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Crime and Punishment

Photo by Claire Hawley Secret House and Limelight On Oxford present CRIME AND PUNISHMENT, adapted for the stage by Chris Hannan, based on the novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, at the Limelight on Oxford, 231 Oxford St, Darlinghurst. 12- 22nd December. First, let us say that all great experiences in the theatre are, mostly, projected from the conceptional and evidential contribution of the Writer. This theatre work is adapted by Chris Hannan from the novel CRIME AND PUNISHMENT, written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Dostoyevsky (1821-1881) is regarded as one of the Great Novelists, that reputation based, principally, on CRIME AND PUNISHMENT (1866),…

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All My Sleep and Waking

Apocalypse Theatre Company presents ALL MY SLEEP AND WAKING, by Mary Rachel Brown, at the Old 505, Eliza Street, Newtown. 28 November – 22 December. ALL MY SLEEP AND WAKING, was an early play (first?), written by Mary Rachel Brown, first performed in 2002 in a 55 minute one act version, that has had recent and further development with Mentor/Director, Dino Dimitriades, of the Apocalypse Theatre Company. Three siblings, Maria (Angela Bauer), Anne (Di Adams) and Peter (Richard Sydenham) await – with Anne’s son, Josh (Alex Beauman) – the passing of their father from a longterm illness – we never…

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The Laramie Project

Theatre Travels presents THE LARAMIE PROJECT and THE LARAMIE PROJECT: 10, by Moises Kaufman and Members of the Tectonic Theatre Project, in the Reginald Theatre, at the Seymour Centre, City Rd, Chippendale. 28th November – 8th December. A new theatre company, Theatre Travels, for its opening foray into the Sydney scene, has tackled THE LARAMIE PROJECT, and its sequel, THE LARAMIE PROJECT: 10. Two plays and nearly five hours in the theatre. It seems to be a season of ‘marathon’ experiences, what with the Sydney Theatre Company’s (STC) recent THE HARP IN THE SOUTH and the Ensemble’s production of the trilogy…

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