Samantha Hayes Archive

Taylor Ferguson and Josh Anderson in Belleville Photo: Mansoor Noor

Review: Belleville, the Old Fitz Theatre

The opening of Belleville makes itself clear; this is a play about modern romantic problems, and in particular, those of two American expats living in Paris, Abby and Zack. In the first scene, Abby, who has come home from a failed yoga class, …
Hannah Waterman and Keith Agius in The Whale Photo: Rupert Reid

Review: The Whale

There is nothing quite like going to the Old Fitz Theatre on opening night: it’s an excuse to get dressed up, have a nice glass of wine or a beer and ogle at the variety of Sydney characters in one of the …
Kate Williams and Jeremy Waters Photo: Vanessa Wright

Review: A girl with sun in her eyes

The powerhouse production, A Girl With Sun In Her Eyes, opened at The Old Fitz theatre in Woolloomooloo on Friday night. Written by the Chicago-based Joshua Rollins, this is the first time it has been performed in Australia. Audiences will love this …
Photo: Jodie Hutchinson

Review: Dead Centre/ Sea Wall

Dead Centre/Sea Wall, two monologues from a collaboration between acclaimed Australian and British playwrights Tom Holloway and Simon Stephens, opened at the Old Fitz Theatre in Woolloomooloo on Thursday night. This world premier in Sydney is the result of another partnership between …
Aaron Glenane, Emma Palmer, Gabrielle Scawthorn and Tom O'Sullivan

Review: Ride and Fourplay, Eternity Playhouse

Ride and Fourplay, two Darlinghurst Theatre productions at the Eternity Playhouse until October 4, both come from the wonderful mind of Jane Bodie, a celebrated Australian playwright known for plays that explore connections and modern relationships.