genre-bending Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead.
Lloyd Bradford Syke May 23, 2013 5 Comments
Sydney Theatre Company is going to regional NSW and ACT schools to teach kids about road safety -- and theatre. Its new production is pitched in just the right way.
Lloyd Bradford Syke April 25, 2013
Australia's most prolific playwright serves up another relationship drama that still has plenty of things to say -- by silver-tongued characters.
Lloyd Bradford Syke April 17, 2013
From a suburban dance studio a decade ago, Gideon Obarzanek brings his slice-of-life play to the Sydney Theatre Company. It's a charmingly clumsy tale.
Lloyd Bradford Syke April 4, 2013 1 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.
Lloyd Bradford Syke February 25, 2013
Sydney Theatre Company go back to the dusty pages of George Bernard Shaw's work to find little-performed Mrs Warren's Profession. It's a witty, non-challenging escape.
Lloyd Bradford Syke January 17, 2013
The Secret River is as close as it gets to textual healing. Kate Grenville's 2005 novel on Australian race relations is even more alive on the Sydney Theatre stage.