Apr
7
2013

Frankenstein

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Playhouse, April 3, 2013  “I am lonely,” cries the creature to its maker, Victor Frankenstein, and that torment is the lighting bolt animating this brilliant production. Occasionally script, director, actors and design are as one, and theatre becomes powerfully confronting. This was such a night. Against the odds playwright Nick Dear has breathed fresh life […]

Apr
7
2013

One Man, Two Guvnors

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Sydney Theatre, April 2, 1013 If I have laughed this hard for 90 minutes in a theatre before I don’t remember when. But then Richard Bean has not previously thrown a mucky bucket of British humour over an eighteenth Italian comedy (Carlo Goldini’s  The Servant of Two Masters). It is no surprise that this National […]

Apr
5
2013

Girl In Tan Boots

Image 1 - Linden Wilkinson and Francesca Savige - credit Patrick Boland

SBW Stables Theatre, April 1, 2013 Girl In Tan Boots has six characters in search of a protagonist. Tahli Corin’s play cleverly intermingles themes of alienation with a sleuth story, as Detective Carapetis (Linden Wilkinson) tries to uncover what befell the missing Hannah. Hannah lived alone with a barren love-life and a cat called Cupid. […]