TW Leopard Print Lioncloth

Leopard Print Loincloth

Leopard Print Loincloth begins with a lot of promise that sadly peters out before ever finding its groove. The atmosphere upon entering the theatre was very relaxed and informal, with the audience invited to sit where th...
Teddy Tahu Rhodes as Méphistophélès in Opera Australia's production of Faust at the Sydney Opera House - photo by Prudence Upton

Faust

Teddy Tahu Rhodes resplendent in tattoos, tiara and black evening gown is not the only unsettling sight in David McVicar’s masterful staging of Faust. Church statues come to life, a life-sized crucifix crashes to the gro...
MTC Torch the Place Diana Lin and Michele Lim Davidson - photo by Jeff Busby

Torch the Place

Natalie, Toby, and Teresa, want their Mum to tidy her house. She doesn’t seem to throw anything away and things are piling up. With the help of Teresa’s husband, Paul, the kids stage an intervention of sorts by way of a ...
GR Gasworks Adam Juan Gomez

Adam

Written by acclaimed playwright, Francis Poet, Adam is based on the true story of Egyptian trans man Adam Kashmiry. We follow him through his struggles not only with his own identity, but also in the realisation that for...
Belvoir Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam - photo by Brett Boardman

Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam

Every once in a while, a production comes along that is so wholesome lay faultless, that I am left lost for words. Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam is one such play. Dealing with themes of loss and grief and the bonds of fam...
Griffin Theatre Family Values - photo by Brett Boardman

Family Values

A potentially decisive and politically charged play is left to become a lacklustre and shamefully self serving essay in the hands of a playwright resting on his laurels. Family Values is filled with classic and cliched W...
The Dumb Waiter

The Dumb Waiter

Famed theatre critic Irving Wardle once described the early work of Harold Pinter as “Comedies of menace” and to be sure, this production of The Dumb Waiter, produced by its two actors Will McLennan and Will Johnston, do...
Fringe World Tony Galati the Musical

Tony Galati the Musical

Who would have thought the humble potato could cause a revolution in Perth, Western Australia and ultimately lead to a musical being written about it! Tony Galati the Musical is just that. The show tells the tale of Ital...