Tag: play

The Exotic Lives of Lola Montez at Melbourne Fringe

Glamorous and boldly unconventional, Lola Martinez was the 19th centuries wildest showgirl.  The Exotic Lives of Lola Montez  is a reimagining of a life rich in adventure and controversy. Courtesan and countess, dancer and actress.  Lola lived a life of…

‘Bookcrastinators Anonymous’ at Melbourne Fringe

Come in, come in. Make yourself cozy. Here’s your name tag. Christian, right? Do you need another cushion? A blankie or a biscuit?  Have you finished the mandatory reading? Of course not. Bookcrastinators Anonymous is part book club, part support…

LEGOLAND Adults Only Night

When was the last time you embraced your inner child, cracked open a tub of Lego and got lost in an afternoon of colourful blocks and buildings? Sounds like you’re overdue for a play sesh, and we have the perfect…

‘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…

Completely Improvised Shakespeare at Melbourne Fringe

On a blustery spring evening, in a quiet northern pub, a Melbourne improv troupe took on the Bard for the enjoyment of a Fringe Festival audience. Completely Improvised Shakespeare, performed by the Soothplayers, has been a staple of the Melbourne…

Rama Nicholas in The Lucky Ones – Melbourne Fringe Festival

Rama Nicholas has a cult following among the cognoscenti at TPO, and you can add me to the list of adoring fans.  Rama returns with her titillating multi-character romance erotica feel-good  show The Lucky Ones to Fringe. It is an…

‘Take A Seat’ at Chapel Off Chapel

What happens you trap a seemingly random group of people in a room together and tell them they are all dead and awaiting a journey to heaven or hell? Do they accept their fate, question their religion, or does it…