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April De Angelis’ Jumpy @ The Drama Theatre

Inset pic- Brenna Harding and Jane Turner. Featured pic- Pics by Brett Boardman

Fraught mother and daughter relationships have  been a rich source of material for scriptwriters for a very long time. Many will recall the multi-Academy Award winning Terms of Endearment featuring Shirley MacLaine and Debra Winger.

Prominent British playwright April De Angelis dives into this very deep well with her play JUMPY. A hit when it was first performed on the West End in 2011,  the script is currently in the process of being developed into a mainstream television series.

Sydney theatregoers currently have the opportunity to  see this very clever play’s Australian premiere production at the Sydney Opera House. Continue reading April De Angelis’ Jumpy @ The Drama Theatre

RUPERT @ Theatre Royal

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Inset Pic- Jane Turner and James Cromwell. Featured pic- Guy Edmonds, James Cromwell and Danielle Cormack. Pics by James Morgan

“Headless body found in topless bar” is just one of many tabloid newspaper headlines created during the long life of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, now brought vividly to life in the Melbourne Theatre Company’s production of David Williamson’s play RUPERT, directed by Lee Lewis.

Williamson’s play has been written very much as a documentary. It charts the extraordinary journey that has been Rupert’s life thus far. Continue reading RUPERT @ Theatre Royal