Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

December 27, 2018 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

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New Theatre, December 19 4.5/10 Like all art, a piece of theatre is never more perfect than when just an idea: before a word is written. Once the process of making the concept tangible begins, perfection usually has its fall. The idea of writing a new musical about Ned Kelly…

December 20, 2018 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

SBW Stables Theatre, December 7 6/10 Is it a play? Is it a duologue? Is it stand-up comedy? No, it’s a hybrid: part play, part anecdote of the type where two raconteurs keep interrupting each other to tell you what really happened. Devised and performed by Phil Spencer and Susie…

November 30, 2018 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Roslyn Packer Theatre, November 15 8/10 That ideological curiosity, Gerard Henderson, used the inimitable John Clarke’s Tory lampooning as further proof of the ABC’s heinous pinko bias. He apparently failed to understand that satirizing people who want a more open and generous world isn’t nearly as funny as poking fun…