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Review | Unveiling: Gay Sex for Endtimes is something else… and more

Unveiling: Gay Sex for Endtimes | Blue Room Theatre | til Aug 25 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ Oh my, this show is certainly something else… and then some. Unveiling: Gay Sex For Endtimes is a heady, visceral romp through personal and biblical Revelations. It’s filled with locust queens, bodily fluids and so much queerness you […]

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Unveiling: Gay Sex for Endtimes – The second coming

After having its debut season sadly cut short, one of last year’s most exciting local works has risen and will come again… for a limited season. My colleague Graeme Watson noted in his review of the show’s original season that a “naked man, on a bed, on his hands and knees, repetitively screaming ‘fuck me’ […]

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I Am My Own Wife: A trans pioneer’s tale of wartime survival

Charlotte von Mahlsdorf’s life may sound like a work of fiction, but her mark on this earth was very real. The focus of Doug Wright’s Pulitzer and Tony Award winning play I Am My Own Wife, von Mahlsdorf was a trans woman, Nazi survivor, antiquarian, entertainer, LGBTI+ pioneer… and murderer. Director Joe Lui caught up […]

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Impressive Debut: Giving Up the Ghosts

Impressive Debut: Giving Up the Ghosts

Local stand up comedian Sarah Young has delivered a thought provoking black comedy with her debut theatrical work, ‘Giving Up the Ghosts’. The show successful walks a tightrope over the rapids of political correctness as it explores serious themes while effectively delivering an entertainment experience. The story is comedic and satisfying while concurrently being though […]

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Joe Lui Gives Up the Ghosts

Joe Lui Gives Up the Ghosts

‘Giving Up the Ghosts’ is an original production opening this week at the Blue Room. Local director, designer and theatrical jack-of-all-trades Joe Lui is directing this dark new show by first-time theatre writer and stand up comedian Sarah Young. We had a chat to Lui about his role at the helm of this exciting new […]

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