At The Sans Hotel (3 stars)

This article is from 2011.

At The Sans Hotel

A sophisticated exploration of the form/content dichotomy

Being invited to ‘come feel from the front’ of the stage is indicative of a bohemian love-in, but At The Sans Hotel is instead a sophisticated exploration of the form/content dichotomy. The play balances large ideas of perceived reality with humour and charisma and references to Sontag’s German tourist, the dramatic arc and lack of a ‘resolution’ all make this play a very intelligent and thoroughly self-relexive performance.

Assembly Hall, 623 3000, until 28 Aug (not 15), 7.20pm, £10–£11 (£9–£10).

At the Sans Hotel

  • 3 stars

An emotionally evocative and often hilarious psychological detective story. Loosely about, yet having nothing to do with a schizophrenic German woman who arrived at a hotel in the middle of the desert. At the Sans Hotel is a ‘monumentally original’ (Australian Stage) investigation into indecision and loneliness. ‘A…

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