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Julius Caesar review

22.11.21 Geraldine Hakewill, Zahra Newman and Ewen Leslie in Sydney Theatre Company’s Julius Caesar, 2021. Photo: Daniel Boud © Sydney Theatre Company welcomes back passionate patrons of the arts with an unforgettable opening night of Kip Williams’ reimagining the Shakespeare classic Julius Caesar— unveiling the astonishing cast of three: Geraldine…
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Norm and Ahmed review

15.11.21 Australian Theatre Live’s Norm and Ahmed at Riverside Theatres. A very familiar play for Sydney HSC drama students, (leading to an audience full of teenagers prepping for next week’s exam!), Alex Buzo’s famous two-hander Norm and Ahmed, produced by Australian Theatre Live at the Riverside Theatres, confronts audiences with…
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Happy Days review

11.11.21 Belinda Giblin in Red Line Productions’ Happy Days By Samuel Beckett. Photo by Robert Catto. Have you ever enjoyed a show even though you were mentally constantly banging your brain against the inside of your skull? What felt like hours, felt like minutes after the show. As my mate…
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We’re buzzing with activity this November! 🐝

Claudene Shoesmith, Deputy Workshops Manager I recently read that in all 154 sonnets and 37 plays written by Shakespeare, the month of November isn’t mentioned by name a single time – boy was he missing out! There are lots of things to love about November. Spring weather, the anticipation of…
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Return to the Dirt review

21.10.21 Queensland Theatre – Return to the Dirt, 2021 – photo by David Kelly It’s hard to say no to theatre with a life-sized “OUCH” board used to explain embalming, or a passionately delivered TED Talk-style monologue about the funeral industry. Add in references to my hometown, and I’m front…
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Hush review

22.10.21 Clementine Anderson for Hush. Photo by Jacinthe Lau. Content Warning: References to violence against women, as well as themes of fertility and birth (including miscarriage, birth-trauma, and post-natal depression). “The drive of this wasn’t to write a medical drama, it was to write a work about emotions and fear and…
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