Tag: David Berthold

  • Directing at a (safe) distance: MACBETH IN THE DARK

    Some months ago, I watched David Berthold interview the great director Peter Sellars. Among other things, Sellars noted the possible upsides of the pandemic. “There’s an upside?” I wondered. But Sellars said something which I’ve kept front and centre in my thinking for the past almost 6 months: “The virus is our teacher.”  Those five…

  • The Kursk – a flagship for Queensland’s independent theatre

    And so to the theatre for the sixth time this week – and another opening night.  Sasha Janowicz’s The Kursk sailed into home port in Brisbane for a season at La Boite Theatre, and opened to a very full house on Tuesday evening. A disclaimer up front: I trained four of the six actors in…