Dirty Dancing

Having been at the world premiere of Dirty Dancing in Sydney’s Theatre Royal in 2004, it was interesting to be able to re-connect with this show ten years later at the Australian premiere of this brand new production. De...

Scandalous Boy

It’s not every day you get the opportunity to see a play set in Rome in 130 A.D. Life was different then. Public nudity was common-place, and mothers enthusiastically coached their handsome young sons in the sensual skil...

Daylight Saving

Written in 1989 by Nick Enright, Daylight Saving is a delightful, well-constructed farce, which retains its freshness and humour in this excellent production by the Darlinghurst Theatre Company. Director, Adam Cook, has ...

Miracle City

There seems to be a resurgence of interest in the work of Nick Enright. For a couple of weeks this month it was possible to see two of his works, Miracle City and Daylight Saving, running simultaneously in professional p...

Kafka’s Monkey

There is something very special (and a bit confronting) about theatre that casts the audience as part of the story. Q44’s latest production, of Kafka’s Monkey, is one of these. There is no fourth wall here. We’re all in ...

The Pavilion

20 years ago, Peter (Tim Constantine) and Kari (Katharine Innes) were the cutest couple at their school. That is, until Peter left when he found out Kari was pregnant. 20 years on, the heartbreak hasn’t diminished. The w...

Happy People in Concert

It has been quite a busy year for Matthew Lee Robinson. The Churchill and Australia Council Fellow, earlier this year he premiered his new musical Atlantis. His latest offering Happy People, premiered in concert-form at ...