Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

October 15, 2020 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Roslyn Packer Theatre, September 25 8/10 The pops and trills of native birds that greet us as we enter lull us into a false sense of wellbeing amid the Victorian Alpine bush. Angus Cerini’s new play may ostensibly be a two hander, with Hugo Weaving as Harry and Wayne Blair…

October 9, 2020 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Belvoir St Theatre, September 16 9/10 Virginia Woolf got one thing wrong. Near the end of A Room of One’s Own, her incandescent 1929 polemic on women’s place in the corporeal and literary patriarchies, she writes, “Much of what I have said will seem out of date.” On the contrary,…

October 3, 2020 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

New Theatre, September 9 6/10 Ana jumped in front of the speeding train called life, and was buffeted down the tracks for the next 80 years. Her stoicism, humour, resilience and courage light up Neighbourhood Watch more than her grudges and stubbornness cloud it, so she emerges as something of…