Schonell’s List

‘It ain’t over till the fat lady sings’ – Anon.

Just going through this short history and reading the list of Schonell’s first releases makes me realise how influential this theatre has been in the cultural life of Brisbane.

Thanks to former managers, Jim Beatson, Ron Wakenshaw and Desley Agnoletto for the excellent programs they put together.
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A Doll’s House

This play by Henrick Ibsen performed at La Boite portrays the futility of marriage for women in the 19th century, when men dominated all areas of civil society.

This critique of marriage could well apply in the 21st century, as social progress is not linear … it often plunges backwards.

Strangely the production at La Boite seemed to suggest otherwise equating the emancipation of women with the modern era.… Go to Article