Tag: play

Every Brilliant Thing @ Belvoir St Theatre

For me, one of the most exciting moments when seeing a show is when the lights go down and the audience hushes. So it throws me off when, in Every Brilliant Thing, neither happens. Instead, amongst a visible backdrop of audience…

HOME Sydney Festival

‘HOME’ – a kinetic display of absurdism at Sydney Festival

Geoff Sobelle — a theatrical artist, creator and illusionist behind Sydney Festival’s HOME – knows what your ultimate dream is. But don’t you worry, he won’t confront you about it. Instead, he might make you revisit an almost forgotten one. HOME…

Strangers in Between Seymour Centre

‘Strangers in Between’ at Seymour Centre

To launch their 2018 season and Mardi Gras at Seymour, Seymour Centre kicks off with Strangers in Between, from the playwright of the award-winning Holding the Man. I was extremely thrilled to see Tommy Murphy’s latest play and to step into…

LCTC Holding the Man

‘Holding the Man’ by the Lane Cove Theatre Company

The newest production by Lane Cove Theatre Company, Holding the Man, is based off the memoir by Timothy Murphy. The story follows Tim (played by Brent Dolahenty), a boy who comes to terms with himself at a very young age. In…

‘Skeletons and Self-Portraits’ – a new all-female play

Emerging writer and actor Emily Dash curates the second chapter in the series, Skeletons and Self-Portraits, on 29 July at PACT Centre for Emerging Artists. An all-female cast sets out to tackle gender stereotypes in this mini-festival. Through film screenings,…

‘Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday,’ now showing at Riverside Theatre

Melbourne-based theatre maker Roslyn Oades brings the Melbourne Festival hit, Hello, Goodbye & Happy Birthday to Riverside Theatre Parramatta, from 27-29 July 2017. The story provides a snapshot of two important occasions in life: an 18th and an 80th birthday celebration. With…

The Plant at Ensemble Theatre

The opening night of The Plant at Ensemble Theatre started with a simple premise, three years on after the sudden death of a father. Sue (played by Sandy Gore) is the mother of three and widowed. With her children now all…

2071 – A Performance About Climate Change

As part of VIVID Ideas this year, Seymour Centre puts on 2071 – a theatrical performance about exposing the truth about today’s biggest threat to humankind, climate change. The aim of the show is to inform the audience of our planet’s situation…