Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

August 9, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Ensemble Theatre, July 24 9/10 Acting is ultimately a physical art, and Zoe Terakes expresses teenaged Catherine’s fretfulness by twisting her limbs around her body like a vine choking a tree, or by anxiety and confusion racing across her face like black clouds chasing grey across a stormy sky. This…

August 3, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Drama Theatre, July 20 6/10 It takes 14 pages for her to appear, and another five before she has much to say, but JG Milford certainly shakes up the 1890s town of Koolgalla. Just her gender kicks off that process, because Rufus Torrent, editor of the Koolgalla Argus, assumed JG…

July 31, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Old Fitz Theatre, July 13 8/10 Had the good Lord not seen fit to invent Ireland, the post-Shakespeare English-speaking stage would look a nudge threadbare without Goldsmith, Sheridan, Wilde, Shaw, Yeats, Synge, O’Casey, Beckett, Behan and the rest. Despite being London born and bred, Martin McDonagh can just about squeeze…