Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

January 28, 2020 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Bankstown Arts Centre, January 15 7/10 You could be forgiven for thinking the stage has become a soapbox, rather than being a surprising, sacred and profane space, where actors convey stories about the sad, weird, cruel, funny, compassionate, sexy, visionary and gripping ways in which humans interact. If a play’s…

January 26, 2020 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Lennox Theatre, January 14 6.5/10 Danny’s revelation to his Lebanese-Australian family that he’s gay is met with fury and contempt – not just because it’s supposedly a “phase” or a “disease”, but because he dared to raise this just before his eight-month-old nephew’s christening. From this, the half-way mark in…

January 25, 2020 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Ensemble Theatre, January 9 6/10 “I like the idea of a room full of white people, all looking at me, all listening to what I say,” says Johnny Mullagh. “I would say, ‘Listen to my story. Listen to my people. And listen to your hearts.’” The real Mullagh may have…