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The Cherry Orchard

Lucia Mastrantone plays the eccentric Charlotte in The Cherry Orchard, her first Chekhov role. She says, “She is the lost yet self-sufficient person who is unattached to land or family or bloodlines. She is adaptable, unlike the family she is working for, because she just moves on if she has to. However, she has a loneliness […]

REVIEW: The Harp In The South

The stage of Roslyn Packer Theatre is transformed into the working-class world of Ruth Park’s iconic The Harp In The South trilogy. Adapted by Kate Mulvany as a two-part play and directed by Kip Williams, the world premiere of The Harp In The South is truly an epic for all involved with a run time of over six hours […]


Jonathan Biggins’ latest play for the Sydney Theatre Company looks at how the ubiquity of digital media has caused a blurring of lines between entertainment and editorial, news and gossip. Talk references some well-known (read notorious) identities and stories to create a fictitious but easily recognisable drama/farce that provides plenty of laughs while delivering sobering […]