A play that subtly presents an alternative model of what might make Australia a mature nation.
Dr Jonathan W. Marshall
Assoc. Prof. 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
This three-hander about the infamous colour bar in several WA settlements is one of the company's best.
A compelling, timely drama, if underdeveloped.
Experimental and improvised music festival Audible Edge has retained much of its rough-and-ready community origins, whilst growing in scale and significance.
Celebrating the vinyl record from the Velvet Underground to Cat Hope.
With a bit of trimming and a more energetic, full-voiced realisation of the songs and the text, this piece would shine.
The fragile beauty of memory and the absurdist comedy of the office.
This theatrical conceit has some rich ideas but falls short of orbit.
A wonderfully rendered (if perhaps over-faithful) staging of Sondheim’s masterpiece of a black satire.
From gorgeously ornate audiovisual storytelling, to endlessly inventive rough theatre.
Drab reality recrafted into a dream-world rich, strange, and tragic.