Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

January 29, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Carriageworks, January 18 6.5/10 Everyone is addicted to something, whether smart-phones, religion, shopping or sex. In The Weekend assorted drugs and alcohol are the addictions of choice. First-time playwright Henrietta Baird is non-judgemental about this. Like the rest of us, her characters are just trying to cope. Lara is addicted…

January 27, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Carriageworks, January 16 5.5/10 Ah, the dangers of improvisation. This was a stimulating idea, both dramatically and morally: a play about parole and rehabilitation, partially performed by ex-offenders, with audience participation in deciding whether an offender, Les (Les Wiggins) faces a future of freedom or a return to jail. The…

January 18, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Roslyn Packer Theatre, January 9 7/10 It might be the sense of belonging or security, or it might be a nest for hatching offspring. It may be cluttered with possessions or memories, or be the one house in the street where love lives. Whatever the case, most – but certainly…