Tag: play

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….

The Rage of Achilles Stork Theatre Melbourne

See ‘The Rage of Achilles’ come to life with Stork Theatre

Some of the oldest male war stories in the modern world are showcased in Stork Theatre’s Iliad adaptation, The Rage of Achilles. Humphrey Bower’s athletic form paces and prowls the crucifix-shaped promontory, shrouded in clay-coloured camouflage nets. Barely falling silent,…

Erasers Owl and Cat Theatre Melbourne

‘Erasers’ at The Owl & Cat Theatre

Erasers, written by Jake Arky and directed by Gabrielle Savrone at The Owl and the Cat Theatre, is a dark and contemporary production featuring some outstanding performances and creative storytelling. The writer of this play is from the United States…

Lamante anglaise fortyfivedwonstairs Melbourne

‘L’Amante Anglais – The English Lover’ at fortyfivedownstairs

Did you ever think you’d sympathise with a murderess? A breathtaking 100 minutes of tragic human drama is laid bare in Laurence Strangio’s reprisal of his popular adaptation of romantic French novelist Marguerite Duras’ 1967 novella, L’Amante Anglais. This lauded…

Take a Seat Kieran Gould-Dowen The Butterfly Club Melbourne

‘Take a Seat’ at The Butterfly Club

What happens after we die? We’ve all probably asked ourselves this from time to time, but only Kieran Gould-Dowen decided to make a play about it. Take A Seat is set in a courthouse waiting room, where seven confused and frightened…

‘The Wind in the Willows’ in the Royal Botanic Gardens

Melbourne’s Royal Botanic Gardens are the perfect setting over summer for audiences of all ages to enter the magical world down on the riverbank in The Australian Shakespeare Company’s The Wind In The Willows. Seated on a soft, grassy incline,…

‘The Screwtape Letters’ at Chapel off Chapel

If you have ever considered renouncing goodness and training to become a demon, The Screwtape Letters is a great place to start. Based on The Chronicles of Narnia author C.S. Lewis’s popular satire, it concerns the letters between an elder…