Tag: State Theatre Company of SA

THEATRE – Creditors – The Space – 4K

This is solid and enjoyable theatre requiring of full attention if the parrying of intellectual barb and sword and the resulting expositions of strength and weakness are to be fully appreciated. 4K

THEATRE – Terrestrial – State Theatre – The Space – 3.5K

This is entertaining fare for a teenage / school audience by a talented team. 3.5K

THEATRE – Vale – State Theatre Company – Playhouse – 4K

The pace and the elements of the story are nicely sorted and the conclusion pulsating and shocking, made very good by a cast and crew who are all on their game. Mark Saturno is excellent as the self-made, not terribly bright control freak. 4K

THEATRE – Switzerland – Dunstan Playhouse – 3.5K

It’s an intense 90 minutes but the actors keep you engrossed in the banter and the belief of both their characters. 3.5K

THEATRE – 1984 – Her Majesty’s – 4.5K

This new adaptation is a visually stunning assault on the senses with the video design perhaps the highlight of the staging. 4.5K

THEATRE – Mr Burns: A Post Electric Play – State Theatre and Belvoir – The Space – 4K

Bold and ambitious and not for anything but a skilled cast and crew Mr Burns poses useful questions about the impact of current pop culture. The more one is in in tune with such shows and referencing the more this will delight. 4K

THEATRE – The Red Cross Letters – 3.5K

As uncheerful as The Red Cross Letters is, it is nonetheless another important work in the on-going commemorations of the Great War that all Australians ought to experience. 3.5K

THEATRE: The Popular Mechanicals – STCSA – Space Theatre – 4K

One of the best known comedic troupes on the stage, the Mechanicals from William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream are made even funnier in Keith Robinson and Tony Taylor’s modern revision of their story. Mixing clever wordplay, vaudevillian sketch comedy, slapstick humour, music, and more, in with the original dialogue from Shakespeare, this show is …

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THEATRE – Mortido – State Theatre – Playhouse – 3.5K

This joint State Theatre / Belvoir production is ambitious and compelling viewing sure to enthral those with a healthy passion for modern crime thrillers. 3.5K

THEATRE – Volpone (or the Fox) – Playhouse Theatre – 3.5K

Volpone and his friends present good fun theatre but reading up on the plot beforehand will help in its comprehension and appreciation. 3.5K