'A Room of One's Own' (fortyfivedownstairs) ★★★★

Lisa Gorton
24 July 2019

In this intelligent and unusual play, director Peta Hanrahan arranges Virginia Woolf’s great essay A Room of One’s Own into an hour-long play for four voices. Curiously, perha More

Strangers in Between (fortyfivedownstairs) ★★★

Tim Byrne
29 January 2018

Gay theatre, or at least identifiably queer theatre, has never had much of a presence in Australia; most of what we consider canonical has come from overseas. The Elizabethan stage had Mar More

SHIT (fortyfivedownstairs) ★★★1/2

Andrew Fuhrmann
09 May 2016

Patricia Cornelius has a passion for putting unlovely characters on stage. It has almost become an end in itself. Here she chooses, as her anti-social subjects, three violent, foul-mouthed More

News from the Editor's Desk - May 2016

28 April 2016


Australian Book Review is delighted to announce a major new partnership with Monash University.

This alliance between ABR and the internationally renowned Group of Eight university augurs well for students, scholars, writers, and readers. The magazine ... More