Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

August 18, 2013 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Sydney Lyric Theatre, August 14 Hello? Is anybody home? Well, not any body. Any sentient, intelligent life? Not much, it would seem, in Blue Man Group. “But what was the point?” I heard one departing audience member ask another. Nothing, beyond an intermittently  successful attempt at refashioning entertainment. Blue Man…

August 16, 2013 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Theatre Royal, August 15 Is there a God? Can a play illuminate the issue in any way in 80 minutes? Mark St Germain has tested this possibility with a well-crafted piece based on the hypothesis that a celebrated atheist (Sigmund Freud) and a celebrated Christian (CS Lewis) met in London…

August 12, 2013 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Sydney Theatre, August 10   Despite its inevitability there is still a shock in seeing cracks in the art one revered in one’s youth. As a teen Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead was probably my favourite play; certainly my favourite comedy. Tom Stoppard had sprinkled Spike Milligan madness across Waiting…