In 90 engaging minutes, writer and performer Jonathan Biggins’ Gospel brings us not just a fascinating study of Paul Keating, but an account of a transformative time in Australian political history.
Independent Theatre returns with an energetic revival of a comic farce with a heart of kindness – as three wily convicts become Christmas angels for a family facing financial ruin.
A young Australian man visiting Moscow hooks up with a Russian tourist guide but it emerges that each has his own secrets and agenda, as playwright Angus Cameron’s wryly engaging thriller takes us through a labyrinth of misrepresentation. ★★★★ ½
After infant Tom pushed a little girl because he didn’t want to be hugged, “he became That Boy”, his mother recalls, “and I became That Mother.” Martha Lott powerfully describes the lonely challenges of parenting a turbulent child when everyone else has given up. ★★★★
Two friends are cast in a school production of The Comedy of Errors. One is Greg Fleet, the other Ian Darling. One took the high road, the other the low. Forty years later they ponder where life has taken them – and which road was which. ★★★★
The sea wall, described in this show, is a massive, unexpected chasm under the ocean, deceptively near the shore. In this tightly-scripted monologue, husband and father Alex (splendidly played by Renato Musolino) explores his own dark abyss after a freakish accident. ★★★★★