What’s On: Destiny Doomed (Observatory Theatre)

Image credit: Geoff Lawrence, Creative Futures Photography Destiny Doomed 29 September - 8 October 2022 Musgrave Park, South Brisbane Observatory Theatre will present Destiny Doomed, a musical retelling of Ireland’s infamous legend ‘Deirdre of the Sorrows’ by Brisbane writer and composer Anina-Marie Van Wyk, under the stars in the heart of South Brisbane. Featuring an... Continue Reading →

Review: Ruby Moon (Ad Astra)

Gary Farmer-Trickett and Sandra Harman, photographed by Christopher Sharman Photography Content note: Ruby Moon includes sexual references, adult themes, and simulated violence. Ad Astra present Matt Cameron's Australian gothic suburban thriller Ruby Moon, directed by Susan O'Toole-Cridland and starring Sandra Harman and Gary Farmer-Trickett as distraught parents Ray and Sylvie Moon. Written in 2003 and... Continue Reading →

Review: and now we wait (Villanova Players)

Beth Allen and Ashleigh Horsfield, photographed by Christopher Sharman Photography Content note: and now we wait includes mature themes, including references to death and violence. Villanova Players presented Stephanie Clark's dark drama and now we wait at the Ron Hurley Theatre as part of their Villanova Start-Ups initiative, which is designed to help young people... Continue Reading →

What’s On: Ruby Moon (Ad Astra)

Ruby Moon 21 July - 13 August 2022 Ad Astra Theatre, 57 Misterton St, Fortitude Valley Directed by Susan O'Toole-Cridland and starring Gary Farmer-Trickett and Sandra Harman, Ruby Moon is a contemporary play that explores the grim mythology of the missing child in Australian folklore. Written by Matt Cameron in 2003, it combines elements of... Continue Reading →

Review: The Ugly One (AllEntertainment)

Cast of The Ugly One David Gaffney (top), Ellie Waddingham, David O’Donoghoe, and Jai Selva. Image supplied. AllEntertainment presented German playwright Marius von Mayenburg's social satire The Ugly One, translated by Maja Zade, at Brisbane’s newest theatre venue. Fast-paced and funny, the one-act play was delivered with earnest absurdity by the cast of four, directed... Continue Reading →

Review: Oliver! (Savoyards Musical Comedy Society Inc)

Hannah Davies and Michael Ware as Mrs and Mr Sowerberry with Jeremiah Rees as Oliver. Photographed by Sharyn Hall. Content note: Oliver! contains mature and adult themes, depictions of physical violence, strobe and haze smoke effects, and loud noises. Savoyards has returned to the Iona Performing Arts Centre stage with their production of Lionel Bart’s... Continue Reading →

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