Just about every Australian knows about “The Doll”, but not everyone has had the opportunity to see it. It is a play that has become part of Australia’s history and psyche and one that every Australian should see. Geordie Brookman admirably directs this production in the play’s 60th anniversary year, with a fine cast, all… Read more.
After fizzling out in 2013 with the deplorable Maggie Stone, The State Theatre Company of South Australia opens 2014 with a bang – Anton Chekhov’s sublime tragicomedy The Seagull. Chekhov is a Dionysian master of the human condition and those themes he explores are particularly well suited to the South Australian milieu. The Seagull examines… Read more.
Really good contemporary theatre has the potential to be quite hit and miss. Martin Crimp is a playwright that audiences will either love or hate… there is rarely anyone on the fence. In the wrong hands, this abstract and “in ya face” writer could scar many a theatregoer for life. Thankfully, nowyesnow’s latest production of… Read more.
South Australian independent theatre company nowyesnow is preparing to open UK playwright Martin Crimp’s most recent original play, The City this week. Directed by nowyesnow’s co-artistic director (and incoming Artistic Director of State Theatre Company SA), Geordie Brookman, The City is a study of our increasing isolation in an increasingly connected world. Brookman directed Crimp’s Attempts on Her… Read more.