Hugo will feature as Dr. Gibarian in the video diaries of Malthouse Theatre‘s Solaris. The play by David Greig (adapted from Stanisław Lem’s novel) is directed by Matthew Lutton and will run at Merlyn Theatre from June 28 to July 21.
STC May 7, 2019 This episode was recorded live at Rosyln Packer Theatre for the pre-season briefing of STC’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, by Tennessee Williams. Featuring a full cast and several creatives, including the production’s director and our company’s artistic director, Kip Williams, the conversation delves into the psychology of the Pollitt family, […]
BWW Jade Kops May 5, 2019 Friday 3rd May 2019, 7:30pm, Roslyn Packer Theatre With a cast led by Hugo Weaving, Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize winner A CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF is given a 21st century makeover by Director Kip Williams. Retaining a relevance 64 years after it premiered in 1955, this story […]
Check out the first reviews for STC’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof: Suzy Goes See, May 3 Big Daddy is masterfully performed by Hugo Weaving, who although brings to the role nothing that is unexpected, demonstrates his unparalleled stage presence and a searing conviction that absolutely captivates. The exaggerated theatricality he employs is riveting, […]
Australian Stage Jack Teiwes May 5, 2019 Many would argue that Cat on a Hot Tin Roof is one of the greatest and most beleaguered plays of Tennessee Williams’ career, and indeed the western theatrical canon. Yet it is one with a long history of censorship and suppression, an altogether ironic fate for a play […]
DailyReview Jason Whittaker May 4, 2019 ★★★ Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in the Mississippi Delta anymore. There’s not a cotton plant in sight. It’s all glass, marble, flat screens and sleek Scandinavian furniture in Sydney Theatre Company boss Kip Williams’ revival of Cat On A Hot Tin Roof. Big Momma’s European shopping spree has […]
SMH John Shand May 4,2019 AT ON A HOT TIN ROOF Roslyn Packer Theatre, May 3 ★★★ Truth can be even more elusive on a stage than in politics. Some plays are heightened in search of a much deeper truth than mere naturalism can ever hope to dispense. Tennessee Williams wrote lines for his three […]
Limelight Jo Litson May 4,2019 Zahra Newman and Hugo Weaving give dazzling performances, but the production doesn’t entirely hit home. Roslyn Packer Theatre, Sydney Reviewed on May 3, 2019 *** / ***** As the house goes dark, the strains of Cry Me a River ring out and the lights focus on Zahra Newman standing at the front […]
TimeOut Cassie Tongue May 4, 2019 TIME OUT SAYS 3 out of 5 stars Hugo Weaving, Zahra Newman and Pamela Rabe star in Tennessee Williams’ classic for Sydney Theatre Company Tennessee Williams helped shape the direction of American theatre, coming along in the middle of the last century to fuse national concerns with the deeply […]
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