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The Father at MTC

Melbourne Theatre Company premiers The Father

As a Plus Ones contributor, I regularly write about how lucky we are in Melbourne. Adding to that list of special experiences is Melbourne Theatre Company’s Australian premier of The Father. John Bell’s performance (of Bell Shakespeare fame) is outstanding. He…

Better Watch Out

Film Review: ‘Better Watch Out’

The Christmas movie that certainly isn’t for the whole family. Any fan of slasher/horror movies will be able to place the line, ‘I want to know who I’m looking at’. It’s the moment in Wes Craven’s postmodern slasher film to…

Suicide Row- Banner

Suicide Row: The Anti-Suicide Play for Men

A play about suicide. How could it be funny? With disarming bravado, four actors take us into the minds of men who have taken their lives- and what lies after the act. Michael Griffith positions us in the struggle of…

Book Of Exodus II

Book of Exodus Part II told by children

After the stunning first instalment, Adena Jacobs and Aaron Orzech return to the stage with Part II of their innovative provocative series, Book Of Exodus Part II. Theatre in the oldest sense awaits you – captivating, moving, and compelling. A work of…

The Magnetic Fields

The Magnetic Fields 50 Song Memoir

The Melbourne Festival is full of creative, emotional, and intellectually stimulating art. The Festival is a treat for the senses and the Australian exclusive of the Magnetic Fields 50 Song Memoir is yet another reason for Melburnians to feel special….

Oktoberfest in The Gardens

All the lederhosen in Melbourne at Oktoberfest in the Gardens

Oktoberfest in the Gardens was an eye opening experience to the number of people in Melbourne that own lederhosen and dirndl dresses. (Hint: that number is in the thousands.) With an affinity for short shorts and short skirts, this event…

Good Time

Film Review: ‘Good Time’

A pretty good time with a pretty bad dude. Some films have great openings. They kick into gear immediately, and you know what kind of a movie you’re about to watch, because, in the first few minutes, the tone is…

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Astaire dances again in ‘A Fine Romance’

Get your evening gear on and toes tapping in a magical night of nostalgic charm at A Fine Romance: The Magic Of Fred Astaire. Polished performances, supported by a three-piece musical ensemble, playful script, and elegant era choreography make this a…