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17th Season - Cock by Mike Barlett

Cock  by Mike Bartlett

June 20 – July 20, 2014

The Black Box at 54 West Church Street

Cock is the complex story of what happens to John when he takes a break from the troubled relationship he has with his boyfriend. 70 more words

Mad Cow Theatre

My Favourite Television Show You've Never Heard Of: Republic of Doyle

You guys! No sooner do I get all flibbertigibberty and talk about the weather and take a long lunch and try to get off the hamster wheel for five minutes than Corporate World comes crashing down and I have to work late and get stressed out about things that I can’t control. 146 more words

Imaginary Boyfriends

Maple and Vine

In Maple and Vine by Jordan Harrison it is hard to imagine too more different couples.  Katha and Ryu are busy, depressed, and slowly being crushed under the weight of their high stress New York jobs.  391 more words

All the World's a Stage and All the Men and Women Merely Players

I wanted to begin this blog post with a quote but I am struggling. William Shakespeare was a literary genius and I am finding it impossible to pick a favourite quote to open with so I’ve dotted pictorial versions throughout this post for your viewing delight. 1,004 more words


In the beginning … were words

Also at the recent 2014 Playwriting Festival at the NSW Writers’ Centre I spoke in a session In the beginning was the word, along with Kit Brookman and Katie Pollock, chaired by fellow 7-ONer Hilary Bell. 928 more words


Introduce your kids to Shakespeare!

Being that today is Shakespeare’s birthday, why not use that as an excuse to introduce your kids to Shakespeare? Not sure where to start? You’re in luck, because I’m bout to give you a guide! 188 more words

Other Musings

Happy Birthday, Shakespeare!

In keeping with this week’s “Classics” theme, I’m toasting Shakespeare’s 450th birthday with a glass of Chardonnay!

Instead of music as background noise today at work, I listened tons of incredible lectures on Shakespeare’s life and works throughout the day in celebration.   155 more words