An acerbic two-hander interrogating class, privilege, and power in art and storytelling.
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
An energetic work of impressive scope and scale, exploring human connectedness and the power of the collective.
Review: The Neighbourhood (La Boite Theatre Company and Multicultural Australia, in association with Empire Theatres)
A moving and memorable piece of theatre traversing a range of forms to tell stories of home, hope and belonging.
Despite being written and set in the 1980s, David Williamson’s rapid-fire satire remains a relevant critique of affluence and art.
A stirring adaptation of Sophocles’ tragedy, galvanised by exceptional performances from its two leading actors.
A glittering new musical comedy about a poorly understood and often underestimated force of nature – teenage girls in love.
Steven Oliver’s new play about family grief and human connection balances heartbreak and humour beautifully.
A dramatic comedy that interrogates a marriage and asks questions about idealism, privilege, and hypocrisy in middle class Australia.
An urgent, honest, and unmissable debut play from a fierce new Australian voice.
Shakespeare’s star-cross’d lovers return to the stage with a few modern touches.
Expressions Dance Company serves up a second helping of this award-winning work by former AD Natalie Weir.
Queensland Theatre opens its 2019 season with an unforgettable production of Arthur Miller’s award-winning classic.
The stage adaptation of Hitchcock’s spy thriller strikes a balance between suspense and slapstick in its Queensland premiere season.