Student theatre goes Freudian in this compilation show
Victoria Zerbst talks to the students foolish enough to make theatre over the summer break. Flowchart by Sam Langford.
Lauren Pearce kept expecting the brother to just walk right in.
Emma Balfour saw a pretentious French play and it wasn’t awful
Andy Zephyr reviews SUDS’ 2015 major production A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Charlie O’Grady watched some men punch each other for a bit.
A white male of above average intelligence attempts to impose important truths on the world through convoluted conversations with his straight-laced alternative girlfriend and his well-adjusted but perhaps emotionally stunted best friend, all the while battling mental deterioration. Add the heavy-handed metaphor of a climatologist with anxiety disorder and you’ve got a show you’ve probably…
Writer Ian Meadows wants us to know we’re all going to die. Between Two Waves, directed by Jack Ballhausen for SUDS, rings all the alarm bells, and in all the right ways. In this production, climate change and personal drama collide in a flurry of frustration and tension. Angela Colins and Kurt Dilweg A: Charlie Falkner…
Phoebe Adler-Ryan hopes to be so fearless
(Eds note: This review contains brief, aesthetic criticism of a representation of self-harm.) Student theatre necessitates a degree of innovation. Tight budgets, a lack of resources and a limitation on available spaces creates a perfect breeding ground for invention. However, even when actors and directors are forced into back rooms, cafés, street corners, or Studio…