Tag: theatre

F*ck Fabulous opens at Arts Centre Melbourne

After a year of anticipation (the production was originally slated for April 2020), F*ck Fabulous is on stage at the Arts Centre as part of the Midsumma Festival. One of the first things you might notice upon entering the Arts…

Lady covered in paint stairs at camera

We’re Probably Really Really Happy Right Now

Are we really, really happy right now? “We’re probably really really happy right now”, the new play by Ellen Grimshaw and directed by Sarah Vickery, premiered at Theatre Works this week, in the theatre’s newly redesigned COVID safe glasshouse. With…

À Ố Làng Phố is a must for circus lovers

À Ố Làng Phố is bringing a slice Vietnamese culture and circus to the Arts Centre stage for three nights only. Running as part of the Asia TOPA Performing Arts festival, the show is billed as ‘bamboo circus.’ (If you’re…

Immerse Yourself in A Midnight Visit

Perfectly timed for the Halloween season, A Midnight Visit invites visitors to step into an alternate world. The immersive theatrical experience embraces a gothic macabre aesthetic. And it’s certainly no ordinary trip to the theatre. Taking over an abandoned warehouse…

Step into a Mysterious World of Illusion and Wonder

The Melbourne International Arts Festival is in full swing, with another diverse calendar of programming. Thought provoking theatre? Check. Dynamic dance? Check. Experimental music? Check. A mentalist creating seemingly impossible experiences inside a mirrored tent? Check. The last item on…

‘I’m a Phoenix, Bitch’ ignites Arts Centre Melbourne

As I sit down to write about Bryony Kimmings’ Australian premiere of I’m a Phoenix, Bitch, I’m faced with a challenge. How does one convince audiences to see a show about postpartum depression? Childhood illness? Mental breakdowns? While most people…