Queensland Theatre Company

Hydra (State Theatre Company and Queensland Theatre) ★★★

Ben Brooker
03 May 2019

There are few really good plays or films about writers. Our craft, unlike those of painters or musicians, does not seem to lend itself to the visual or aural mediums. There is nothing to l More

Death of a Salesman (Queensland Theatre) ★★★★1/2

Bronwyn Lea
18 February 2019

Miller’s intention in writing the play, he recalls in his autobiography, TimebendsMore

Hedda (Queensland Theatre Company) ★★★★

Maggie Haining
19 November 2018

One of the quandaries facing contemporary adaptations of classics is the risk of the story being lost in a translation, which can isolate the work from the original culture and text. Melis More

Nearer the Gods (Queensland Theatre Company) ★★★★1/2

Maggie Haining
16 October 2018

Nearer the Gods, the new play from David Williamson, has been described as ‘a big departure’ from his wonted repertoire of Australian middle-class studies. It departs from con More

Scenes from a Marriage (Queensland Theatre) ★★★★

Bronwyn Lea
20 November 2017

Famous couples from literature – from Romeo and Juliette to Bridget Jones and Mark Darcy – have enacted storylines built around rituals of courtship and the obstacles they face on the More

Noises Off (Queensland Theatre and Melbourne Theatre Company) ★★★★

Bronwyn Lea
13 June 2017

If you’ve done your homework and you think the answer to the ‘ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything’ is 42, you’d be wrong. You’ve read the wrong book. The actu More

Ladies in Black (Queensland Theatre) ★★★

Stephanie Van Schilt
10 March 2017

On a balmy night in Melbourne this week, large numbers of well-dressed women descended on the Regent Theatre for the opening night performance of Ladies in Black. The blockbu More

Ben Brooker reviews 'Black Diggers' (Queensland Theatre Company) and 'Rotunda' (New Zealand Dance Company)

Ben Brooker
11 May 2015

Black Diggers (three stars), written by Tom Wright, directed by Wesley Enoch, and produced by the Queensland Theatre Company, received its world première at the 2014 Sydney Festival in January. Then, the full clamour of Australia’s more than $400 m ... More