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Aug
16
2018

KING OF PIGS

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Old Fitz Theatre, August 4 6/10 Do you remember being accused as a child, and feeling guilty when you were innocent? Or perhaps you convinced yourself of your innocence when you were guilty? Steve Rodgers’ King of Pigs is like a giant finger pointing at every male in the audience and generating one of those […]

Aug
5
2018

THE LONG FORGOTTEN DREAM

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Drama Theatre, July 27, until August 25 6.5/10 The giant sand-coloured backdrop flies up and billows in ways that suggest the very land is breathing. Certainly the warm heart of H Lawrence Sumner’s play is, despite The Long Forgotten Dream often being at its strongest when it at its most epic or ritualistic – a […]

Jul
29
2018

YOU GOT OLDER

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Kings Cross Theatre, July 17 8/10 Behind the prosaic title lurks the odes and elegies of aging: ill-health, mortality, separation, loss and grief. American playwright Clare Barron’s You Got Older is essentially her autobiographical response to her father’s diagnosis with terminal cancer. If that doesn’t sound like much of a fun night out so far, […]

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