Category: Theatre Reviews

October 19, 2019 / Theatre Reviews

Concert Hall, October 3 7/10 When Hair first hit Kings Cross in June, 1969, it gave the mainstream a glimpse behind the curtains of a counter-culture already nascent in Sydney. For the hippies, themselves, it was only a minor affirmation, although more immediate and real than Woodstock, half a world…

October 8, 2019 / Theatre Reviews

Reginald Theatre, September 21 7.5/10 Only one of this play’s four men appears on stage. Two of the others, both called John, haunt the minds of Jenny, Elias and Genevieve. Mertis, alone, has a John-free psyche, and hers is partly occupied by George, a husband too sick to make an…

September 29, 2019 / Theatre Reviews

Drama Theatre, September 13 6.5/10 “What’s so good about putting words together?” asks Henry, a playwright. Tom Stoppard, a real playwright, incorporates reviewing his own writing into what he facetiously – or not – calls The Real Thing. In fact, one could almost review this play entirely using Stoppard’s words…