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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

We are the Himalayas
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TheatreFringe HQ, Potts Point, Sydney 3 - 21 Jul 2019

We are the Himalayas

Audrey review: Left homeless after the closure of Limelight on Oxford, Mark Langham's Soviet-era drama lands on its feet.

Muriel’s Wedding
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MusicalLyric Theatre, Pyrmont, Sydney 28 Jun - 8 Sep 2019

Muriel’s Wedding

Audrey review: After a couple of spins around the block and with a new actor in the title role, how's Muriel doing?

Once
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MusicalEternity Playhouse, Darlinghurst, Sydney 26 Jun - 21 Jul 2019

Once

Audrey review: Once is a rare bird of a musical, one that wears its heart entirely on its sleeve.

The Happy Prince
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ArchivedGriffin Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 25 Jun - 6 Jul 2019

The Happy Prince

Audrey review: An intricately made, gracefully performed production holds you spellbound.

Diplomacy
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TheatreEnsemble Theatre, Kirribilli, Sydney 21 Jun - 14 Jul 2019

Diplomacy

Audrey review: Master craftsmen John Bell and John Gaden add weight to Cyril Gely's light-touch World War II thriller.

Girl in the Machine
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ArchivedRiverside Theatres, Parramatta, Sydney 20 - 29 Jun 2019

Girl in the Machine

Audrey review: Those who have to compete with an iPhone for their loved one’s attention may experience empathetic shudders.

The Dismissal
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ArchivedSeymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney 18 - 22 Jun 2019

The Dismissal

The producers of The Dismissal requested no reviews of this short try-out season. So don't think of this as one.

Trevor
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ArchivedKings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross Hotel, Sydney 14 Jun - 6 Jul 2019

Trevor

Audrey review: This tragicomic story of a chimp who dreams of becoming a Hollywood star does more than raise an eyebrow. It touches the heart.

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