Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

October 9, 2013 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Concert Hall, October 5 What could be more apt than Art Spiegelman opening a show called WORDLESS! with a torrent of verbiage? The man who has done more than anyone to alchemise comics into art hustled us through his work and its reference points with typically sly and self-deprecating wit.…

October 1, 2013 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Carriageworks, September 26 If nothing else, Doku Rai makes one realise how predictable much of our theatre is. An approach to narrative, characterisation or acting, once established, is maintained to the end. That most miraculous of devices in any art form, surprise, is often missing in action. Not here. Rather…

September 30, 2013 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Young love is so easily dismissed by jaded older lovers with multiple (failed) experiences, but a teenager can be consumed by passion much as molten lava devours all in its path. When Juliet is well cast, and the actress truly lives that passion as well as the anguish of her…