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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

The God of Isaac
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TheatreEternity Playhouse, Darlinghurst, Sydney 5 - 22 Sep 2019

The God of Isaac

Audrey review: If this comedy's central question - what does it mean to be a Jew? – doesn’t resonate with you, others it poses should.

The Wait
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Sydney Fringe FestivalOld 505 Theatre, Newtown, Sydney 10 - 14 Sep 2019

The Wait

Audrey review: A looming job interview inspires timeless physical comedy from US performer Tyler West.

Orpheus/Eurydice
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Sydney Fringe FestivalOld 505 Theatre, Newtown, Sydney 3 - 14 Sep 2019

Orpheus/Eurydice

Audrey review: This is the Orpheus and Eurydice of Greek myth and storytelling at its most immediate.

Cats Talk Back: Claws for Thought
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Sydney Fringe FestivalNew Theatre, Newtown, Sydney 9 - 14 Sep 2019

Cats Talk Back: Claws for Thought

Audrey Journal's editors Elissa and Jason take to the stage in a cockeyed homage to the troupers of Cats. What could possibly go wrong?

Nine
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MusicalSeymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney 5 - 14 Sep 2019

Nine

Audrey review: Sydney indie company Little Triangle returns to the Reginald Theatre with another populous, problematic and seldom-seen musical.

The Last Wife
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TheatreEnsemble Theatre, Kirribilli, Sydney 30 Aug - 29 Sep 2019

The Last Wife

Audrey review: A stimulating, smart-casual take on the court and sexual politics of Tudor England.

LOVE+
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ArchivedOld 505 Theatre, Newtown, Sydney 3 - 7 Sep 2019

LOVE+

Audrey review: A warmly funny yet probing exploration of emotion, language and the interface of human and artificial intelligence.

Avalanche: A Love Story
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TheatreRoslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay, Sydney 29 Aug - 14 Sep 2019

Avalanche: A Love Story

Audrey review: Julia Leigh's theatricalised memoir has some discomforting if not wholly surprising things to say about the interface of profound need and commerce.

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