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ALICE IN WONDERLAND: CURIOUSER AND WONDERFULLER

“Alice is Awesome” said Alice.  “Alice, you’re awesome” said I to Alice.

ALICE IN WONDERLAND is intergenerational theatre crafted with care and performed with joy.   It is an offering received with the love of immersion and the thrill of total involvement in a world of imagination.   And wonderfullest of all, it’s home-grown. Continue reading ALICE IN WONDERLAND: CURIOUSER AND WONDERFULLER

MARY ANNE BUTLER’S ‘BROKEN’ @ ETERNITY PLAYHOUSE DARLINGHURST

Production photography by Helen White.

BROKEN is probably the best radio play you’ll see this year.

Three actors, three microphones, palettes of practical sound effects on the floor, against a backdrop of frosted glass panels.

The space is spare, but the writing and the performances fill it up, big time.

The crisp, poetic script by Mary Anne Butler sets up a relay of inner monologue, the baton of narrative passed from each performer in a consummate synchronisation, building rich and detailed stories with each pass. Continue reading MARY ANNE BUTLER’S ‘BROKEN’ @ ETERNITY PLAYHOUSE DARLINGHURST