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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


REVIEW: The Lighthouse Girl | Black Swan State Theatre Company

The Lighthouse Girl

Review by Susie Conte


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


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

Once in Royal David’s City

Review by Rhys Tarling


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


REVIEW: Tartuffe | Black Swan State Theatre Company


Review by Rhys Tarling


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


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

Clinton: The Musical

Reviewed by Cicely Binford


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


INTERVIEW: 7 Questions with Brendan Hanson for Clinton: The Musical

It’s American presidential election time, and has been for what seems like years already. If you’ve been following the election coverage and still can’t get enough Clinton, Black Swan State Theatre presents the perfect opportunity for you to walk down memory lane and take an irreverent look at the… 676 more words


REVIEW: The Caucasian Chalk Circle | BSSTC and National Theatre of China

Review by Susie Conte


An exciting collaboration between Black Swan State Theatre Company and the National Theatre of China comes to fruition this week with… 749 more words