Tag: Arts Centre Melbourne

Guru of Chai Melbourne

‘The Guru of Chai’ at Arts Centre Melbourne

The Guru of Chai starts at Bangalore railway station, India. Amidst all the chaos, noise, trains, announcements, ticket inspectors and countless passengers, there is a chai wallah, or tea seller named Kutisar, who makes his living selling tea to various…

Best of August: What to see, eat, drink, and do

August is here! We can begin the countdown to spring. That does not mean you need to be any less busy though so we’ve pulled together our top picks for what you need to be doing this month. And let…

CoisCeim’s The Wolf And Peter

Weekend 1 of the school holidays and little people were seen about town. At the theatre, the seats were packed with excited faces, joyful carers, and an atmosphere of 100% concentration. There wasn’t a touch screen in sight. Such are…

Minnie and Liraz Melbourne Theatre Company

‘Minnie & Liraz’ – Melbourne Theatre Company’s hilarious new play

Melbourne Theatre Company’s newest play, Minnie and Liraz, features old ladies zipping about in mobility buggies. Bather-clad fistfights in poolside change rooms. Complaints about the daily menu, plus bitter fights over the past. Another Lally Katz gem, this quirky comedy…

Full Moon Orb Sydney Dance Company

Sydney Dance Company’s double bill, ‘ORB’

Sydney Dance Company’s double bill, ORB, showed at Arts Centre Melbourne to rapturous applause. ORB opens with the mystifying Full Moon by Taiwanese choreographer Cheng Tsung-lung, a hypnotising melody of his fascination with the moon and all those who inhabit…

Richard III Bell Shakespeare Melbourne

Bell Shakespeare’s Richard III – a total triumph

Kate Mulvaney gives us a Richard unlike any seen before in the world in Bell Shakespeare’s Richard III. (And that’s not just because it’s a woman playing a man.) In a marathon effort of physical and psychological dexterity, including a…

Lord Of The Flies at Arts Centre Melbourne

A flash of thrilling masculinity tied up in an age of terror wowed the opening night audience in famed UK choreographer Matthew Bourne, and New Adventures & Re:Bourne’s, reinvention of the literary classic, Lord Of The Flies. A world first,…

Passenger – A Bus Through Melbourne’s Wild West

Passenger is a production by Jessica Wilson which was born out of works produced for the now (sadly) grandfathered Big West Festival. When I saw the concept — a bus ride through Docklands, set to a Western, where you are…