SeeSaw_M4_970x90.jpg
Andrea Gibbs. Animal Farm. image credit Daniel J Grant A projection of a huge sign dominates the stage. It is a political style poster with the words
Reviews

Fiery take makes Animal Farm great

8 October 2021

Ridiculous Twitter accounts, hyperbolic slogans, fake news… Black Swan’s take on Orwell’s classic satirical work is both relevant and powerful, and Claire Trolio is here for it.

Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
Animal Farm greenscreen rehearsal-2061.  Actor Megan Wilding image credit Daniel J Grant A woman sits at a desk, wearing a hat that looks like a rooster's comb and a feather bower over street clothes. She holds a mobile phone to her face as though taking a selfie. On the desk we can see a bottle of water, a small toy pig, a bottle of hand sanitiser, and what looks like a script. What to SEE: Animal Farm
Q&A

What to SEE: Animal Farm

21 September 2021

It’s Orwell, but not as you know it. That’s what Black Swan State Theatre Company is promising audiences in Van Badham’s take on his seminal novella Animal Farm. Cast member Andrea Gibbs tells Nina Levy all about it.

Reading time • 6 minutesTheatre
Andrea Gibbs and Will O'Mahony. Photo: Chris Canato Will O'Mahony sits on a milk crate in what looks like a student flat. He is lifting his hands in a gesture and his eyes are closed, as though he is thinking deeply about what he is saying. Andrea Gibbs stands nearby. She is looking at her phone. Multiple projections of Will in profile are seen on the walls. Marvellous Minneapolis holds men accountable
Reviews

Marvellous Minneapolis holds men accountable

29 July 2021

For the second time in a week, young West Australian playwrights take on the gold standard of theatre – the full-length, two-act play – and David Zampatti says Will O’Mahony’s Minneapolis succeeds at it handsomely.

Reading time • 6 minutesTheatre
Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
Reading time • 1 minute

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio