Peter H. Kemp

'Poor Boy'

Review: 'Poor Boy'


Melbourne Theater Company opens its new state-of-the-art Sumner Theater with an impressive staging of local writer Matt Cameron's bittersweet dream-play of loss and regret, "Poor Boy," laced with…


Review: 'Ninety'


Australia's most widely produced female playwright, Joanna Murray-Smith, follows her recent West End opener "The Female of the Species" with "Ninety," a much darker portrait of a defunct marriage.


Review: 'Criminology'


Melbourne's Malthouse Theater once again tackles edgy material in "Criminology," a stridently expressive display of artful effects, flashily transgressive (mis-)behavior, muddled social comment…

Review: 'Miss Saigon'


Bowing in Melbourne ahead of a 15-month Australian tour, the much-vaunted, "all-new" version of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's blockbusting East-meets-West popera, "Miss Saigon," wowed…

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