Category Archives: This theatrical life

Adelaide Festival Review: Pictures at an Exhibition (Quilty, the Violet Ballet, the earth sighed… and Grand Finale)

With Adelaide Festival 2019 almost done and dusted, here is my take on its visual arts program and the extraordinary Grand Finale. Continue reading

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Adelaide Festival review – Week 1: Telling Truths

With 10 days of @AdelaideFestival now under my belt, the theme of Adelaide Writer’s Week – Telling Truths – has also very much been a constant part of my broader festival journey. How we reveal, tell and interpret truths has … Continue reading

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The power of Shakespeare’s history plays

¬†Shakespeare¬†productions come and go but Toneelgroep Amsterdam’s production of Kings of War, surpasses everything I have ever seen to date featuring the Bard’s words. The Dutch company’s triumphant return to the Adelaide Festival with this production that conflates Shakespeare’s five … Continue reading

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