Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

April 23, 2013 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Warf 1, April 20  The two aging intellectuals in Joanna Murray-Smith’s new play  are served up on a platter in the opening scenes, quizzed by a journalist (a device she used in Honour). So there is little more to learn about medical high-flier Alice (Sarah Peirse) and novelist Patrick (Robert…

April 22, 2013 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Belvoir Downstairs, April 18, 2013  Lally Katz has invented the play you write when not writing a play. Stories I Want To Tell You In Person bubbled into her head when Belvoir had actually commissioned her to write about the Global Financial Crisis. It’s not even close. The only financial…

April 22, 2013 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Bondi Pavilion, April 17 Sydney was not the only place to denounce Lenny Bruce’s liberal use of expletives, blasphemy and drugs. The comedian, meanwhile, could be forgiven for finding Sydney choking on intolerance, bent cops and moral hypocrisy. His 13-day, 1962 visit spawned a book by Damian Kringas and now…