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Gold Coast, Theatre 503 – Review

Credit: Bernadette Baksa

Pros: A compelling story with a central thread that held it all together. And the lighting, oh the lighting was just wonderful even in its simplicity. Cons: Some characters don’t gel within the central storyline and detract from the overall quality. Whatever is written about Gold Coast’s portrayal of a soldier suffering from PTSD cannot compare to the praise given by David, an actual veteran of the first Gulf conflict, who in the post-show Q&A described how he watched from ...

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Life By The Throat, Theatre 503 – Review

Life By The Throat 10 - Eve Steele (1)

Pros: Eve Steele’s performance is raw, funny and unforgettable, capturing every side of her complicated character throughout his life. Cons: Final sections of the play could spend more time referencing how the main character’s actions affected everyone around him, and what the future might hold for them. You’d be forgiven for thinking a one-woman play about a thief in the grip of drug and alcohol addiction wouldn’t be a laugh a minute. You might assume that this character, James Joseph ...

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