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Book of Exodus play Melbourne

‘The Book Of Exodus – Part I’ at Theatreworks

In Book Of Exodus – Part I, the performance begins with us staring for a minute in silence at a white background wall. Before the wall are piles of broken white foam smothering the territory. The ocean of detritus resembles…

‘1984 The Play’: an immersive shock session

A thrilling night of thought-control by the Ministry of Peace came alive for us in an urgent telling of George Orwell’s social manifesto, 1984 The Play. Directors Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan’s bold revisioning of post-WWII paranoia is presented for…

Dream Puppets The Tempest

Dream Puppets perform ‘The Tempest’ at the Wheeler Centre

In a full house of school-age kids, Dream Puppets showcased their artful new production, a version of Shakespeare’s The Tempest as part of the Wheeler Kids literacy program at the Wheeler Centre. Founded in 1996, this company is highly experienced, touring extensively…

hokes bluff Melbourne theatre

‘Hoke’s Bluff’: A subversive theatrical sports blockbuster

Tyler, high school star athlete of the Hoke’s Bluff Wildcats, has his biggest game ahead of him. The State finals against the Tuscaloosa Titans. If that isn’t pressure enough, he has to deal with an overbearing coach, love-troubles with his…

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…

Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls Melbourne

A magical journey in ‘The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls’

  The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls, by Meg Miroshnik, is a unique and enchanting play. A misty haze looms over the dark and mysterious set of this new production by Boutique Theatre. The superbly directed production by Elizabeth Millington…