Category: Theatre Reviews

November 12, 2021 / Theatre Reviews

Hayes Theatre, October 26 8/10 This was a gutsy move. A more timid theatre may have shied from reopening with Stephen Sondheim’s biggest Broadway flop. But Merrily won’t flop this time, and singing It’s a Hit won’t be the excruciating experience it must have been for the cast in 1981.…

September 15, 2021 / Theatre Reviews

August 23 8/10 Let’s face it, Darlinghurst Theatre’s Thom Paine (Based on Nothing) in June of last year apart, streamed theatre seldom cuts it without TV-scale budgets. But what if you don’t try to provide vision? What if you just provide the sound? Suddenly a level of radio-play professionalism springs…

September 8, 2017 / Theatre Reviews

Riverside Theatre, September 7 7.5/10 It might reasonably seem that a political universe peopled with such buffoons and grotesques as Trump, Kim, Putin, Duterte, Hanson, Roberts, Bernardi and Abbott, plus such featherweight blowhards as Turnbull, Bishop, Cash, Pyne, Shorten and Boris Johnson, leaves the poor satirist with nowhere to go.…