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ART FOR ART’S SAKE

‘Art for Art’s Sake’ by Sage Godrei

ART FOR ART’S SAKE examines the role of art and performance in the world, a fitting subject for a Sydney Fringe production. This short play shows glimpses of an artist’s life. The scenes of a film school class, dealing with galleries and working in a mundane job are amusing and insightful. There is an interesting narrative about a father advising his artistic daughter not to waste her life like he did pursuing an artistic dream. He suggests she should be like her brother and follow him in the corporate world. Continue reading ART FOR ART’S SAKE

THE ROUGH HEWN THEATRE TROUPE presents JIGSAWS @ STAR OF THE SEA MANLY

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Jennifer Rogers debut play JIGSAWS was first performed at the Hole in the Wall theatre, Leederville, Western Australia in February 1988. Rogers is a journalist by profession. In an interview that she gave to promote the play she said, “I want to show women as they really are; as funny, bright, interesting, brave human beings who bring immense strength and compassion into one another’s lives.”

This is an optimistic comedy/drama play is about three generations of the one dysfunctional family. The setting is Gran’s house, the home of frail matriarch Emma, and her sister Nelly. Starting from Christmas afternoon, where they are joined by three other family members, JIGSAWS spans the course of the summer holiday season.   Continue reading THE ROUGH HEWN THEATRE TROUPE presents JIGSAWS @ STAR OF THE SEA MANLY