Another penetrating tour de force from an auteur director, this thrilling production demands and delivers in equal kind.
Kate Prendergast is a writer, reviewer and creative cobbler based in Sydney. Her writing has been published in The Lifted Brow, Audrey Journal, Limelight, Overland and Time Out. She interviews authors and manages socials for Roaring Stories Bookshop in Balmain, Sydney.
Articles by Kate Prendergast
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This production attempts to update the themes and speak their relevance to an Australian audience, but doesn't quite succeed.
This latest iteration never rose above the moderately amusing, though many fans in the audience clearly enjoyed every minute.