Category Archives: Reviews

A review of Jopuka Productions’ “COSI” by Karen Ractliffe


Congratulations to Jopuka Productions on the success of their inaugural production! Jopuka is the baby of multi-talented local creative entrepreneur, Joshua Maxwell, who has been working and dreaming toward its inception for the past seven years. Now the hard work … Continue reading

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A review of WWLT’s “Wait Until Dark” by Karen Ractliffe


Woy Woy Little Theatre’s August production opened last weekend. Director Penny Dilworth brings us another classic thriller from the pen of Frederick Knott, author of Dial M For Murder. Wait Until Dark, written in 1966, was also a huge hit, … Continue reading

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A REVIEW OF GTC’s “PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE” by Karen Ractliffe


It’s wonderful to see new theatre companies opening up on the Central Coast, each bringing fresh ideas and their own unique approach to the theatrical arts. The newly formed Gosford Theatre Company has made an auspicious start with their first … Continue reading

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WDG’s SEPIA SECRETS – A review by Karen Ractliffe


The subject of political refugees is much in the news and often a hotly debated topic. Wyong Drama Group’s latest production is a timely reminder that this is not the first time in our history that Australia has been seen … Continue reading

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FLASH AWARDS 2016

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Best use of FLASH theme for 2016 – Wave: Mexican Standoff by Sally Bartley Best script: Level Pegging by Sally Davies Best Actress: Yvonne Berry-Porter – Mother Delinquent Best Actor: Duncan Mitchell – Jack and a Jill Went on a … Continue reading

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A tour of THE ART HOUSE, WYONG

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May was the month when Wyong finally celebrated the opening of its long anticipated Art House and the first shows in the venue have been a major success. I attended one of the celebration concerts and, I must say, I … Continue reading

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Brief review of GMS’ THE ADDAMS FAMILY by Karen Ractliffe


I’d like to urge you all to get along to see Gosford Musical Society’s production of The Addams Family, which is showing at Laycock Street Theatre at the moment. I saw it last weekend and thoroughly enjoyed every moment. The … Continue reading

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