Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

April 27, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Drama Theatre, April 12 7.5/10 With each play she comes closer to fulfilling her ambitious goals. Sydney Theatre Company has staged three Lucy Kirkwood plays in three years, each an improvement on its predecessor. After the widescreen, big-cast Chimerica, the Briton pulled focus for the domestic three-hander of The Children,…

April 23, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

The Joan, April 6 6.5/10 I know, I know. The title turns you right off. It sounds like some sugary Valentine’s Day cabaret loaded with the sort of songs that, if you squeeze them enough, exude essence of schmaltz. Worse, it’s the wrong title for the show. Referencing one of…

April 19, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Kings Cross Hotel, April 5 8/10 The success of the audacious decision to carve a theatrical work from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner rode on whether the result conjured visual poetry to match – or at least bring to life – the force of ST Coleridge’s astonishing imagery. This…