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Apr
19
2013

Glengarry Glen Ross

Serious Boys - Glengarry Glen Ross

Darlinghurst Theatre, April 9, 2013  Three decades ago David Mamet suspended the ending of his pugnacious little play Glengarry Glen Ross, as if to say, “This behaviour will continue.” Sure enough the dog-eat-dog grotesqueness of capitalism run amok would spiral into the GFC, pause in momentary confusion, and build once more. His play is the […]

Apr
16
2013

It’s My Party

ItsMyParty_Henri Szeps as Don Patterson. Image supplied.0360.lores

Glen Street Theatre, April 11, 2013  Elizabeth Coleman really wrote two plays in one. The first is a silly suburban comedy and the second, indicated by the punning subtitle And I’ll Die If I Want To, a delicious piece of darker humour nodding to absurdism. That she favoured the former over the latter is a […]