Arts & Entertainment Reviews — Theatre

  • Ned: A New Australian Musical

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    Ned: A New Australian Musical uses an infamous Australian figure to lay bare the ugly beginnings of our nationhood.
  • Crime & Punishment

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    Having a passionate preference for this work as a novel, and having devoured the tomb a number of times, I must admit that I attended the theatre opening night, as a guest not the reviewer, and with trepidation. You'd understand. You'd be familiar…
  • Twelfth Night: Sydney Fringe

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    "The play's the thing, " said Hamlet. What does it take to rent a tiny corner of a warehouse bunker, full of the dust of disrepair and a decade of emptiness, cold as Antarctica in winter, hidden amongst the war zone that is Sydney Park and invite…
  • Luna Gale

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    Rebecca Gilman's tightly written play presents us with an eternal struggle: ethical dilemmas that frequently taunt professionals in law and human services when they navigate decisions involving the lives of children. I was immediately reminded of…
  • Calamity Jane

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    SHOUT IT FROM THE HIGHEST HILLS As history goes, Martha Jane Cannary (aka Calamity Jane) apparently met in Deadwood, but never married or even had a relationship with, Wild Bill Hickok. Facts we do know are Calamity Jane w…