Murder on the Dance Floor at Melbourne Zoo

After being greeted at the gate by a security guard, we were guided through various parts of the zoo, using only a torch and moonlight to illuminate our path. Empty of all visitors, and shrouded mostly in darkness, the zoo…

‘Bookcrastinators Anonymous’ at Melbourne Fringe

Come in, come in. Make yourself cozy. Here’s your name tag. Christian, right? Do you need another cushion? A blankie or a biscuit?  Have you finished the mandatory reading? Of course not. Bookcrastinators Anonymous is part book club, part support…

LEGOLAND Adults Only Night

When was the last time you embraced your inner child, cracked open a tub of Lego and got lost in an afternoon of colourful blocks and buildings? Sounds like you’re overdue for a play sesh, and we have the perfect…

PO PO MO CO present ‘Recreation & Leisure’ at Melbourne Fringe

PO PO MO CO present Recreation & Leisure delivers an hour of more than a dozen outrageous, baffling, grotesque, and over-the-top if not impossible to define sketches. The Queer Post-post Modern Comedy (PO PO MO CO) troupe exists to address…

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The Domestic Goddess Comes To Town

When life throws you lemons, make lemon tart! So advises singing goddess herself, Raelene Isbester, in her 2016 award-winning tale of all the ingredients that make up the televisual culinary domestic goddess we so love in a reinvention of her…

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Queen Margaret v. The Patriarchy

Gillian English packs a punch as defamed English queen, Margaret of Anjou, in deconstructed feminist outing, She Wolf. This lady knows her Shakespeare and reinterprets the wrongful depictions Bill landed this woman with with attack and wit. A skilled Shakespearean…

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Heroes Honoured in WWII drama, Kokoda-The Play

Months toiling in tropical mud with 70kgs backpacks, marching up steep inclines in intermittent downpour, mosquitoes buzzing about. Watching mates die of dysentery beside the track as you push forward. Guiding ‘angels’, the  ‘Fuzzy Wuzzy’ native force, who tended to…

Cellarmasters’ Meet The Makers Wine Tasting

Twenty of Australia’s best wine makers gathered on a cold, wet Melbourne evening to serve up their winning wines at the annual Cellarmasters’ Meet the Makers event in the Docklands. Unlike many other wine tastings, Meet the Makers did not focus…