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Bare Beckett poetics enchant in McGovern’s Watt

In a postmodern world, after two world wars, we are now caught up in the busy noise of the digital, the technical, and the experiential. Arts Festival’s need to wow and offer larger than life events. In Tom Creed and…

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2:20AM A play about suicide survival

Survival after a suicide loss. You wouldn’t think there was much positive about it. Yet award-winning playwright and Anvil Productions co-Director Rebecca Lister reveals a wellspring of strength inside a group of suicide bereaved who join a writer’s group after the…

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Legend- Stories of a Nation serves up Ukrainian delights

Dynamic national stories and traditions told in bright colours, intricate design, and vibrant movement were enjoyed at the end of Lehenda Ukrainian Dance Company’s 2018 national tour of Director Melanie Moravski Dechnicz’s Legend – Stories Of A Nation. An auditorium…

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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…