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Archived Reviews

Read some of the excellent reviews we've received from our past productions.

  • Holy DayOctober 2013
    Brutal, Raw, Brilliant ... once again the University of Adelaide Theatre Guild have set a dramatic standard ... don't miss this production Stage Whispers
    The Guild have received critical acclaim and awards for many of their productions, and this is yet another feather in the cap of this hard working company. It is definitely one to see this month Broadway World
    .. deserves capacity audiences to experience the vivid account of a significant and critical part of our history, which should not be forgotten Indaily
    Edgy and compelling Glamadelaide
  • Richard IIIAugust 2013
    Guild's Richard a royal success ... an outstanding production The Advertiser
    Think that Shakespeare is too wordy, too dusty, too mouldy to be worth sitting through?  Think again!  The UATG's staging of 'Richard III' is a thrilling triumph Adelaide Theatre Guide
    The University of Adelaide Theatre Guild's brilliant and unconventional take on Shakespeare's 'Richard III' is riveting in its intensity ... this is a memorable production, dominated by Bart Csorba's brilliant performance. Stage Whispers
  • AwayMay 2013
    It is always a privilege to see a student production sponsored by an established theatre company such as the Guild.  Such a production not only gives experience to aspiring thespians, but also shows us what (and who) might be waiting in the wings as the future of theatre in a community.  This production of Australian playwright Michael Gow's 'Away', well known and oft studied by high school students, is a fine example of such a student production Australian Stage Online
  • My Romantic HistoryNovember 2012
    ... an absolute cracker of a production ... this production has everything going for it Adelaide Theatre Guide
    The Guild has been responsible for a good many excellwent and award winning productions and this is certainly another in this category.  Get a ticket as soon as you can because word spreads quickly in Adelaide and you do not want to miss out on this marvellous production Glam Adelaide
    ... very funny, enormously entertaining and a rare, audience-pleasing romantic comedy that will appeal to both men and women. InDaily
  • The Merchant of VeniceAugust 2012
    ... one of the best casts on an amateur stage in years The Advertiser
    If you have shied away from Shakespeare in the past because you have always thought that it would be dry and incomprehensible, then this is the Shakespeare that you have been looking for. It might just turn you into an addict. Don't wait too long to get your tickets though as word is spreading fast that this is a real winner! Glam Adelaide
    The Guild's Merchant is slick, fun and definitely sexed up! Encore Magazine
  • AntigoneMay 2012
    This is a stunning production ... Encore Magazine
    This is a well conceived and riveting production Barefoot Review
  • The PillowmanOctober 2011
    5 Stars ... it is a MUST SEE for anyone who proclaims that they are a lover of true theatre ... an enthralling and brilliant production dripping with well directed tension and comedy ... dark modern theatre at its most exhilarating best and with a wickedly macabre sense of humour Theatrepeople
    The Pillowman is an excellent night out at the theatre. The acting is of a very high quality ... The Pillowman is what theatre should be - entertaining, challenging and demanding In Daily
    ... excellent production, directed with sensitive understanding by Megan Dansie and powerfully performed Radio Adelaide
  • MacbethAugust 2011
    two outstanding leads in this gripping Theatre Guild production The Advertiser
    An excellent production in all respects ... make sure you see this riveting production Glam Adelaide
    Director Eustice should be applauded for creating a great night of theatre Adelaide Theatre Guide
    'Tis a wondrous production, this Macbeth be! Theatrepeople
  • A View from the BridgeMay 2011
    ... in the Theatre Guild's superb production we have the newcomer of the year in the lead, Nigel Tripodi ... The Advertiser
    Bridge to a magic View ... Director John Graham is to be congratulated on a job very well done The Advertiser
    The Guild has lived up to its usual high standard with another winning production Adelaide Theatre Guide
    ... a most excellent revival ... a definite go see David Grybowski, dB Magazine
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