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REVIEW: The Eisteddfod | BSSTC

The Eisteddfod

Review by Cicely Binford

24.6.2017

From the mind of playwright Lally Katz comes a piece about a pair of siblings who live in an isolated world of fiction and friction in  661 more words

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REVIEW: Endgame | BSSTC

Endgame

Review by Cicely Binford

31.5.2017

Samuel Beckett, without a doubt, is one of the greats of modern theatre – and so it must be with a fair bit of sangfroid that a director would take on one of his most important plays,  638 more words

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The linger of life lessons

Once in Royal David’s City (Queensland Theatre and Black Swan State Theatre Company)

QPAC, The Playhouse

April 22 – May 14

If theatre is about making you think about life, then former QTC Artist Director Michael Gow’s “Once in Royal David’s City” (his first play in seven years) is theatre at its best as it takes audiences on a beautiful and emotional journey through life’s phases of hearing, living and telling stories, in exploration of what gives our life vulnerability, but also meaning. 718 more words

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REVIEW: The Lighthouse Girl | Black Swan State Theatre Company

The Lighthouse Girl

Review by Susie Conte

29.4.2017

A light flashing across the diamond leadlight backdrop. The sound of a whale breaching. A mournful tune sung by the cast. 675 more words

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REVIEW: Once in Royal David's City | Black Swan State Theatre Company & Queensland Theatre

Once in Royal David’s City

Review by Rhys Tarling

29.3.2017

Throughout Michael Gow‘s Once in Royal David’s City, I couldn’t help but draw comparisons to Alejandro Innaritu’s 2014 film… 610 more words

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REVIEW: Tartuffe | Black Swan State Theatre Company

Tartuffe

Review by Rhys Tarling

25.10.16

By any measure, Tartuffe is an unqualified success: the contemporary spin heightens the comedy, the set design (Richard Roberts… 575 more words

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REVIEW: Clinton: The Musical | Black Swan State Theatre Company

Clinton: The Musical

Reviewed by Cicely Binford

1.9.16

Ain’t politics grand? It’s “show business for ugly people,” say the Hodge Brothers, in one of the first of their many cutting observations in  606 more words

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