A good night at the theatre, performed by a terrific cast of three, although the production has no clear political target.
Dr Jonathan W. Marshall
Dr Jonathan W. Marshall is an academic and arts critic currently based at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Edith Cowan University.
Articles by Dr Jonathan W. Marshall
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