Director Robert Kimber has said the theme of the play can be encapsulated in the idea of ‘moving on’ but at the same time we can never know where the next journey may take us. Time is of the essence in the play as is the existential question of time being seen subjectively by each of us.
Caligula (Gaius Julius Caesar Germanicus) was the third Emperor of the Roman Empire known for supposedly sleeping with all his sisters, executing landowners to take control of their lands, closing granaries to cause starvation and taking the wives of his senators and putting them into brothels (when he wasn't killing their children). Also, he reputedly had conversations with the moon and adored his horse so much that he was going to make it a member of the Roman Senate.
Done in one 75-minute sitting, its plot centres on the horror of a child accused of murdering a toddler. Did she do it? And if she did, what were the reasons?
John Hinton is a talented performer, seamlessly changing character through body language and accents. For most of the time he portrays Marie Curie wearing a 19th century style black and glowing green dress – in honour of her discovery of radium.
How to sum up Flesh And Bone: Shakespeare meets the East Enders whilst communicating with Steven Berkoff and everyone goes 'totally mental'.
Love Letters To The Public Transport System is, in reality, a love letter to well constructed storytelling. Molly Taylor takes her audience on a journey examining how public transport, can lead us not only geographically to our destination, but can impact hugely on our destiny and fate.
Written in 1971 whilst in prison, Vaclav Havel regarded this as the weakest of his plays. After seeing it again in 2007 he decided he actually liked the play because of the way it was performed.
Two teenage girls try to fit into the popular surfie crowd in 1970s Australia and, in doing so, discover the pitfalls of growing up.
Based on the 90’s British sitcom of the exact same title, Men Behaving Badly focuses on London-based flatmates Gary and Tony and their male misbehaviour and troublesome adventures, and their long-suffering partners Dorothy and Deborah.
The White House Murder Case is unnervingly topical for a play that first saw the light of day in 1970. Set in 2020, it prophesies the outlandish concept of Americans fighting in a war on foreign soil, whilst having little or no idea of the reasons for the conflict.
There’s a lot more to this political thriller than a tale of two quibbling siblings. Hannie Rayson's play runs like a televised current affairs report, showing the underside of Australian politics.
'Two Brothers' may be the most politically controversial Australian play of the last 25 years. It created a media cyclone when it was first produced by the Melbourne Theatre Company.
Everyone has insecurities, some more than others; this short production explores the deepest of these: the fear of meeting new people
Australian playwright David Mence’s rambunctious Shakespearian mash-up continues the story of Macbeth from the point at which Shakespeare finished his play.
It’s not always the case in the Fringe but Stories in the Dark did exactly what it said on the box.
Well-known South Australian radio personality Peter Goers puts on an amusing one-man show that details a humorous commentary on the culture of Adelaide.
Award winning Australian actor, Brett Brown, plays Shakespeare's hero King in a bold one-man adaption of the classic play.
Set in Kobane in 1914 'Angel' tells of the advance of ISIS on this small town and the journey of one young farm girl.
David Williamson's Australian classic, 'Don's Party' has spawned a sequel, 'Don Parties On' in which Gillard and Abbott get a serve this time round.
Following their sellout season of Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, Holden Street Theatres' resident theatre company Red Phoenix return with the Adelaide premiere of David Williamson's Don Parties On.