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Jason Blake

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Jason trained at the Victorian College of the Arts and NIDA in theatre directing and has written about theatre in Sydney for 20 years, starting as arts editor of the The City Hub.

He’s written for a variety of magazine titles, edited a subscription TV guide, and worked for Fairfax as a sub-editor and producer. From 2006 to 2017, he was the theatre critic for the Sun-Herald and the Sydney Morning Herald. His reviews have also been published in Limelight Magazine and Time Out Sydney.

All his Fairfax reviews are archived at eightnightsaweek.blogspot.com

2018 Sydney Theatre Awards: The Winners
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ArchivedYork Theatre, Seymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney 21 - 21 Jan 2019

2018 Sydney Theatre Awards: The Winners

STC and Hayes Theatre dominate an awards ceremony showcasing talent and diversity in Sydney's theatre sector.

The Chat
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ArchivedCarriageworks, Eveleigh, Sydney 16 - 20 Jan 2019

The Chat

Audrey review: This experiment in empathy and judgment challenges its audience at every level.

Counting and Cracking
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TheatreSydney Town Hall, Sydney 11 Jan - 2 Feb 2019

Counting and Cracking

Audrey review: Belvoir delivers one of its most impressive productions in recent memory with this highlight of the Sydney Festival.

Nosferatu: A Fractured Symphony
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ArchivedOld 505 Theatre, Newtown, Sydney 8 - 19 Jan 2019

Nosferatu: A Fractured Symphony

Audrey review: Montague Basement resurrects FW Murnau’s silent classic to explore the spiralling obsession with borders and infiltration.

Daughter
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ArchivedCarriageworks, Eveleigh, Sydney 10 - 13 Jan 2019

Daughter

Audrey review: Daughter may strike many as an unnecessarily hateful work of theatre - or just unnecessary, period.

Home
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ArchivedRoslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay, Sydney 9 - 18 Jan 2019

Home

Audrey review: Many magical moments but Geoff Sobelle's exploration of house and home proves less moving than expected.

Fool for Love
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ArchivedLimelight on Oxford, Darlinghurst, Sydney 2 - 12 Jan 2019

Fool for Love

Audrey review: Sexual tension and volcanic emotion absent but humour partly fills the void.

Going through stages in 2018
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Conversation 23 - 23 Jan 2019

Going through stages in 2018

The shows that we at Audrey Journal loved, the productions we admired, the stories we were moved and shaken by.

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