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GOOD LUCK SHE WHISPERED: STUPID F***ING BIRD.

Production photography: © Bob Seary

STUPID FUCKING BIRD was written by Aaron Posner, an American playwright with a penchant for re-imagining classics like Twain and Chekhov.  It was first produced in 2013 at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington.

So far, so good. Makes sense, yeah?

Now… it is based on, and has a dissonance of characters from, THE SEAGULL.

Goood. Easy so far.

This play contemporises and distils Chekhov’s remonstrances about art, making art, consuming art and critiquing art. Continue reading GOOD LUCK SHE WHISPERED: STUPID F***ING BIRD.

THE LADEN TABLE : A BIG ISSUE PLAY @ THE INTIMATE KINGS X THEATRE

Dinner is waiting. Come with an open heart and mind to the resplendent, heavily laden table. This production by bAKEHOUSE Theatre company is superb, beautifully crafted, written and acted by a largish, strong cast of twelve and is sensitively directed by Suzanne Millar.

Be warned, this production is quite intense and divisive and features explosive inter-generational and racist remarks and quarrels.

THE LADEN TABLE is set in Sydney, right now, and is extremely timely, making us question our own faiths, principles and beliefs. From ‘both sides’ we  hear a plea for understanding. Continue reading THE LADEN TABLE : A BIG ISSUE PLAY @ THE INTIMATE KINGS X THEATRE