Apr
10
2013

The Play’s The Thing – Twice!

Katoomba playwrights

Readers who are vaguely curious about my writing outside of being a music or theatre critic may be interested in two forthcoming play-readings. This Saturday my play The Last Drop is being read, and on Saturday April 27 it is the turn of Guilt. The Last Drop is set in a future devoid of water and civilisation, […]

Apr
8
2013

Joseph Tawadros CD

Chameleon

Chameleons Of The White Shadow (ABC) The last time Joseph Tawadros recorded in New York was with the cream of the world’s jazz musicians. This time he assembled elite players from the shadowlands between genres. In advance one might have puzzled over how a banjo or an organ would blend with the Arabian-night exoticism of […]

Apr
7
2013

Frankenstein

Frankenstein 2

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 […]