Highly acclaimed American playwright David Mamet is a blogger over on Ariana Huffington’s empire of the left. When I was first perusing the ‘Huffington Post’ (Ariana Huffington, one of few people to name a ‘newspaper’ after themselves and get away … Continued
4:48 Psychosis is Sarah Kane's final play in a body of work that changed the UK/international theatre landscape of the 90's and continues to grow as new companies and directors explore her language and drama.
Mitchell and Crimp took enormous liberties with the text and in this instance I thought it worked to everyone’s advantage.
The very idea of distilling thousands of years of human evolution into a two hour performance is itself a critique of the writing and presentation of history.
Benedetti asks us to rethink Sarah Kane’s writing one more time, so that maybe now, in light of our times, we can understand a different side of her.
What makes ...Sisters great theatre is its gleeful exploitation of theatre's transience.
There was a sense of clarity in London today, heightened by a cold wind and a crisp silence. No streams of traffic, no hustle and bustle, nothing but a chance to see this city in its naked splendour. I stopped … Continued
It’s a production without concept, in which the actors feverishly juggling words, words, words keep revealing brilliant new facets of a familiar text, then tossing them away with spendthrift unconcern.
Understanding the ‘subtext’ of a play is to grapple with the tacit language of metaphor, understatement, pause and silence.
The Ecstatic Bible is a 436 page epic in 30 "chapters". The six-hour epic premiered at the 2000 Adelaide Festival