Professional Theatre

Review: Stay Woke – Darlinghurst Theatre Co (NSW)

Set in the beautifully designed snowfields of Mount Buller, courtesy of Matilda Woodroofe, Stay Woke is a new play from Melbourne’s Malthouse Theatre about two Tamil brothers, their partners, and the struggles of appearing “woke” in front of the people you love. Playwright Aran Thangaratnam draws on his experiences of being “locked in our houses, forced to interact with our families in ways we hadn’t before”, and presents that experience on the stage – asking us, how much of what we believe is who we are? Read the full review now.