Three companies, one great show

Sydney Festival Parramatta Program, January 23 PUNCTURE starts with “Hello” and ends with “I love you”. Has there been anything more life-affirming than this at the 2015 Sydney Festival? I doubt it. As I write, the 2pm show has recently finished at the Riverside Theatre at Parramatta and there will be just two more: tonight…

Symphony, It’s Dark Outside, Sydney Festival

Symphony, Legs on the Wall, CarriageWorks, January 13 It’s Dark Outside, Perth Theatre Company, CarriageWorks, January 13 WHAT do 30 large cardboard boxes have to do with Beethoven’s sublime 7th symphony? Unfortunately, as it turns out, very little. The intriguing starting point for Symphony is Stefan Gregory’s arrangement of Beethoven for one electric guitar. From…