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Three Arts Projects. "3 Dark Tales". Theatre O, "Kayassine". Les Arts Sauts and "Hopeless Games". fabrik Potsdam & DO Theatre [review]
(Adelaide Review, 2002-03)
Theatre O from the UK is a hypermobile company which uses the signature performance techniques of Ecole Jacques Lecoq in Paris. Their Edinburgh Festival hit, "3 Dark Tales" is one of three international productions being ...
Another Country. "Despoiled Shore", "Medeamaterial" and "Landscape with Argonauts". The Border Project [review]
(Adelaide Review, 2002-07)
The Border Project is a new company committed, you might say, to pushing the boundaries. And with their first venture, based on the texts of German writer Heiner Muller, they have taken on the themes of exile, persecution ...
End of Seasoning. "Salt" by Peta Murray. State Theatre Company [review]
(Adelaide Review, 2002-12)
The State Theatre slogan for 2003 promises to spice up our lives. In fact the culinary metaphor already applies. For their final production this year the company has chosen "Salt", a work by Peta Murray about mothers, ...
Enquiring Minds. "The Anatomy Lesson of Doctor Ruysch" by Hilary Bell. Vitalstatistix. "Copenhagen" by Michael Frayn. Sydney Theatre Company [review]
(Adelaide Review, 2002-10)
While these are two very different productions - they are a world apart in theatrical style - they share a common reflection about what happens when Science Goes Wrong. Or do I mean: too Far, or too Weird, or when it ...
Drawn From Out Twilight. 'Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge' by Mem Fox. Windmill Performing Arts Company [review]
(The Australian, 2002-07-08)
In its premiere production the newly formed Windmill Performing Arts Company has created a sheer delight for audiences of any age. Creative Producer, Cate Fowler has been a leading figure in the development of quality ...
Charming Picture Books Spring To Life. 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Fish' by Eric Carle. Windmill Performing Arts [review]
(The Australian, 2002-10-04)
Windmill Director Cate Fowler describes Twinkle Twinkle Little Fish as a production which was determined to be born. Commissioned for the 1998 Out of the Box Festival in Brisbane, it nearly stayed in its box when ACT based ...
Devilish Toll of Nuclear Testing. "The Career Highlights of Mamu" by Trevor Jamieson and Scott Rankin. Black Swan Theatre Company [review]
(The Australian, 2002-03-04)
This production is brimming with material and the participants create a memorable living history with candour and great dignity. Trevor Jamieson has imagined a terrific project. It is astutely anti-theatrical and a marvellous ...
Star of the Big Picture Show. 'Scenes From an Execution' by Howard Barker. State Theatre Company of South Australia [review]
(The Australian, 2002-10-07)
The execution referred to in Howard Barker’s play, written for radio in 1983 and first fully staged in 1989, is not a death, but the creation of a painting. But the painting is about death, the slaughter in the Battle of ...
Subverted Melodrama. "My Life, My Love" by Pat Rix. Tutti Ensemble Holdfast Choir, State Theatre Company of South Australia and State Opera [review]
(The Australian, 2002-03-08)
My Life, My Love is a melodramatic tale that would make even Dickens blush but, lifted by the enthusiasm of the performers, it subverts much of its own earnestness.