Category: comedy

Summer romance in a Rose Garden – MSC’s Romeo And Juliet returns

An evening under a summer’s sky awaits you with some of the most famous romantic lines of all time in Melbourne Shakespeare Company’s newest outing, Romeo And Juliet. Set outdoors in St Kilda Botanic Garden’s beautiful Rose Garden, tucked between…

The School of Rock Band

School of Rock the Musical Rocks Melbourne

Take a hit movie and combine it with the music of Andrew Lloyd Webber and you have a recipe for success. School of Rock The Musical delivers on this promise, with an upbeat, entertaining and humorous production. It’s a simple…

Rhymezone

Rhymezone Drawing Crowds at the Melbourne Fringe Festival

The patrons for this year’s Melbourne Fringe Festival were spoilt for choice when it came to high quality improvised theatre. The variety was especially noticeable, and Rap Rap Rappin’ on Heaven’s Door, a completely improvised rap musical, was especially drawing…

Murder Village

‘Murder Village’ at the Melbourne Fringe Festival

Murder Village. The name is ominous, yet it is the perfect tongue-in-cheek setting for a genius hybrid between a murder mystery and a professional long form improvised format. Creator David Massingham, starring as a seemingly incompetent Detective Gullet, teams up…

‘Montreal’ by Paul Richards at the Melbourne Fringe Festival

It is always wonderful to see a show dedicated to a passion, yet accessible to all if given the knowledge that the entertainment comes from the handling of the source. Paul Richards delivers ‘Montreal’ during this year’s Melbourne Fringe Festival…

Funny Cow

Film Review: ‘Funny Cow’

You won’t see this punchline coming Sometimes, you’ll be so enthralled by a movie while watching it, you won’t notice how odd it was until the lights come up, the screen dims and you make your way out of the…

sway melbourne magic festival

The Honest Con Man at Melbourne Magic Festival

Lie, cheat, steal, win…words of advice a friend once jokingly gave me to get ahead in life. Nicholoas J. Johnson’s life motto isn’t too dissimilar: persuade, influence, manipulate, which is put on display at his Melbourne Magic Festival show, Sway….

Ebony Black

The Three Deaths of Ebony Black at The Butterfly Club

The Butterfly Club serves up a wonderful array of shows outside of the festival season throughout the year, and there is one that is currently earning praise in the field of creative theatre. ‘The Three Deaths of Ebony Black’ is…