The Bugalugs Bum Thief | Monkey Baa
Playing at the Street Theatre this week is Monkey Baa's latest incarnation of one of Australia's best-named plays, The Bugalugs Bum Thief. No, it's not quite Shakespeare, but it's closer than one might assume.

Iolanthe | Queanbeyan Players
Satire is incredibly dependent on nuances in timing and expression, and unfortunately, Queanbeyan Players' production of Iolanthe falls all too often on the melodramatic side of the divide.

Brecht: Bilbao and Beyond
Brecht: Bilbao and Beyond is a fitting tribute to a playwright whose influence over modern theatre is greater than we tend to recognise.

Four Flat Whites in Italy | Ensemble Theatre
I suspect this may be the first time I've seen a New Zealand play on an Australian stage. It's a novel irony to hear actors we know to be Australian making disparaging remarks about Australia in a New Zealand accent! In all, Roger Hall's play was a joy to see.

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