Tag: Malthouse

The Homosexuals Malthouse Theatre

‘The Homosexuals Or Faggots’ at The Malthouse

Subversive art is a fearful thing, not often attempted and almost never achieved, although every so often it takes to the stage, usually at the Malthouse Theatre. Declan Greene’s The Homosexuals or Faggots manages to weave the audience along a…

Little Emperors Malthouse Theatre Melbourne

Asia TOPA: Malthouse Theatre presents ‘Little Emperors’

When I attended the Malthouse Theatre 2017 season launch late last year, I left with one word to describe the upcoming season: ‘exciting’. Malthouse has chosen a range of unique, interesting work that push past the boundaries of traditional theatre….

‘Blaque Showgirls’ at the Malthouse Theatre

Full disclosure – I had high expectations when I heard that Nakkiah Lui’s new play was opening at the Malthouse. ‘Blaque Showgirls’ did not disappoint. The play follows ‘light skinned ‘blaque’ girl’, Ginny Jones (played by Bessie Holland), who dreams…

Malthouse Theatre’s 2017 season: your sneak peak

Let it be known that the TPO team can keep a secret. Which is no easy feat when the secret is new and exciting art. Case in point: receiving an early press release detailing Malthouse Theatre’s 2017 season. Start marking…

‘Gonzo’, a play about porn, at Malthouse Theatre

Does the word ‘penis’ make you feel uncomfortable?  How about images of bouncing titties, pubic hair or boners?  I’m pretty comfortable on the subject matter, but I’m not sure about the average Joe.  If you are squeamish on the subject,…

Edward II

‘Edward II’ at Malthouse Theatre

The theatre in Marlow’s time, or Shakespeare’s for that matter, was often blood-thirsty, gruelling and macabre.  The plotting and scheming within Edward II’s court was no less ruthless.  Writer Anthony Weigh has remastered Marlow’s play Edward II, and it is…

‘The Events’ at the Malthouse Theatre

‘The Events‘ is a play about a community-shattering act of violence. Each night actors Catherine McClements and Johnny Carr are joined on stage by a different Melbourne choir to tell the story. Before we even entered the theatre the foyer was…