Tag: Melbourne Theatre Company

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Two Shades Of Woman in MTC’s electric premiere, Arbus And West

A clash of two worlds meets in a confined space in award-winning Australian Stephen Sewell’s premiere new play, Arbus And West. This work is a piece of wonder, a mournful chronicle of patriarchy, women, sexuality, and identity in our modern…

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MTC’s An Ideal Husband delights in its trip back to 1890s London

Book yourself a seat at clever Dean Bryant’s opulent period version of Oscar Wilde’s satirical expose of corruption and hidden secrets, An Ideal Husband. It’s so good to see late Victorian mores live on 21st century stages, finding that hypocrisy…

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Modern Malaysian identity in MTC’s Hungry Ghosts

The world premiere MTC Education’s production of Jean Tong’s play, Hungry Ghosts, is a contemporary take on the life of young international students in Australia and the ghosts of homeland identity. Taking recent world events connected to Malaysia, it’s an…

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Vivid White ‘owns’ the Australian property market

Vivid White is brilliant. Melbourne Theatre Company brought Eddie Perfect’s clever satire to life at the Southbank Theatre. This world premier about the Melbourne property market hit close to home. Perfect set his sights on middle class aspirations and turned…

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Melbourne Theatre Company premiers The Father

As a Plus Ones contributor, I regularly write about how lucky we are in Melbourne. Adding to that list of special experiences is Melbourne Theatre Company’s Australian premier of The Father. John Bell’s performance (of Bell Shakespeare fame) is outstanding. He…

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Welcome Spring with Hay Fever!

There’s no better way to welcome in spring than via MTC’s lush new production of famed quipster Noel Coward’s 1925 farce about silly society in comic romp, Hay Fever. Almost 100 years old, this knockout version offers top-class cast, crystalline…