A slightly uneven but innovative take on Chekhov's famous play.
Dr Jonathan W. Marshall
Dr Jonathan W. Marshall is an academic and arts critic currently based at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Edith Cowan University.
Articles by Dr Jonathan W. Marshall
An ambitious new production about Australian asylum seekers, which is above all an act of generous storytelling.
The Golem is a stupendous piece of theatre.
An enormously enjoyable production that recalls the madcap experiments with musical theatre launched out of the 1970s Australian New Wave theatre movement.
A haunting, profoundly theatrical adaptation of Macbeth performed in Noongar.
The theatre debut of spoken word performer Sukhjit Kaur Khalsa has a few teething problems but is an enjoyable, lyrical piece.
A play that subtly presents an alternative model of what might make Australia a mature nation.
This three-hander about the infamous colour bar in several WA settlements is one of the company's best.
A compelling, timely drama, if underdeveloped.
Experimental and improvised music festival Audible Edge has retained much of its rough-and-ready community origins, whilst growing in scale and significance.
Celebrating the vinyl record from the Velvet Underground to Cat Hope.
With a bit of trimming and a more energetic, full-voiced realisation of the songs and the text, this piece would shine.
The fragile beauty of memory and the absurdist comedy of the office.