Trent Dalton, Tim McGarry, and Boy Swallows Universe (Queensland Theatre)

As part of the launch of Queensland Theatre’s 2020 Season, I spoke with Trent Dalton, author of bestselling novel Boy Swallows Universe, and Tim McGarry, who is adapting the novel for the stage. Boy Swallows Universe is set in Brisbane in the 80s, and it has a very distinct sense of place and time. How... 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 →

What’s On: ‘The Turquoise Elephant’ Play Club (Queensland Theatre)

Play Club: The Turquoise Elephant by Stephen Carleton Tuesday 23 June, 7.30pm Via Zoom webinar Tickets: Free, bookings required Queensland Theatre’s Play Club continues with the live reading of The Turquoise Elephant by Stephen Carleton (Bastard Territory) over Zoom webinar, a “shockingly black, black, black political farce" that is "urgent, contemporary and perilously close to being... Continue Reading →

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