Double Dare Productions. Parade Space, NIDA, Sydney. August 4 – 14.
Six actors search valiantly, but mostly in vain, for viable characters in new Australian play Golden Soil.
It's never quite sure what it wants to be.
Is it agitprop, or something political, starting with a whole company song that has Brechtian or political protest aspirations? Extended, heavy-handed didactic passages in news broadcast format follow.