Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

August 16, 2013 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Theatre Royal, August 15 Is there a God? Can a play illuminate the issue in any way in 80 minutes? Mark St Germain has tested this possibility with a well-crafted piece based on the hypothesis that a celebrated atheist (Sigmund Freud) and a celebrated Christian (CS Lewis) met in London…

August 12, 2013 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Sydney Theatre, August 10   Despite its inevitability there is still a shock in seeing cracks in the art one revered in one’s youth. As a teen Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead was probably my favourite play; certainly my favourite comedy. Tom Stoppard had sprinkled Spike Milligan madness across Waiting…

May 27, 2013 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Carriageworks, May 22 Given that the slide-show was once the most dreaded of all domestic sports, William Yang’s achievement in making it pleasurable public entertainment is remarkable. Here he steps back to the role of directing others in the gentle art of show-and-tell, in company with Annette Shun Wah. Stories…