The Boomkak Panto review

25.11.21 Deborah Galanos, Toby Truslove, Zoe Terakes, Mary Soudi, Virginia Gay in Belvoir’s The Boomkak Panto, 2021. Photo: Brett Boardman © It was truly refreshing to hear and laugh so hard amongst an audience after being deprived of theatre for so long. I think the standing ovation (and this was…

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…

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…

Wherever She Wanders review

13.11.21 Wherever She Wanders at Griffin Theatre Company. Photo by Brett Boardman. TW: discussion of sexual assault. It’s a windy Saturday afternoon in Kings Cross, but you almost forget about the outside world as you are sucked into the world of award-winning Australian Playwright Kendall Feaver’s Wherever She Wanders, directed…

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…

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…