Emily

Emily

Set in the 1980s, Emily is the story of, well, Emily (Jess Carroll), a young woman who is a successful trader in the family’s Wall Street company but who is also plagued by fears of being trapped; in career, in love, in life. Stephen Metcalfe’s comedy...
According To Rumour

According To Rumour

Tea Tree Players has delivered another serving of farce with Robert Scott’s According To Rumour. This play centres around a bag of money, lots of money, that seems to have appeared in Carter’s apartment during a spontaneous and drunken party that had taken...
337 – A Minnie History Of  Andamooka

337 – A Minnie History Of Andamooka

Not many South Australians have visited Andamooka, way up in the outback. But, as it turns out, people who have grown up in the town have also missed a lot of their history, if the first female opal miner, Minnie Berrington, is anything to go by. Lara Lukich joins us...
Glengarry Glen Ross

Glengarry Glen Ross

“When you die, you’re gonna regret the things that you don’t do,” and one of those things will be not seeing this production of Glengarry Glen Ross. In a constrained and then expansive Bakehouse Theatre, four desperate, brash, scared characters...
336 – I wouldn’t be a baker if I couldn’t eat the cakes

336 – I wouldn’t be a baker if I couldn’t eat the cakes

We like to cook up a delicious serving of thought and insight and this week, you get a triple helping! Oh, and the reference to the title of the show this week will become obvious but if you can’t wait, one guest talks about baking cakes and another guest talks...
Good People

Good People

Do you consider yourself “good people”? That really is the underlying theme and question of this latest production by the Adelaide Repertory Theatre of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People. Set in Boston, the play centres on the character of Margaret...
Roleplay

Roleplay

In the midst of a chilly winter, a delightfully hilarious play has fallen from the comedy heavens into the laps of audiences at the Tea Tree Players Theatre. Robert Andrews has directed a well-paced production of Alan Ayckbourn’s Roleplay in which a couple,...
335 – What is POTS?

335 – What is POTS?

Do you know what POTS is? If not, consider yourself lucky. POTS is a syndrome that affects women of child-bearing age but can be experienced by both men and women of any age. We’ll be chatting with Claire Seeley, founder and director of the Australian POTS...
Hibernation

Hibernation

Hibernation by Finegan Kruckemeyer is fascinating Arthur C Clarke-ian, Peter Carey-esque thought experiment about dealing with climate change by all humans going into hibernation for one year. The beauty of this State Theatre Company production goes beyond the...
Macbeth

Macbeth

Variously described as one of Shakespeare’s most sublime plays, this Independent Theatre production is a worthy heir to such tidings and in no way should such a “title hang loose about [it], like a giant’s robe upon a dwarfish thief”. Indeed,...
334 – Coaching kids’ sport

334 – Coaching kids’ sport

What’s involved in coaching kids’ sport? What effort is needed and what is the payoff? In this episode, we chat with two parents who have risen to the challenge to make sure kids’ sport happens in their school for their kids. We talk with comedian,...
The Producers

The Producers

Little Broadway came to Adelaide last night, for the opening night of Marie Clark Musical Theatre’s production of The Producers. This classic, comedy musical, is the story of failing Broadway producer, Max Bialystock (Sam Davy), whose new accountant, Leopold...