Hibernation, State Theatre’s engaging and theatrically inventive new play, is not only a wake-up call about the climate crisis, it reminds us that to fix the planet we really have to fix ourselves.
This accomplished set may be mostly Marlene Dietrich – with mash-ups of Kylie and Madonna – but it is all Kim David Smith at his mercurial best.
State Theatre’s exuberant and entertaining new production is set in a small rural town where nothing changes, but change is overdue. Five women from Appleton chew through some timely questions about fairness, opportunity and gender equity.
Overflowing with wit and mercurial polemic, Watchlist at The Bakehouse is an ambitious comedy with a sharp message.
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.