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REVIEW: Night Maybe | TheatreWorks, Melbourne

REVIEW: Night Maybe | TheatreWorks, Melbourne

Part parody, comedy, tragedy and art work, Night Maybe, from an exciting Melbourne troupe, presents as ethereal, engrossing drama at TheatreWorks.

REVIEW: Penelope | TheatreWorks, Melbourne

REVIEW: Penelope | TheatreWorks, Melbourne

Irish playwright Enda Walsh wrestles Beckett, Joyce and Homer and comes out a little worse for wear in Red Stitch's Penelope, despite some winning (near-naked) performances.

REVIEW: These Are The Isolate | Theatre Works, Melbourne

REVIEW: These Are The Isolate | Theatre Works, Melbourne

Winner of last year’s Theatre Works Melbourne Fringe Award, These Are the Isolate is restaged here as part of Theatre Works’ exciting 2011 season. Well, anyway, I’m pretty excited — they’ve got Hayloft, Duck House and more Magnormous all lined up in season one. These Are the Isolate is the work of a young company […]

REVIEW: The Nightwatchman | Theatreworks, Melbourne

REVIEW: The Nightwatchman | Theatreworks, Melbourne

The first five minutes of Daniel Keene’s The Nightwatchman make an interesting prelude movement to what follows, a subtle sort of prologue to the play’s poetic treatment of memory and nostalgia. Helen (Zoe Ellerton-Ashley) and Michael (Brad Williams) have returned to their childhood home to help their blind and agèd father, Bill (Roger Oakley), sell […]