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Patrick Lau

Patrick Lau

Patrick Lau is a journalist and writer who covers business and the arts, with a particular focus on environment, sustainability, and climate change.

'Oil: A play that marches back and forth across empire' by Patrick Lau

ABR Arts 13 November 2023
Ella Hickson’s centuries-spanning epic Oil was first staged at London’s Almeida seven years ago. It has already been tackled by Australian companies, and Sydney Theatre Company’s production (directed by Paige Rattray) is able to draw on several local actors with recent experience in their roles. WA’s Black Swan mounted the play in 2022 (featuring Violette Ayad), and Red Stitch in 2019 (wit ... (read more)