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REVIEW: Dinner by Moira Buffini | BSSTC

Heath Ledger Theatre

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

A vengeful host cooks up something dreadful for a dinner party and the guests get their just deserts; this tried and true formula for drama has been worked into more than a few scripts over the years, so it’s certainly not unfamiliar territory. 72 more words


INTERVIEW: DINNER with Alison Van Reeken

No live lobsters will be harmed in the making of Black Swan State Theatre’s upcoming production of Moira Buffini’s Dinner, according to Alison Van Reeken. Van Reeken plays Wynnein the production, an artist who also happens to be a vegetarian and animal rights lobbyist, so her character would be happy to know that BSSTC is doing its best to keep the show humane. 80 more words

Black Swan State Theatre Company

Venus in Fur

Here’s a piece of dinner-party trivia for you: the term “masochism” came from the name of an Austrian writer, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, who was renowned in the late 19th century for writing about sexual relationships of power and dominance, which at the time was incredibly controversial. 1,174 more words



The Queensland Theatre Company and Black Swan State Theatre Company celebrated the end of 2014 with hit performance GASP! by Ben Elton. 103 more words

Brisbane Weekender

REVIEW: Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23rd Floor | Black Swan State Theatre

Black Swan State Theatre Company and director Kate Cherry have hit one out of the park with their production of Neil Simon’s Laughter on the 23rd Floor.  89 more words


REVIEW: As You Like It | Black Swan State Theatre

Director Roger Hodgman takes us from the Heath Ledger Theatre into the Forest of Arden for Black Swan’sproduction of Shakespeare’s As You Like It.  173 more words