Romantic comedies are a staple of cinema, but it is rare to find a truly enchanting equivalent in the theatre. Luckily, Belvoir has brought back double bill The Dog / The Cat, an onstage rom-com that sparkles. In two 40 minute plays, loosely tied together by the titular pets in each, the bill examines modern… Read more.
A sense of delight is unfolding nightly in The Dog/The Cat, a new double bill comprised of a play by Brendan Cowell (The Dog) and one by Lally Katz (The Cat). Gently, thematically related, this is a double bill done right: a sweet, complementary marriage of theatrical storytelling. Ralph Myers, Belvoir’s outgoing artistic director, both directs… 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.