CHRISTCHURCH REVIEW: A Streetcar Named Desire (Court Theatre)

March 5, 2020
[Damsel in Distress] Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire is regarded as undeniable classic of the American playwriting canon, however one I haven’t been exposed to before. On opening night of Melanie Luckman’s Court Theatre production, it seemed obvious that it’s not a work commonly known to people of my generation, as my friend and I were the youngest by quite a […]

CHRISTCHURCH REVIEW: The Wind in The Willows (Court Theatre)

November 27, 2019
[Forest-dwelling Fantasia] The Court Theatre’s The Wind in The Willows follows the ever-loved classical tale of Mole, Ratty, Badger and Toad of Toad Hall. The script was adapted from Kenneth Grahame’s story by Alan Bennett in 1991, bringing a renewed lens to the original tale, now nearly thirty years established in theatre. Director Ross Gumbley has taken the show to […]