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1 The Fiery Maze Review : Magnetic Fusion of Poetry and Music Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 21 August 2016;

— Review of The Fiery Maze Dorothy Porter , 2016 single work musical theatre
'"Music has been my draught of intoxication [since] I first heard the Beatles in early 1964," wrote Dorothy Porter in her essay On Passion, "I have been a pop/rock music maniac ever since, and have written virtually all my poems to rock riffs and rhythm – the catchier, the darker, the louder, the gutsier the better." ...'
1 A Magnetic Fusion of Poetry and Music Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 August 2016; (p. 24)

— Review of The Fiery Maze Dorothy Porter , 2016 single work musical theatre
1 Seeing the Elephant Review: Portland Jones' Sensitive Buddy Story from Vietnam Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 6 August 2016;

— Review of Seeing the Elephant Portland Jones , 2016 single work novel
'Frank Stevens is one of the first Australian soldiers in and the last out of the Vietnam War. He has been sent to train hill tribes during the conflict, and Seeing the Elephant (an informal expression for experiencing combat for the first time) follows his lifelong friendship with his translator, Minh. Told through Frank's wartime letters home and a dying Minh's recollections many decades later in Perth, the novel doesn't skimp on the brutality, confusion and psychological cost of the war, nor on the poignancy of an unlikely bond forged in the midst of trauma. ...'
1 Jasper Jones Review : Marvellous Production with Broad Appeal Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 7 August 2016;

— Review of Jasper Jones Kate Mulvany , 2014 single work drama
'Publishing has a category aimed at teens; theatre doesn't. Even if it did, this marvellous production of Jasper Jones would transcend the label, as the best stories for younger audiences always do. ...'
1 Teen Spirit Has Broad Appeal Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 8 August 2016; (p. 21)

— Review of Jasper Jones Kate Mulvany , 2014 single work drama
1 Cain and Abel Review : The Rabble Tackles Violence against Women in Biblical Tale Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 22 July 2016;

— Review of Cain and Abel Kate Davis , Emma Valente , 2014 single work drama
'Anyone half-familiar with Melbourne's indie theatre scene should at least have heard of The Rabble. For years the maverick company has mined literary sources – Frankenstein, The Wizard of Oz, The Story of O, Virginia Woolf's Orlando and Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray – to produce visually stylish, intellectually provocative work that deploys gender as a potent and subversive dramatic force. ...'
1 Conviction Review : Unsettling Satire Has the Courage of Its Convictions Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 25 July 2016;

— Review of Conviction Zoey Dawson , 2016 single work drama
'Many writers cannibalise their own lives to make art. Few cannibalise their own minds cannibalising themselves quite like Zoey Dawson, whose compulsive navel-gazing generates, at regular intervals, a raw, funny and utterly inimitable brand of meta-theatre. ...'
1 Cut The Sky Review : Dystopian Vision of Climate Refugees an Elegant Indigenous Parable Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 7 July 2016;

— Review of Cut the Sky 2015 single work drama
'Combining poetry, song, video and contemporary dance, Cut The Sky is an interdisciplinary performance from Broome-based company Marrugeku​ Theatre that refocuses environmental issues, especially climate change, through the lens of Aboriginal knowledge and belief. ...'
1 Watershed Review : Jane Abbott's Vivid Climate-change Dystopia Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 23 June 2016;

— Review of Watershed Jane Abbott , 2016 single work novel
'Jane Abbott's Watershed is a homegrown addition to the burgeoning sub genre of dystopian fiction that's become known as "cli-fi". Our continent's cities have sunk forlornly beneath the waves, what remains of land is parched and inhospitable, and what remains of society makes Hobbes look like an optimist. ...'
1 Too Much Buzzing Leaves Wings Clipped Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 20 June 2016; (p. 24)

— Review of The Honey Bees Caleb Lewis , 2017 single work drama
1 Theatrical Form of Noir Classic Lacking Light and Shade Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 6 June 2016; (p. 26)

— Review of Double Indemnity Tom Holloway , 2016 single work drama
1 Plenty of Heart in Comparison of Horrors Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 19 April 2016; (p. 29)

— Review of Bright World Andrea James , Elise Hearst , 2016 single work drama
1 Watch Those Magic Carrots Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 7 April 2016; (p. 30)

— Review of The 52-Storey Treehouse Richard Tulloch , 2015 single work drama
1 The Mother Load Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 12-13 March 2016; (p. 23)

— Review of The Distance Deborah Bruce , 2016 single work drama
1 Migrant Tales Swept along by the Currents of Nostalgia Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 5-6 March 2016; (p. 41)

— Review of Taxithi : An Australian Odyssey Helen Yotis Patterson , 2016 single work drama
1 Landmark Australian Tale Loses Potency Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 4 March 2016; (p. 31)

— Review of Picnic at Hanging Rock Tom Wright , 2016 single work drama
1 The Magic of an Original Disappears into the Dark Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30-31 January 2016; (p. 29) The Age , 30-31 January 2016; (p. 29)

— Review of The Mountain Shadow Gregory David Roberts , 2015 single work novel
1 Feminist Fairytale a Rare Home-grown Musical Success Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 22 January 2016; (p. 29)

— Review of Ladies in Black Carolyn Burns , 2015 single work musical theatre
1 Youthful Portraits Come Close to the Bone Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 5 December 2016; (p. 26)

— Review of F. Morgan Rose , 2016 single work drama
1 Goldenhand Review : Garth Nix's Dark Epic Returns to the Fantasy World of Lirael Cameron Woodhead , 2016 single work
— Appears in: Brisbane Times , 10 November 2016;

— Review of Goldenhand Garth Nix , 2016 single work novel
'With Goldenhand, fantasy writer Garth Nix returns to the setting of his immensely popular Abhorsen trilogy. It takes up the story of Lirael, a retiring assistant librarian who rises, along with her sister, to wield great power and take down a destructive nemesis, Chlorr of the Mask. ...'
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