Press & Reviews

Press & Reviews

TERMINUS REVIEWS

WEEKEND NOTES:

“… holds the audience in suspense to the very end …takes you on twists and turns like a fast car ride … both gut wrenching and fantastic. With the essence of authentic storytelling, North of Eight deliver an epic performance with keen attention to the language, allowing the voices of the characters and the writer to shine.”

http://www.weekendnotes.com/terminus-by-north-of-eight-review/

STAGE WHISPERS:

“Actors Emma Louise Pursey, Scott Major and Sarah Clarke show mastery of their craft, drawing on deep empathy with their characters … Captivating until the very last word.”

http://www.stagewhispers.com.au/reviews/terminus-1

MAGGIE JOURNAL:

“… the sheer satisfaction of listening to O’Rowe’s brilliant poetry, and the rhythm of the cast’s delivery, casts dramatic action out and pivots upon the act of storytelling … North of Eight’s cast deliver spectacularly … an enthralling, gruesome, and gratifying production .”

http://www.maggiejournal.com/theatre/north-of-eight-present-terminus/

MILK BAR MAG:

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2017/03/01/terminus-to-revel-with-the-devil/

THE PLUS ONES:

https://theplusones.com/melbourne/2017/03/02/terminus-north-of-eight-courthouse-hotel/

STAGE NOISE:

http://www.stagenoise.com/review/2017/the-terminus

TOYER REVIEWS

WEEKEND NOTES:

“The audience is seduced into a perfect nightmare of powerful psychological manipulation – from victim to lover, abused to abuser, innocent to criminal, this play shows how vulnerability and strength are vital tools to survive the human jungle.”

http://www.weekendnotes.com/toyer-by-north-of-eight-theatre-review/

AUSTRALIAN STAGE:

“Martin and Sinnamon have wonderful onstage chemistry and give standout performances.”

http://www.australianstage.com.au/201705078286/reviews/melbourne/toyer-%7C-north-of-eight.html

MILK BAR MAG:

“One of the most thrilling, dark and twisted productions to date. … a psychological mire of epic proportions.”

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2017/05/02/toyer/

THE PLUS ONES:

https://theplusones.com/melbourne/2017/05/02/toyer-the-courthouse-hotel-north-melbourne/

STAGE NOISE:

http://www.stagenoise.com/review/2017/toyer-melbourne

NAVY PIER REVIEWS

BCAUSE ARTS

“North of Eight elegantly captures the dynamic and intricate weaving story elements resounding throughout Corwin’s brilliant writing.”

https://www.bcausearts.com.au/blog/2017/8/28/review-north-of-eight-finds-its-voice-by-presenting-a-high-level-of-creative-maturity-in-john-corwins-navy-pier

THE PLUS ONES:

” … a riveting and intricate tale … based on a solid work by Chicago playwright John Corwin, strong directing and acting by theatre company North of Eight that we can recommend without hesitation.” 

https://theplusones.com/melbourne/2017/08/24/navy-pier-a-standout-and-nuanced-theatrical-thriller/

MILK BAR MAG:

“The ensemble were entertaining in their solo and group acts.”

http://www.milkbarmag.com/2017/08/22/navy-pier/

WEEKEND NOTES:

“The intimate staging and direction (Phoebe Anne Taylor) of cross narratives and characterisation is thoroughly engaging and suspends your sense of time and place.”

https://www.weekendnotes.com/navy-pier-north-of-eight-theatre/

AUSTRALIAN STAGE

“ … every look, every touch, every almost is felt by the audience. Nothing is missed. And North of Eight has found a cast strong enough of this scrutiny and this intimacy.”

https://www.australianstage.com.au/201709018409/reviews/melbourne/navy-pier-%7C-north-of-eight.html