Category: Theatre Reviews

May 1, 2024 / Theatre Reviews

Sydney Theatre Company, Wharf 1 Theatre, April 6 9.5/10 Set in the bush, where survival is the main entertainment, Angus Cerini’s play, here having its world premiere, will outlive us all. Yet one of the work’s many wonders is that it’s not about the harshness of life, it’s about the…

April 30, 2024 / Theatre Reviews

Theatre Royal, April 3 7/10 Those of us who saw Reg Livermore play Frank N Furter in the 1974 Oz production of Rocky Horror Show will never forget the sudden jolt of the new; the thrill of witnessing a show like no other. Fifty years on, it’s still that. Where…

April 29, 2024 / Theatre Reviews

Capitol Theatre, April 2 7/10 Given that it’s hard to take any of the characters in Grease too seriously, director Luke Joslin has a new solution: don’t try to disguise their cartoonishness; play it up! Make the whole show like a Roy Lichenstein painting that’s sprung to life, and, as…