Loud Mouth falls silent

The independent Hobart theatre company has decided to call it a day, but not before staging their final production, Jekyll & Hyde.

Publicity image for Loud Mouth Theatre Company’s Jekyll & Hyde. Photo credit: Amy Brown.

Hobart’s Loud Mouth Theatre Company has announced that its next production, a creative response to Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, will be their last.

The company was established in 2014 by Artistic Director Maeve MacGregor, together with co-founders Campbell McKenzie and Katie Robertson, after they returned to Tasmania from working and studying interstate and overseas.

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Richard Watts is ArtsHub's National Performing Arts Editor; he also presents the weekly program SmartArts on Three Triple R FM, and serves as the Chair of La Mama Theatre's volunteer Committee of Management. Richard is a life member of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival, and was awarded the status of Melbourne Fringe Living Legend in 2017. In 2020 he was awarded the Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards' Facilitator's Prize. Most recently, Richard was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Green Room Awards Association in June 2021. Follow him on Twitter: @richardthewatts