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Arts Fest Review: The Tragical Life of Cheeseboy

Monday, 15 March 2010, 10:44 am | Richard Thomson

For me, Cheeseboy blasted off in a similar universe to the one the Little Prince lived in, as imagined by Lemony Snicket; but in fact writer Finegan Kruckmeyer upstages us all by claiming to have got the story off the queen of the Rumanian gypsies. More >>

Arts Festival Review: T.E.O.R.E.M.A.T.

Sunday, 14 March 2010, 2:02 pm | Richard Thomson

The 1960s were a highwater mark for the kind of glacially-paced and existentially introspective cinema that hardly anyone makes – or watches – any more, and no one made those movies quite like the Italians: think of directors such as Visconti, ... More >>

Arts Festival Review: Mary Stuart

Sunday, 28 February 2010, 2:51 pm | Richard Thomson

Friedrich Schiller's reputation as one of the great European playwrights is, on the basis of this adaptation by David Harrower, well deserved. Here, the death of Mary Stuart is imagined as a struggle between two sixteenth-century queens, Mary and Elizabeth, ... More >>

Arts Festival Review: Sound of Silence

Saturday, 27 February 2010, 10:50 pm | Richard Thomson

A stocky woman dressed in a scarf, blue frock, brown socks and sturdy shoes pulls off the top of a large glass jar and out comes . . . Simon and Garfunkel: Here's to you, Mrs Robinson. More >>

Arts Festival Review: Trial of the Cannibal Dog

Wednesday, 5 March 2008, 1:15 pm | Richard Thomson

The Trial of the Cannibal Dog Composed by Matthew Suttor Libretto by John Downie Directed by Christian Penny More >>

Arts Festival Review: Te Karakia

Friday, 29 February 2008, 2:18 pm | Richard Thomson

Te Karakia by Albert Belz directed by David O'Donnell 27–29 February, 1–4 March at Downstage More >>

 

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