An award-winning new Australian play by Steve Pirie offers an insight into the funeral industry.
Elise Lawrence is a freelance writer and caffeine-based life form currently living in Brisbane, Australia. Her writing has been published in Limelight, Mous Magazine, Kyoto Journal and Hot Chicks with Big Brains, among others, and she blogs about her new home city at Backstreet Brisbane.
Articles by Elise Lawrence
A pleasant sunset cruise with a pop-up performance, an art installation and a soundscape were each enjoyable in their own right but there was little transition between them.
Dead Puppet Society’s space opera immerses audiences in a new kind of theatrical storytelling.
This new stage adaptation captures the big heart of Dalton's much-loved book and delivers it with inventive stagecraft and cinematic flair.
Dead Puppet Society's new production Ishmael is a contemporary reimagining of Herman Melville's Moby Dick, set 1000 years in the future in outer space.
La Boite’s CAESAR pulls apart not only Shakespeare’s text, but the process and shortcomings of theatre making itself.
An impressive adaptation, but Taming of the Shrew leaves its promise to “rescue this classic love story from the clutches of controversy” unfulfilled.
A raunchy romantic comedy tackling big ideas, themes and power structures.
A fast-paced, emotionally gripping work examining the dynamics of power in parenting and relationships.
A celebration of community, shared humanity, and the beauty of an ordinary life.
An incredibly moving and visually delightful work about family, empathy and memory.
An acerbic two-hander interrogating class, privilege, and power in art and storytelling.
An energetic work of impressive scope and scale, exploring human connectedness and the power of the collective.