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…

Modern Medea pleads her case in Medea- A Reasonable Woman

One of the greats of drama, Medea speaks direct to her jury in Uninvited Theatre’s newest creative work, Medea – A Reasonable Woman. Coolly articulate, she seems every bit today’s mid-life wife defamed by a quixotic Athenian husband. When courted,…

Eggsistentialism at the Melbourne Fringe 2018

If you happen to be a woman in your 30s there is a 99.9% chance that someone has questioned you about your re-productive plans. It is rather astonishing how what we do with our body appears to be everybody’s business…

Sleepover Gurlz

Sleepover Gurlz at the Melbourne Fringe Festival

Fringe performances have been known to experiment with interesting spaces as part of creating quirky atmospheres. Some have been set in car parks, some in swimming pools, and some even use the city blocks of Melbourne as a roving setting….

lost picnic melbourne

Lost Picnic Comes to Melbourne

Melbourne, get your Spring picnic game on with the ultimate Sunday session crossed picnic crossed live concert. That’s right, Lost Picnic is coming to Melbourne on October 7, and it’s the the perfect place to kick off your shoes and…

Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix Hospitality Launch

It’s one of the biggest weeks of the year for Formula 1 fans across the globe – the Australian Grand Prix! As anyone that has been to this high-octane event will tell you, it’s not all about the cars. To…

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…

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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…

Ich Nibber Dibber – inane meets imagination at Malthouse Theatre

I’ll be honest – after reading Malthouse Theatre’s description of Ich Nibber Dibber, I was still unsure what to expect from the production. But I was intrigued. The press release begins with, “imagine switching on a tape recorder and leaving…