‘Unconditional’ was revealing.
Theatre like this is life-affirming: it reflects ourselves in all our glory. Flawed, lost and constantly seeking love from those around us. It was all at once painful and beautiful.
‘Singin’ In The Rain: In Concert’ was glistening.
Prospero Art’s ‘Singin’ in the Rain: In Concert’ was a testament to how powerful simplicity and focus on performance can be in theatre. The stripped-back presentation allowed the substantial talent of the cast and musicians to shine through.
‘The Call & The Human Voice’ was soulful.
Opera Queensland has produced a cutting-edge performance that challenges what audiences think opera can be and gives a momentous opportunity for stories of true humanity to be told on a grand scale.
‘Mistero Buffo’ was wayfaring.
Presented at Metro Arts, ‘Mistero Buffo’ takes a step into the absurd to explore the role of the storyteller across the ages.
‘Holding Achilles’ was transformative.
QPAC’s Playhouse stage was transported into the grandiose mythical world of ‘The Illiad’ for Dead Puppet Society and Legs On The Wall’s ‘Holding Achilles’.
‘Robyn Archer: An Australian Songbook’ was poignant. When the very presence of Australian theatre icon, Robyn Archer, is enough to provoke cheers…