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Dream Home @ The Ensemble

Inset Pic- HaiHa Le and Guy Edmonds as Dana and Paul. Featured Pic- Libby Munro as Colette and Guy Edmonds as Paul. Pics by Clare Hawley

Presented by Ensemble, DREAM HOME is the latest offering from David Williamson. Someone I met at the show  compared Williamson’s comedies to seventies sitcoms: funny, if a little predictable and out of date. I have to admit, that was a perfect description, all the play needed was a laugh track.

The premise of a young couple buying their first apartment in Sydney is promising, but some of the antics that follow are what you would expect: neighbours from hell starting petty disputes over car spaces, and frisky neighbours who are looking for a little on the side. Paul (Guy Edmonds) and his pregnant wife Dana (HaiHa Le) are barely settled in their new home when the other residents of the apartment block come knocking, much to their annoyance. When one neighbour leaves, another quickly takes their place, with the couple never getting a moment to themselves.

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