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SUDS: When Good Men Do Nothing

“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…

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SUDS: Seedlings

Joel Hillman reflects on SUDS’ latest performance. I think that safe in our comfortable USyd bubble, we often lack the vocabulary to authentically discuss those who seek peace on our shores. But as our government ‘Stops The Boats’, Sydney University Dramatic Society (SUDS) is trying to make the plight of refugees more real. Seedlings is…

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SUDS: The Lieutenant of Inishmore

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…