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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 chair 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

 

Ironbound
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Archived Kings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 31 Aug - 15 Sep 2018

Ironbound

Audrey review: A piercing depiction of life on the margins presented in gripping close-up.

Macbeth
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Theatre Pop-up Globe, Moore Park, Sydney 6 Sep - 16 Dec 2018

Macbeth

Audrey review: Pop-Up Globe's staging offers traditional thrills and spills and buckets of blood.

The Comedy of Errors
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Theatre Pop-up Globe, Moore Park, Sydney 8 Sep - 15 Dec 2018

The Comedy of Errors

Audrey review: Pop-Up Globe whacks Shakespeare’s story of separated twins with the pantomime stick.

Jersey Boys
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Musical Capitol Theatre, Haymarket, Sydney 29 Aug - 1 Nov 2018

Jersey Boys

Audrey review: There’s still some grit in Jersey Boys but the show has been polished to the point of slickness.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream
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Theatre Pop-up Globe, Moore Park, Sydney 31 Aug - 16 Dec 2018

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Audrey review: Pop-Up Globe: "If we shadows have offended / send your dry cleaning bill and all is mended …"

The Maids
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Archived Belvoir Downstairs, Surry Hills, Sydney 25 Aug - 15 Sep 2018

The Maids

Audrey review: Jean Genet's portrait of powerlessness retains its potency in this strongly acted, gimmick-free production.

The Misanthrope
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Archived Sydney Opera House, Bennelong Point 28 Aug - 28 Sep 2018

The Misanthrope

Audrey review: Justin Fleming and Lee Lewis successfully transpose Moliere's satire to the world of pop stars and social media.

Horror
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Archived Canberra Theatre Centre, ACT 11 - 15 Sep 2018

Horror

Audrey review: Leave the kids at home for this virtuosic arrangement of shrieking violins and arterial spray.

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