Jonathan Harvey's Beautiful Thing – an urban fairytale about two young men who find each other in a London housing estate – is being revived in an exciting new Australian production, coinciding with the play's 20th anniversary. By Lachlan Bennett.
Back in 1984, the year after the man who created Arnold Beckoff on the page and stage, Harvey Feirstein, walked away with two Tony Awards – Best Play and Best Actor – Tony Sheldon won acclaim here in Sydney for his star turn in the role.
Everything you’ve heard is true. Kate Grenville’s much-praised novel that tackles big themes that affect this country, written with compassion and empathy for our ancestors, has got the production it deserves.
Three decades on since its premiere, the issues at the heart of Harvey Fierstein's seminald comedy-drama Torch Song Trilogy are as relevant as ever. The cast and director of the exciting new Sydney production at Darlinghurst Theatre speak to Garrett Bithell.