Tag: play

‘Jack Charles V The Crown’

He may be diminutive in size but he towers in stature. His legend is known worldwide but he is a local Melbourne man. His voice is rich and calloused, bearing testament to the artistic excellence and grace of a man…

‘Deceptive Threads’ at fortyfive downstairs

‘Deceptive Threads’, by David Joseph and Karen Berger, is a journey of self-discovery through investigation of family history. Joseph is both deviser and performer of this honest and humorous performance. Embodying family members, he tells stories of origin, community, and…

White wonderment with Weave Movement Theatre’s ‘White Day Dream’

See the best artistic use of hundreds of white plastic bags you’ve ever seen. Enter the zen-like pure white cloud space in Weave Movement Theatre’s ‘White Day Dream‘. The company is a complement of abled and ‘dis/abled’ physical theatre performers…

‘Sunshine’ plays at Red Stitch Theatre

One of the joys of theatre is the medium. Theatre allows unique forms of narrative, unavailable in cinema or literature. My favourite plays are the ones that make the most of this, providing an experience that you can’t see working…

‘Wit’: Pulizer Prize-winning theatre at 45 downstairs

Pulitzer Prize-winning theatre, I don’t get many invitations to see them. ‘Wit’ is the only play written by Margaret Etson, and she made it count – it won the Pulitzer, was performed hundreds of times all over the world, and…

Jasper Jones

Melbourne Theatre Company’s ‘Jasper Jones’

At the opening night of Melbourne Theatre Company’s production of Jasper Jones, the foyer was abuzz with champagne, photographers and various faces from the entertainment sphere. There was excitement in the air for this hugely anticipated adaptation of Craig Silvey’s…

Review of ‘Menopause The Musical – Women on Fire’

Menopause. The concept send shivers down my spine. Upon hearing the word I immediately think of my parents’ ongoing battle over the radiator and temperature control back home, not to mention my poor mother’s first ever serious encounter with anxiety. …