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Bravura performance from a clown for the ages, Scaramouche Jones

A one man play about a clown’s lifetime kept us mesmerised for 80 minutes in brilliant modern classic, Scaramouche Jones. Concerning a loveable rogue and tired stage man, this exquisite piece of millienium’s end writing gives us the clown’s journey…

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VIN Diemen – Tasmania’s Finest Wines come to Melbourne

On a surprisingly warm and sunny Melbourne day, my Plus One and I headed to Pure South Dining to experience the VIN Diemen festival for wine and fun. The festival is a showcase of Tasmania’s fine wines and culinary delights. We were…

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Hallowed Ground-Australian Women Doctors At War

100 years of war. Many decades of suppression. The Australian women medicos we never knew across a century of war come vividly to life in Carolyn Bock and Helen Hopkin’s superb writing presenting their lives in The Shift Theatre’s Hallowed…

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MTC’s An Ideal Husband delights in its trip back to 1890s London

Book yourself a seat at clever Dean Bryant’s opulent period version of Oscar Wilde’s satirical expose of corruption and hidden secrets, An Ideal Husband. It’s so good to see late Victorian mores live on 21st century stages, finding that hypocrisy…

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Shakespearean-themed dance-a-thon rocks

A Shakespearean- themed night of diverse dance styles captivated an audience in Shakespeare: Tragedies And Comedies for one night only at The Athenaeum Theatre.  The annual showcase of performance leaders Masters Of Choreography, the show was a luxuriant display of finely…

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Swan Lake On Ice thrills by The Imperial Ice Stars

Do you love classical dramas told in music that will live through the ages? The allure of spinning white boots atop a white ice pediment? The Disney-like magic of fairytale romance told through the art of body and design? This…

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Practically Perfect- The Music Of Julie Andrews

On a dark winter’s night have your heart warmed by an trip down memory lane revived with fabulous songs that make your heart sing. With encouragement by confident leads Karla Hillam and Jeremy Hinman, the audience did a lot of…

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Sing diva anthems in He’s Every Woman

Powerhouse singer Justin Clausen and glittering pianist Jamie Burgess serve a sophisticated hour of passion, pain, the past, and other dramatic notes on a trip down memory lane reviving anthemic songs from pop’s best women in He’s Every Woman. You…

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Warm up cold nights with winter’s Melbourne Cabaret Festival

Outside, it’s dark, and wet.  A perfect time to come in and get moody, slick, and flamboyant. It’s winter, it’s Melbourne, it’s time for the 9th annual Melbourne Cabaret Festival. Proud co-sponsors The Ron and Marg Dobell were honoured at…