James Joyce, and Steampunk? Circus? Vaudeville? and the squiffy liffey, and worse?
STEVE GOME, recently nominated for a Green Room Award, plays Peter, the toy soldier, in The Plough and the Stars, O’Casey’s classic tragic-comedy about the Easter Rising, and has been reflecting on a play he increasingly admires: A bunch of people crammed by circumstance into a confined area who know each other – as family, friend or foe …
Well-chosen film clips enrich the audience’s experience of the play,
Bloomsday in Melbourne in 2016 celebrates the Joyce who loved film.
A classic (irish) Australian play, A Stretch of the Imagination, returns to a superb rural theatre near Woodend.