Sizwe Banzi is Dead
3.0★ ★ ★

Sizwe Banzi is Dead

Sizwe Banzi is Dead is a two-hander set in Port Elizabeth, written in 1972 by the South African playwright Athol Fugard in collaboration with the original cast. It kicks off with the story of Styles, an employe...
Jack Charles v The Crown
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Jack Charles v The Crown

Τhe eponymous Jack Charles is a figure who bears some resonance in Australia. Part of the Stolen Generation of Aboriginal children, Charles endured separation from his family and abuse throughout his childhood...
The Secret Life of You and Me
3.0★ ★ ★

The Secret Life of You and Me

A comprehensively autobiographical production, Lowri Evans's Secret Life is at the very least an utterly fascinating experiment. Her narrating self is both sincere and, of necessity (on-stage, spot-lit, on dis...
Rigoletto
3.0★ ★ ★

Rigoletto

Fabulous music let down by inanely abstract staging. If you go to this production prepared to shut your eyes and revel in the music, you will not be disappointed. The Coliseum has worked hard to develop what...
The Final Revelation of Sherlock Holmes
1.5★ ★

The Final Revelation of Sherlock Holmes

Although more people read Agatha Christie than they do Conan Doyle, it is his creation that is the most renowned fictional detective in the world. We like Holmes for his cleverness, his disdain of ordinariness ...
Hannah
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Hannah

The 450th anniversary of Christopher Marlowe's birth has already prompted one production of his most famous play, Doctor Faustus, in the capital this year. A little further along the river from The Rose's more ...
Cover Her Face
2.0★ ★

Cover Her Face

Cover Her Face is an adaptation of John Webster's play about a cross-class love affair, sibling rivalry and bloody revenge. It has been transposed to queer 50s London by directors Daniel Fulvio and Martin Mo...
It Just Stopped
3.0★ ★ ★

It Just Stopped

It just stopped and the world came to a halt! In an Avant-garde flat on the 47th floor, where colourful jellybeans form part of the walls’ décor, live a professional couple; Franklin (Joseph Kloska) a mu...
In Skagway
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

In Skagway

Absolutely brilliant. Archola’s new ‘In Skagway’ leaves the audience in awe of Angeline Ball (Frankie), Geraldine Alexander (May), Kathy O’Brien (T-Belle) and Natasha Starkey (Nelly)—all of whom embod...