Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

February 7, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Belvoir St Theatre, January 24 8/10 You can’t do it passively. This is the blood and fury of war, the lies and greed of men and the fickleness of the gods made incarnate in the greatest epic poem ever written. Actor/director/adaptor William Zappa began work on the project seven years…

February 2, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Roslyn Packer Theatre, January 23 9.5/10 This was more like a dream than a play. But then director Simon McBurney has a way of doing that: of disorienting you – in this case of reminding you that what you are watching is not real, and simultaneously making it so completely…

February 1, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Lennox Theatre, January 19 6/10 Perhaps it’s almost appropriate that the visual, dance and musical elements of a theatrical piece about a painter are stronger than the text-based performances. In this world premiere of a portrayal of Brett Whiteley and his muse, Wendy Whiteley, writer/ director/designer Kim Carpenter has depicted…