Tag: Northcote Town Hall

‘Too Ready Mirror’ at Melbourne Fringe Festival

Written by Jamaica Zuanetti and Directed by Rachel Barring, The Melbourne Fringe Festival presents their deeply profound play, Too Ready Mirror. I was immediately pulled in by the poster which was dark, twisted, and had an element of mystery. It…

‘Underworld’ – a dynamic show at the Northcote Town Hall

Underworld is an energetic and crunchy dance performance devised by contemporary dance choreographers Sarah Aiken and Rebecca Jensen and presented by Darebin Arts Speakeasy. Streams of plastics across the performance space at the Northcote Town Hall as cocooned performers worm…

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‘NICHE’, a new work from Elbow Room

‘Niche’ can be many things. To fans, Niche is a popstar, she’s unique, and they can not get enough of her. In science terms, Niche is a parasite. She is a biological species that has infected the environment of modern…

Melbourne Salami Festa 2016: meat lovers, unite

Meat lovers of Melbourne, unite! The Melbourne Salami Festa is here for you. I took it upon myself to spend an afternoon stuffing my face with all things salty, meaty, and Italian. My senses were ignited as I meandered through the…

Melbourne Magic Festival: MagicSports

What do you get if you take TheatreSports but use magicians instead of actors and add magical objectives as well as theatrical ones? You end up with MagicSports, a wonderful opportunity for magicians to show their comedic side. And sometimes it’s even…

Melbourne Magic Festival: Cath Jamison – Conjure Woman

Cath Jamison uses no stage props. She doesn’t need them. From the moment she walks onto the stage at the Northcote Town Hall, her personality fills the room with sassiness and charismatic mischief. The evening starts with you walking into an…

Melbourne Magic Festival: Max Maven

Northcote Town Hall has been transformed into a hub of shady-looking characters, a disproportionate number of them brandishing decks of cards. The smell of popcorn wafted through the air, and there was even a free show going on while we…

Melbourne Magic Festival: Deceptology

As I walked into the Northcote Town Hall I was immediately transported through time. I felt as if I was standing in a little town’s plaza from the 1900s: people of all ages and sizes walked around the dimly lit…

Melbourne Magic Festival 2016: The Plus Ones’ guide

If you love magic, then the 2016 Melbourne Magic Festival will blow your mind. Running for 13 days from 27 June – 9 July, the festival is the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. This year, the sixth edition…

Celebrate Shakespeare with ‘The Winter’s Tale’

It’s the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, and Melbourne is all a-whirl with commemorative events. So far this year we’ve seen an all-female version of ‘Coriolanus’. Experienced ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ on the banks of the Maribyrnong River. And been…