theatre

theatre September 11, 2021

Boy Swallows Universe

The stage adaptation of Boy Swallows Universe is a celebration of Brisbane – the good, the bad and the ugly.

theatre September 4, 2021

Theatre’s new digital frontier

Amid the gloom of an industry largely left to fend for itself through the pandemic, digital seasons of live performance are a sign of hope.

theatre August 21, 2021

Playwright Finegan Kruckemeyer

Because he writes for young people, Finegan Kruckemeyer has mostly worked under the radar – but he’s one of Australia’s most internationally produced playwrights.

dance August 14, 2021

Performance artist Emma Maye Gibson

The latest Betty Grumble show by performance artist Emma Maye Gibson is based on her traumatic experience seeking justice for intimate partner violence.

theatre July 31, 2021

Prima Facie

Suzie Miller’s powerful one-woman play Prima Facie explores how sexual assault victims are let down by the legal system.

theatre July 3, 2021

The Truth

Florian Zeller’s farce The Truth is let down by a Melbourne Theatre Company production that stumbles behind its supple text.

theatre July 3, 2021

Theatre legend Jack Charles

A former thief and heroin addict, theatre legend Uncle Jack Charles has been part of some of the most important movements in Australian theatre history.

comedy June 26, 2021

White Pearl

Anchuli Felicia King’s play White Pearl explores the complex subtexts of the Asian obsession with skin-whitening cosmetics.

theatre June 19, 2021

Grand Horizons

The STC’s emotionally nuanced production of Bess Wohl’s Grand Horizons creates a warm evening of traditional boulevard theatre.

theatre June 12, 2021

The Appleton Ladies’ Potato Race

STCSA’s The Appleton Ladies’ Potato Race features an excellent production and performances but can’t conceal the play’s troubling blind spots.

theatre June 5, 2021

Food Court

A remount of Back to Back Theatre’s Food Court, one of the few shows seen before Rising was shuttered, is a masterpiece of violence and poignancy.