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TALK

2019-12-18T11:18:40+11:00April 24th, 2017|Categories: Review, Stage|Tags: |

Reviewed by Nathan Lentern Talk Director: Jonathan Biggins Designer: Mark Thompson Lighting Designer: Trent Suidgeest Composer & Sound Designer: Steve Francis       Cast: Helen Christinson Paige Gardiner Peter Kowitz Valerie Bader Lucia Mastrantone Kenneth Moraleda Andrew Tighe Hannah Waterman John Waters Ben Wood Photo: James Green John Behan, (John Waters) a talkback radio star [...]

CONSENSUAL

2019-12-18T11:21:30+11:00April 12th, 2017|Categories: Review, Stage|Tags: |

Photo by Bob Seary Review by Nathan Lentern Consensual Directed by Johann Walraven, Previews Tue 14 & Wed 15 Mar, 7:30pm Thu – Sat 7:30pm, Sun 5pm Final performance, Sat 15 Apr 5pm Set and Costume Designer Renee Halse Lighting Designer Liam O’Keefe Sound Designer Johann Walraven Original music by  Nicky D’Silva Production Manager Sahn Millington Stage Manager Veda Best ASM Tom [...]

THE YOUNG PRETENDER

2019-12-18T11:56:36+11:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: Review, Stage|Tags: |

The Young Pretender 13-17 September New Theatre By EV Crowe Directed by Marg Nagle   Cast:  Ryan Bown: Charles III Shaun McEachern: Donald Madelaine Osborn: Flora Reviewed by Nathan Lentern Bonnie Prince Charles seeks to restore the House of Stuart to the throne of Great Britain. Proud, idealistic and cavalier he takes extraordinary risks without [...]

OUT OF BOUNDS

2019-12-18T11:56:16+11:00October 11th, 2016|Categories: Review, Stage|Tags: |

Out of Bounds Written and directed by Jonathan Solomon 6 to 10 September 2016 PACT Centre for Emerging Artists     Cast: Amy Field- School Secretary Chrissie Antoniadis- School Principal Daniel Asher Smith-Teacher Jade Alex-  Beautician Morgane Stroobant-Pushy Parent Nicholas Carter- Photographer/ Real Estate Agent Reviewed by Nathan Lentern Enter the world of an exclusive [...]

HAM FUNERAL

2019-12-18T11:57:17+11:00October 10th, 2016|Categories: Review, Stage|Tags: |

Ham Funeral Written by Patrick White Directed by Ariella Stoian Tuesday 26 - Saturday 30 July 2016 PACT Centre for Emerging Artists CAST The Young Man - Mitchell Why Alma Lusty, the Landlady - Penny Day Will Lusty, The Landlord - Lynden Jones The Girl - Sonya Kerr First Relative - Dominica Nicholls Second Relative [...]

BACK TO BITE YOU

2019-12-18T12:02:22+11:00October 10th, 2016|Categories: Review, Stage|Tags: |

The Wharf Revue Back to Bite You 18 October- 23 December Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe, Phillip Scott and Katrina Retallik   The Wharf Revue has returned for another year and with an Australian election having just passed us by and an American election just around the corner there was much to discuss. Creators Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe, Phillip Scott [...]

DYSTOPIAN LEAPS WITH ALGORITHMS

2019-12-18T12:00:46+11:00May 29th, 2016|Categories: Review, Stage|Tags: |

Golem Sydney Theatre Company, in partnership with 1927. Rosalyn Packer Theatre 16-26 March 2016 Reviewed by Nathan Lentern There is a somewhat unmissable irony that a play which warns us of the sinister reach of the digital world, tells its story so effectively thanks to the faultless use of digital animations to complement the live [...]

A WISTFUL SENSE OF WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN

2019-12-18T12:00:04+11:00May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Review, Stage|Tags: |

The Importance of Being Earnest: A Trivial Comedy for Serious People Parramatta Riverside Theatre 7 February -18 March 2016 Reviewed by Nathan Lentern Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest:  A Trivial Comedy for Serious People ranks among literature's finest. Outside of the Shakespearean canon, it is reproduced more often than any other stage play [...]