Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

February 2, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Roslyn Packer Theatre, January 23 9.5/10 This was more like a dream than a play. But then director Simon McBurney has a way of doing that: of disorienting you – in this case of reminding you that what you are watching is not real, and simultaneously making it so completely…

February 1, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Lennox Theatre, January 19 6/10 Perhaps it’s almost appropriate that the visual, dance and musical elements of a theatrical piece about a painter are stronger than the text-based performances. In this world premiere of a portrayal of Brett Whiteley and his muse, Wendy Whiteley, writer/ director/designer Kim Carpenter has depicted…

January 29, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Carriageworks, January 18 6.5/10 Everyone is addicted to something, whether smart-phones, religion, shopping or sex. In The Weekend assorted drugs and alcohol are the addictions of choice. First-time playwright Henrietta Baird is non-judgemental about this. Like the rest of us, her characters are just trying to cope. Lara is addicted…