Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

August 25, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Kings Cross Theatre, August 8 7/10 There’s this dead cat, you see. Well, not only dead, but skinned – and yet it still knows how to have a good time. We humans are certainly amateurs compared with cats when it comes to pleasure, and Jen Silverman’s play is about an…

August 23, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Belvoir St, August 7 6/10 Ignorance is an avalanche; science a snow-plough trying to bulldoze through it to a less ignorant future. So it was in Galileo’s time (1564-1642), and so it is today. Some of the fruits of Galileo’s genius were temporarily stymied by Catholicism, which feared the rug…

August 9, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Ensemble Theatre, July 24 9/10 Acting is ultimately a physical art, and Zoe Terakes expresses teenaged Catherine’s fretfulness by twisting her limbs around her body like a vine choking a tree, or by anxiety and confusion racing across her face like black clouds chasing grey across a stormy sky. This…