Theatre Reviews & Interviews from Sydney, Australia (and a little bit further afield).
Written by Laneikka Denne. Belvoir St Theatre Downstairs. 25a 22 Feb – 11 Mar, 2023. Read my full review on The Queer Review.
Sex Magick ★★★★
Written by Nicholas Brown. Griffin Theatre Company. 17 Feb – 25 Mar, 2023. Part of Sydney WorldPride. Read my review over on The Queer Review.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes ★★★1/2
Music by Jule Styne. Lyrics by Leo Robin. Book by Anita Loos and Joseph Fields. Hayes Theatre. 16 Feb – 18 Mar, 2023 Read the full review on The Queer Review.
Opera Up Late ★★★★
Dame Joan Sutherland Theatre. Sydney Opera House. 18 & 23 Feb, 2023. Part of Sydney WorldPride 2023. Read my full review on The Queer Review.
The Resistance ★★★★
Written by Kip Chapman. Australian Premiere. Australian Theatre for Young People. Rebel Wilson Theatre. 16 Feb – 11 Mar, 2023. Plays about the climate crisis have tended to be didactic and dull so far. It’s hard to make drama about a slow-moving disaster coming our way. The Resistance at ATYP turns focus onto the youth…
Written by Elias Jamieson Brown. Siren Theatre Co and Seymour Centre in association with Sydney WorldPride. World Premiere. 15 Feb – 4 Mar, 2023. Read my full review on The Queer Review.
Blessed Union ★★★★★
Written by Maeve Marsden. World Premiere. Belvoir St Theatre 11 Feb – 11 Mar, 2023 Read my full review on The Queer Review.
Big Screen, Small Queen (Everything I Didn’t Learn in Film School) ★★★★
Created & performed by Etcetera Etcetera. World Premiere. KXT King’s Cross. 11 – 23 Feb, 2023. Read my full review over on The Queer Review. And read my interview with Etcetera Etcetera here.
Queer Screen’s Mardi Gras Film Festival 2023
I’m reviewing films at Queer Screen’s Mardi Gras Film Festival 2023 for The Queer Review, so this page will be updated as new reviews go live. I’ve also included the films reviewed by other reviewers (clearly labelled) at The Queer Review to help make this a centralised hub. Feb 18 – Goran Stolevski/Of An Age…
Hubris & Humiliation ★★★★
Written by Lewis Treston. World Premiere. Sydney Theatre Company. Jan 20 – Mar 4, 2023 Read my full review over on The Queer Review