Ned's Latest Articles
Book review: Sadvertising, Ennis Ćehić
A surreal and satirical collection of short stories set in and around the world of advertising.
Theatre review: North by Northwest, Sydney Lyric Theatre
Based on the Hitchcock film, this seamless production really wants you to enjoy yourself.
Theatre review: Hamlet, Bell Shakespeare
A surprisingly respectful adaptation that allows the original words to shine.
Book review: Son of Sin, Omar Sakr
The poet's debut novel ranges over the big issues of sex, family, religion and self-identity.
Theatre review: The End of Winter, Griffin Theatre Company
A monologue about climate change and extreme disruptions in temperature.
Theatre review: At What Cost?, Belvoir
A timeless tragedy that prompts questions about land and (Indigenous) identity.
Theatre review: Six: The Musical, Sydney Opera House
Not for historical purists, this musical is more an ode to sisterhood.
Theatre review: Jagged Little Pill, the Musical
The first Australian iteration for this international musical succeeds with 'shameless, winning earnestness'.
Theatre review: Home Chat, Genesian Theatre Company
Lies and subterfuge in Noël Coward play about (possible) adultery.
Theatre review: The Boomkak Panto, Belvoir Street Theatre
An exuberantly silly panto with bonus sing-a-along.