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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 […]

Managing Ambition: …Until Monstrous’s “Hotel”

May 27, 2013


Keen experimentation is a luxury of student theatre; when there’s a safe space for exploration, why not go to the very reaches of imagination and ability? Josiah Lulham and Clancy Moore’s Hotel is a lesson in ambition; the show is both a celebration of adventure and a warning about managing conceptual experimentation. The concept is this: one […]

Shakespeare among the Rubble: Union House Theatre’s “Third Person”

May 25, 2013


Third Person is set in the ruins of Berlin in 1946, quite literally among the rubble of broken furniture and buildings. The city has been “cut up like a cake” after the fall of the Third Reich and tensions are starkly visible as lines of soldiers file through the Berliners scrounging among the ruins. With […]

Jasmine Griffiths Reviews Blank Slate’s “Aussie Rules”

May 15, 2013


Writer/Director Andrew Keegan’s satire Aussie Rules, takes a wry look at Australian culture and identity while observing the hypocrisy of what we perceive to be the “Aussie” way of life. Genuinely funny comedy is incredibly difficult to write. Satire is even harder—it has to be clever, sophisticated AND funny. Aussie Rules doesn’t quite reach this […]

Free Stuff: WIN a Double Pass to Blank Slate’s “Aussie Rules”!

May 11, 2013


You’re Dripping Egg, in association with Blank Slate, is giving away ONE FREE DOUBLE PASS to Blank Slate’s exciting new production, Aussie Rules! One lucky reader can win a seat for them and a mate at the Aussie Rules opening night, Tuesday 14 May. Just email by MIDNIGHT on Sunday 12 May and answer […]

!!WIN!! A Double Pass to Tonight’s Performance of FLW Theatre’s “In The Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)”!

May 3, 2013


Thanks to FLW Theatre, a lucky YDE reader can win a FREE double pass to tonight’s performance  (Friday 3rd May) of IN THE NEXT ROOM (OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY)! This fun, fabulous show is not to be missed! Just email us ( your full name and tell us in 25 words or less about your […]