This production by Western Australian interdisciplinary theatre makers Too Close to the Sun is an experiential encounter with the liminal space between life and death.
The serious and subtle aspects of The Seagull – many of which continue to resonate today – are lost in this new production.
Dirty Birds at Black Swan State Theatre Company is the debut play by the McElhinney sisters, and the first time they’ve shared the stage.
Anna Goldsworthy’s lively writing deftly captures the joy and wilful naivety of a first pregnancy, followed by the overwhelming love and sleep-deprivation-induced anxiety of the first months.
Eamon Flack gives Bulgakov’s classic epic novel a riotous interpretation.
The play captures the light and dark sides of the beautiful game.
This new work from Sport for Jove is more daring and ambitious than a mere adaptation of Shakespeare’s poem.
Written by comedian Harry Hill, it’s a hectic hour-and-a-half of high-energy songs and skits.
My Sister Jill disrupts ideas of colonial glory with a troubling depiction of family violence, PTSD, homophobia and the ruinous intergenerational impacts of patriarchal oppression on everyone.
Verity Laughton’s stage adaptation of Pip Williams’ best-selling book is a a very clever realisation.
Oscar Wilde’s extraordinary script is delivered with sharp wit by an extraordinary cast and placed within a production that exploits the dialogue for its viciously comic potential.
This new comedic musical is not just a dramatisation of the events of 1975, it is also an attempt to understand our maddening political culture.
Foot stomping songs and charismatic performances make the stage adaptation of the 1970s TV series a hit.
There is a great track record of musical theatre tackling political material. Bloom seems too afraid of its own subject material to truly tackle the issues.
The Sydney Theatre Company’s adaptation of the book is both more poignant and more life-affirming from the dry bones of the original.
This new play by Suzie Miller, the one-time lawyer who wrote Prima Facie, ventures into dark places few want to confront.
Adapted by playwright Anchuli Felicia King, this ‘Australian classic’ is darkly funny and subversively political.
Julia Gillard’s ‘misogyny speech’ forms the inciting incident and climatic ending of Joanna Murray-Smith’s new play Julia, produced by the Sydney Theatre Company.
Iain Grandage’s fourth Perth Festival continued his focus on First Nations performance, together with an exhilarating dose of Black Futurism as well as demanding post-classical music.
At its heart, Sex Magick at Griffin Theatre Company is about subverting expectations, queering desire and digging beneath the surface