“I’m a good person. Isn’t that enough?” Falling neatly into place in a SUDS summer season of innovation and experiment, When Good Men Do Nothing made me very uncomfortable. It also made me laugh. Sophia Roberts and Clemence Williams, working as writer and director respectively, have brought us a script and a staging for it…
Playwright Martin McDonagh – who you might recognise from In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths – writes plays about polite maniacs struggling to balance their Irish civility with their penchants for violence. This performance of The Lieutenant of Inishmore is among the funniest shows SUDS has performed this year, which is an achievement considering the bleakness…
Nick Bonyhady embraces his inner barbarian and reviews a controversial new play.
Robin Eames and Elliot Mucsnik explore the fabulous world of queer and gender diverse superheroes.
Katie Hryce knows we’re not living in a post-racial paradise.
Jay Ng will graduate soon, and is conflicted about what lies beyond.
An anonymous letter regarding the Sydney Biennale.
“Come take a stab at it faggot, I pre-ordered your casket” doesn’t really paint a very welcoming image… under, well, any circumstances whatsoever. The Odd Future collective, particularly their de facto leader, Tyler the Creator, have been lambasted for the use of such blatant homophobia in their music (fun facts: Tyler’s album, Goblin, contains a…
Hannah Bruce catches up with the 2012 Verge Festival directors.
Forcing the beat is contrived, writes John Gooding.