Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

January 27, 2024 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Roslyn Packer Theatre, January 16 8/10 Here was something to bend the brain and fire off the synapses like so many New Year’s Eve crackers. This was theatre as spectacle, magic, image, poetry, didacticism and even cinema. To ask what it’s about is both the right and the wrong question.…

January 26, 2024 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

  Belvoir St Theatre, January 14 5/10 There was a play to be mined from Anita Heiss’s novel Tiddas, but this is not it. It’s Heiss’s first play, and in turning her 350-page book into a 90-minute play, she makes the novice’s mistake of failing to free herself from the…

January 24, 2024 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Roslyn Packer Theatre, January 11 7/10 Forty years later its seems obvious that an Aboriginal rock band would sing in a language other than English. Back then it was revolutionary. It stopped you dead with your beer midway to your mouth. Anyone who saw Warumpi Band live will remember the…