Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

November 7, 2018 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Lennox Theatre, October 20 9/10 Here’s a gentle irony buried in a shallow grave: the play that finally signals the coming of age of the National Theatre of Parramatta is about the premature death of a little girl. In this relentlessly Philistine land it’s unsurprising that Peter Goldsworthy’s 1993 novella…

November 3, 2018 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Playhouse, October 18 7.5/10 Other people’s marriages are mysteries. Even if you know the couple well you only see the version presented for external consumption; not the bedroom nuts and bolts, the power dynamics, conflict resolution or any other aspects of shared domesticity. When Ingmar Bergman’s Scenes from a Marriage…

November 2, 2018 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Hayes Theatre, October 17 7/10 She’s a star. Loren Hunter takes the role of Evelyn May Murphy and, just as the character becomes a star within the story, Hunter proves herself one in realising it. She grips us with her absolute commitment to the truth of her character, the even…