Final shows: Elizabeth Taylor is my mother. Melbourne season – 2015

Final shows: Elizabeth Taylor is my mother. Melbourne season – 2015

What reviews are saying –

 

The Age and Sydney Morning Herald

She fashions herself as a kind of deranged starlet, with the biting wit of a noir heroine and the strained smile of a Cheshire cat…Drawing loosely on her own experiences of adoption, Hardgrave has created a visceral and sharply realised take on the trauma of identity. – Rebecca Harkins-Cross 

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/theatre/theatre-review-elizabeth-taylor-is-my-mother-explores-adoptees-desire-for-celebrity-20150320-1m3nk1.html#ixzz3VYGCq5PJ

 

Melbourne Arts and Fashion http://www.melbartsfash.com/109054

I was totally sucked into this story, it was wonderfully written and well-acted. It had me think about the role of theatre and how to dramatise trauma. A stellar effort from the entire crew.

4 stars – Eleanor Lindberg 

 

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