Experimental Theatre

Last night, I embarked on a two-fold experiment, venturing to the Seymour Centre for a solo night at the theater. The primary goal was to determine whether I could navigate a nighttime theatrical outing independently and, secondly, to see if the latest installment of the long-standing “Wharf Revue” was any good.

Despite its shift from “The Wharf” to the Seymour Centre, the review has remained a stalwart presence in Sydney’s theater scene for over 30 years.… Read the rest “Experimental Theatre”

Sondheim on Sondheim

My friend Colin had a framed type-written signed letter from Stephen Sondheim on the wall of his apartment. He also had one from Dame Judi Dench also, but that’s just bragging :) I don’t remember exactly what the letter said, though I’m guessing, since it was Sondheim, it was probably beautifully written, sensitive and with a twist of humour. I don’t imagine it was a form letter.

The reason I feel this way is because I began to understand a little more about his character from attending “Sondheim on Sondheim”, a musical review featuring some of the best of his works, currently playing at Sydney’s Seymour Centre.… Read the rest “Sondheim on Sondheim”