Tag: Actor

  • 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…

  • Daily Review – Dead Centre / Sea Wall (Review) ★★★★

    Link to ArticleBoth actors seemed to me to be faultless. As Stephens’s writing requires, Prendergast is more nakedly emotional, yet never self-indulgent. It is the kind of acting where the technique is invisible and absolutely at the service of the characters it summons up. Afterwards it occurs to you the risk that has been taken: it is…

  • Stage Whispers – The Flick (Review) ★★★★★

    Link to Article Prendergast is such a charismatic actor that there are moments when you see him hunch the shoulders a little more, bow the head, work at hiding the charisma; in Act 2 he is simply superb, generously sublimating his power as an actor and handing the stage to Dion Mills (always powerful in his…

  • 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.