A raunchy romantic comedy tackling big ideas, themes and power structures.
Elise Lawrence is a freelance writer and caffeine-based life form currently living in Brisbane, Australia. Her writing has been published in Limelight, Mous Magazine, Kyoto Journal and Hot Chicks with Big Brains, among others, and she blogs about her new home city at Backstreet Brisbane.
Articles by Elise Lawrence
A fast-paced, emotionally gripping work examining the dynamics of power in parenting and relationships.
A celebration of community, shared humanity, and the beauty of an ordinary life.
An incredibly moving and visually delightful work about family, empathy and memory.
An acerbic two-hander interrogating class, privilege, and power in art and storytelling.
An energetic work of impressive scope and scale, exploring human connectedness and the power of the collective.
Review: The Neighbourhood (La Boite Theatre Company and Multicultural Australia, in association with Empire Theatres)
A moving and memorable piece of theatre traversing a range of forms to tell stories of home, hope and belonging.
Despite being written and set in the 1980s, David Williamson’s rapid-fire satire remains a relevant critique of affluence and art.
A stirring adaptation of Sophocles’ tragedy, galvanised by exceptional performances from its two leading actors.
A glittering new musical comedy about a poorly understood and often underestimated force of nature – teenage girls in love.
Steven Oliver’s new play about family grief and human connection balances heartbreak and humour beautifully.
A dramatic comedy that interrogates a marriage and asks questions about idealism, privilege, and hypocrisy in middle class Australia.
An urgent, honest, and unmissable debut play from a fierce new Australian voice.