An Evening with Germaine Greer review – hour-long ramble misses the #metoo moment

Drama theatre, Sydney Opera House
A timely keynote from one of the world’s leading feminists promised much but delivered little

It was the night after the women of Hollywood declared “time’s up” in a globally televised event. The night after the BBC was taken to task about pay inequality. The night after another alleged serial sexual predator was unmasked in Australia. Germaine Greer was delivering a keynote address in Sydney, and the goals were wide open.

The crowd gathered in the Sydney Opera House foyer on Monday could feel it. The crowd that gathered at the New York town hall on 30 April 1971 probably felt the same way.

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