Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

August 19, 2020 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

El Rocco Theatre, July 24 7/10 Someone had to go first and, four months after the lights went off, live theatre returned to Sydney. The sense of anticipation before this show was a bit like the crackling electricity of going to the theatre as a child: here were real, in-the-flesh…

July 30, 2020 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Old Fitz Theatre, June 29 9/10 Thom Paine is a paradox wrapped in an accident that may happen again while we’re watching. That’s the wonder of US playwright Will Eno’s hour-long one-hander: it stays dangerous even when you know the play; never sheds its unpredictability. You can test that theory,…

July 8, 2020 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Montague Basement, June 11 5/10 Our own period of relative lock-down was but a little crack in time compared with poor Hermione’s. She had 16 years to endlessly press replay in her mind; to fret and ponder how she might have swayed her once-loving husband, Leontes, that she’d not fashioned…