MKA’s Double Feature at NEON

Opening this week, is a double bill presented by local company MKA. Having developed a reputation for works that continually defy convention, whilst constantly seeking to be non self-defined, the works being here written...

Samson

An Australian coming-of-age story set in a country town,  Julia-Rose Lewis’ Samson is a completely disarming hodge-podge of unexpectedness and originality, of metaphysics and silliness, of religious faith and tople...

The House on the Lake

Razor sharp and tourniquet tight, Aidan Fennessy’s The House on the Lake is a psychological thriller, so crafty it’s criminal. Mired deep in layers of deception, it’s a puzzle of a play certain to engage the intell...

The Wizard of Oz

Transported to a surreal landscape, a young girl kills the first person she meets and then teams up with three strangers to kill again –  LA Times TV listings, 1998 This might not sound like The Wizard of Oz, but i...
Oedipus Schmoedipus (post) photo by Ellis Parrinder

Oedipus Schmoedipus

Fed up with white men staging the deaths of white men in plays written by white men, the white ladies from post have pirated the theatrical canon and turned over the juiciest stuff to seven hundred – that’s right, seven ...

The School for Scandal

Presenting a striking contemporary vision of an 18th century classic, New Theatre presents Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s The School for Scandal at the New Theatre until 30 May 2015. A hedonistic society consumed by g...

Summer of the Seventeenth Doll

A story of love, heartache, hope and loss, Ray Lawler’s Summer of the Seventeenth Doll remains one of the theatrical canon’s most moving explorations of the fading of youth and dreams. Crackling with earthy humour,...

The Flick

After a sell-­out festival season in 2014, Red Stitch are bringing Annie Baker’s Pulitzer Prize-­winning drama, The Flick to their home theatre with the original cast and creative team for a limited season from 1 M...