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REVIEW: H.M.S. Pinafore

It’s always fun to see an actor steal a production, as Thomas Campbell does in the opening scene to Hayes Theatre’s giddy and hilarious new production of H.M.S. Pinafore. This is one of the most delightful and popular of Gilbert and Sullivan’s light operas; it’s a great moment when an audience collectively thinks, You know, […]

REVIEW: The Moors

It’s one of the highlight events of Mardi Gras Central at the Seymour Centre, and deservedly so. Jen Silverman’s hilarious gothic farce, a cryptic homage to the Bronte sisters, is witty, camp, slightly titillating, and loads of fun. In a manor house on the moors somewhere in England, live two sisters, Agatha (Romy Bartz) and […]

Misterman

The Irish playwriting tradition of presenting the world with the odd and wonderful continues with Misterman. Written by Enda Walsh, the play premiered in 1999 and after several permutations it will be making it's Australian premiere at the Old Fitz. Referencing the grand old men of Irish theatre, Misterman is 'off-the-wall'. Directed by Kate Gaul and […]