Monthly Archives: June 2011

Another Oleanna Review

A review by Maggie Rainey-Smith from her blog: This is a terrific performance by the Butterfly Creek Theatre Troupe. They describe the play in the promotional flyer thus ‘this play about political correctness gone wrong or maybe it’s about the misuse of power has divided audiences around the world’. Well, I don’t think Mr Thompson [Employers Association] has quite… (more…)

Oleanna Review

From Tanya Piejus Oleanna by David Mamet Directed by John Marwick for Butterfly Creek Theatre Troupe Muritai School Hall, 23-25 June, 30 June and 1,2 July at 8 pm, doors from 7.30 pm Given the hoo-ha raised this week over Alasdair Thompson’s inappropriate comments about ‘women’s sick problems’ once a month, it’s apposite that Butterfly Creek Theatre Troupe is performing… (more…)

Oleanna star returns

Damian Reid, who plays John in Oleanna, finally managed to get back across the Tasman and tonight he and Sarah-Rose gave a powerful first night together performance to a very appreciative audience.

Oleanna star trapped in Sydney

Damian Reid who plays John is stranded in Sydney by the volcanic ash cloud. Tonight’s opening night performance is going ahead with the Director John Marwick reading John. Those booked for tonight can get a ticket for another night at no extra charge – and, if they wish, they can also attend tonight’s performance.