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Hilary Binks on Four Letter Word Theatre’s “Live Acts On Stage”: Cruel Goddesses and Horny Mortals

October 1, 2013


In a world with Clive Palmer, Vladimir Putin and a hipster Pope, it seems fitting to reflect on a mythology revolving around petty and insane deities.  Four Letter Word Theatre’s revision of Live Acts On Stage is a beautiful and unashamedly confronting piece. I left wanting to flip through my copies of Homer and Euripides, […]

Emma Conley: The Light and Shade of “The Wild Party”

August 2, 2013


My name is Emma and I am . . . not fond of musicals. However, a trip to the Revolt Artspace in Kensington to see Four Letter Word Theatre’s production of The Wild Party made me reconsider everything I’ve previously thought about the musical genre and I can honestly say I had a really great […]

A Little Jarring: “Titus Andronicus” by Hilary Binks

March 10, 2013


Four Letter Word Theatre certainly took a bit of a risk in choosing Titus Andronicus, a play renowned in literary scholarship for being one of Shakespeare’s “worst”.  Fun fact: T.S. Elliot has described Titus as “one of the stupidest and most uninspired plays ever written.” Essentially, Titus is often written off as an early attempt […]

Horseplay: Four Letter Word Theatre’s “Equus” by Hilary Binks

January 12, 2013


My initial familiarity with Peter Shaffer’s award-winning play, Equus, was heavily influenced by trashy celebrity mags, and could be summarized by the following: #danielradcliffe #naked #horsesaresexy. Four Letter Word Theatre’s opening performance of Equus, directed by Shannon Loughnane, could not have  further dashed those inadequate expectations. The play centres on child psychiatrist Martin Dysart (Christopher Runciman) and his latest […]