Belvoir 2014

Belvoir have launched their 2014 Season featuring two versions of Oedipus, two of Ibsen’s great heroines, two of the most famous brothers in history and twenty questions. First up, Oedipus Schmoedipus, a ridiculous romp ...

The Cherry Orchard (review)

In German, the word ‘ersatz’ is a noun, and doesn’t necessarily contain a suggestion of inferior quality. It just means substitute. Of course, in our language, it functions as an adjective and carries intimations of shod...

The Mistakes Madeline Made (review)

For the record, the Abbotsford Convent has eluded my attention for a number of years. So it was with intrigue I ventured out on a slightly damp Friday night to see The Honeytrap’s presentation of Elizabeth Meriwether’s T...

Hard Rubbish

It’s hard to compete with a slender, blonde, Scandinavian; especially if you’re a piece of furniture whose time appears to be up. Welcome to Hard Rubbish, a world where it only takes the threat of a trip to the tip for a...

The Wizard of Oz

There’s no place like La Boite during Brisbane Festival when acclaimed performance company The Danger Ensemble takes audiences on a whirlwind adventure with The Wizard of Oz at La Boite’s Roundhouse Theatre for a limited...

Miss Julie

Sex, gender, power and privilege prove an explosive combination in Simon Stone’s adaptation of August Strindberg’s Miss Julie. Strindberg’s study of sexual tension across power and class was vital and compelling in its t...

Bell Shakespeare reveals 2014 Season

On the eve of Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday year, Bell Shakespeare have announced its 2014 Season, adding a fourth main-stage show to the programme, including its first production of Moliere’s Tartuffe, new exclusiv...