Review: SHELTER (The Drawer Productions)

Review of May 9 performance. The Drawer Productions placed the audience at the heart of an unravelling family mystery with their unsettling immersive theatre piece SHELTER. I saw SHELTER on Mother’s Day and it turned out to be an appropriate choice with its focus on mother-daughter relationships and themes of legacy, intergenerational trauma, history’s tendency... Continue Reading →

Review: The Revolutionists (The Curators’ Theatre)

Lauren Roche as Charlotte Corday in The Revolutionists. Images: NAZ MULLA. Content and trigger warning: This production contains coarse language, and spoken references to historical violence. The Curators’ Theatre have opened their 2021 season with the Australian premiere of The Revolutionists by American playwright Lauren Gunderson. Directed and designed by Michael Beh, this metatheatrical dramatic... Continue Reading →

What’s On: This Wide Night (A Moveable Theatre)

This Wide Night 18 February - 7 March 2021 Backdock Arts, 103 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley Starring Julia Johnson and Shardé Anne, with direction and design by Michael Beh and produced by Terry Hansen, This Wide Night explores the importance and uniqueness of relationships formed in prison: how they can, or perhaps cannot, exist in another... Continue Reading →

Review: Vincent River (The Curators Theatre)

Patrick Shearer as Davey. Photographed by Naz Mulla. Content and trigger warning: Please note that this production contains, and therefore this review may refer to: domestic, sexual, and homophobic violence, mature themes, spoken references to sex, and coarse language. The Curators Theatre have christened Brisbane’s newest indie performance venue with a passionate production of Vincent... Continue Reading →

Review: The 8 Reindeer Monologues (The Drama Merchant)

Content and trigger warning: This production contains or refers to, and therefore this review refers to, sexual harassment and abuse, rape, paedophilia, homophobic and ableist slurs, mature themes, and coarse language. The Drama Merchant presents The 8 Reindeer Monologues, a dark Christmas drama with moments of humour by Jeff Goode. The play is presented in... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Ruby Moon (Moreton Bay Theatre Company)

Ruby Moon 30 August - 8 September, 2019 NeverLand Theatre, 5A 4-6 Burke Crescent, North Lakes Tickets: Adult $25; Concession and MBTC members $20 Moreton Bay Theatre Company present Ruby Moon, a riveting Australian play written by Matt Cameron in 2003, directed by Susan O'Toole-Cridland and starring Gary Farmer-Tricket and Sandra Harman. The story revolves... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Cock (Bosco Productions)

Cock 21 - 31 August, 2019 Sue Benner Theatre, Metro Arts, Brisbane City Tickets: $34 - $44 + booking fee Recommended for audiences 15+ Newly-launched Brisbane theatre company Bosco Productions present Olivier Award-winning playwright Mike Bartlett's contemporary theatre work Cock, which explores the timeworn tradition of the love triangle in a new way, dissecting one... Continue Reading →

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