Author Archives: Stephen Carnell

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STEVE MARESCA plays Norman Bruhn

As an actor, people often ask me if it is hard to play a “villain”? Steve Maresca Norman Bruhn was a notorious and violent Australian dockworker, armed robber and standover man with links to the criminal underworld in both Melbourne … Read More

LUCY HADFIELD plays Tilly Devine

No one saw the power she was to become … Read More

CHRIS MILLER plays Jim Devine

He was placed on the spectrum of morality Chris Miller I was very fortunate to lead Razorhurst True Crime Walking Tours in King Cross for a while, having plenty of time to understand Jim Devine’s story before starting rehearsals. Knowing … Read More

DONNA RANDELL plays Lillian Armfield

Portraying a trailblazing Australian policewoman Dona Randell I was very fortunate to lead Razorhurst True Crime Walking Tours in King Cross for a while, having plenty of time to understand Jim Devine’s story before starting rehearsals. Knowing that Jim was … Read More

Opening Night of Razor Gang Wars

Do join us, entry is FREE for ticket holders for 6.30pm and 8pm performances that evening. If you’re coming to the earlier session, there are several pleasant places nearby to dine or have a drink before meeting Larry at 9pm. … Read More

Steve Maresca plays Norman Bruhn

People often ask me as an actor is it hard to play a “villain”? An actor cannot see “heroes” or “villains” with who they are portraying, only people. Reading Normans life story, I saw a man full of ambition to be at the top of the table and he was not going to let anyone get in his way. … Read More

Deirdre Campbell

Deirdre Campbell plays Kate Leigh

Kate became an Australian underworld icon and known as the ‘Queen of Surry Hills’ .. the ‘Snow Queen’. But she had competition and became engaged in a well-known, violent feud with her rival Tilly Devine that lasted 20 years. You can’t help but admire her. She had a harsh life and she not only survived – she thrived. … Read More

Kyla Ward plays Constable Peg Fisher

Peg is not someone to be trifled with. She knows which side she’s on. She has a strict moral code that has survived her experience of the world and is not afraid to pass judgment, with all the benefit of hindsight. She will hector and boss you around, but rest assured, she will keep you safe. … Read More

Story of Frank Theeman and Abe Saffron

Frank Theeman and Abe Saffron were two of the most notorious figures in the history of organized crime in Australia. Both men were involved in a range of illegal activities, Abe in drug trafficking, prostitution, and extortion, Frank in corrupting … Read More