Tag: Acting

  • The Age – Grand Questions Swirl in this acting masterclass (Review) ★★★★

    Link to Article This production is an acting masterclass…the ensemble of four performs with impressive clarity and precision, distinguishing multiple characters He then called on the crowd to ‘stand on the shoulders of our great artists past, on the shoulders of our great women, our inspiring Indigenous, our brilliant filmmakers and technicians, and create works…

  • Arts Hub – Green Room Awards

    Link to ArticleAccepting the Green Room Award for Male Actor in the Theatre Companies category, for his performance in Red Stitch’s Dead Centre/Sea Wall, Ben Prendergast evoked Sir Isaac Newton’s famous quote: ‘That we are able to see further than our predecessors is not because we have keener vision or greater height, but because we…

  • The Sydney Morning Herald – Dead Centre / Sea Wall (Review) ★★★★

    Link to Article Alex (Ben Prendergast), softly spoken and, like his estranged wife, stoic to a fault, he nonetheless churns with barely concealed rage and anguish. It’s a brilliantly sustained piece of domestic horror. 

  • The Saturday Paper – The Flick (Review) ★★★★★

    Link to Article Nadia Tass directs a splendid cast with a glowing, understated brilliance that has no false steps. Sam is a great portrait of a man with a heart and mind as good as the next one. The Flick shows why the theatre is its own magic lantern, and it shows how it can…

  • Aussie Theatre – Midsummer (Review) ★★★★☆

    Link to Article Ella Caldwell and Ben Prendergast’s performances are touching and real, and so very funny. Midsummer is as welcome and gorgeous as a warm turquoise day under a shady tree with a shamelessly expensive picnic basket with your best friends, and your favourite musician turns up with a guitar.