Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

November 10, 2013 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Drama Theatre, November 9 Scratch away the laughs from almost any comedy worth seeing more than once and you will find a serious core. In our own era Tom Stoppard has been the master of using a sugar-coating of comedy to make palatable a medicine seething with ideas. In Vere…

November 6, 2013 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Eternity Playhouse, November 5 The new Eternity Playhouse instantly becomes Sydney’s most beautiful theatre. Its size, sightlines, acoustics, stage area, ceiling height, seat-comfort and ambient charm are second to none. It also boasts the most attractive foyer in town, brimming with architectural flourishes, handsome timber, glorious stained-glass windows from its…

October 30, 2013 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Wharf 1, October 25 Apparently optimists look upon problems as opportunities. The fools. Nonetheless such warped thinking may have helped Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Phil Scott with this year’s Wharf Revue. Devised, rehearsed and initially performed (in Penrith) before the federal election, it is having 90% of its run…