Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

December 19, 2020 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Riverside Theatre, November 26 6.5/10 Having always assumed it was Drew Forsythe impersonating Pauline Hanson, this year one shuddered at the possibility that it was actually Pauline doing Drew. Forsythe has long hung the comedy on Hanson’s most prominent hooks: flaming hair, mangled turns of phrase and poisonous inanities. Her…

December 14, 2020 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Roslyn Packer Theatre, November 28 9.5/10 Sometimes a night in the theatre can, like a drug, rearrange the chemistry of one’s brain. This was such a night. STC artistic director Kip Williams’ use of live video projections has had its ups and downs, but as a solution to adapting Oscar…

December 4, 2020 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Reginald Theatre, November 12 7/10 The deceased Alec Hobbes, scientist extraordinaire, looms over this play like the shadow of some giant bird of prey. During his life he stole the ideas of his brightest student, Hester, rewarded his wife Meridee’s loyalty with a loveless marriage, had a fling with her…