Tag: theatre

Picnic at Hanging Rock

The Malthouse Theatre produces interesting new work alongside new interpretations of classic scripts. (This season includes both Meow Meow’s Little Mermaid and The Glass Menagerie). So Tom Wright’s new play based on the classic Picnic at Hanging Rock fits right…

Festival of Live Art: Portraits in Motion

‘Portraits in Motion‘ at the Festival of Live Art starts with a show-and tell about flip book. What is a flip book? Berlin-based Volker Gerling demonstrated using his prized Nikon F3: Choose a subject, hold the shutter for precisely 12 seconds,…

Festival Of Live Art: Town Hall Pass

The Festival of Live Art is Melbourne’s biennial ode to all things live art (we went two years ago!). It is taking place from 1-13 March 2016 across the North Melbourne Town Hall, St. Kilda’s Theatre Works, and the Footscray…

Albert Camus’ ‘The Outsider’ at La Mama Theatre

  Have you ever wondered about the absurdity of it all? Have you ever had an entirely inappropriate emotional reaction to a real life tragedy? If you have, then Stork Theatre’s production of Albert Camus’ The Outsider is an excellent…

Triumph at fortyfivedownstairs

I was genuinely excited to make my way for the first time to fortyfivedownstairs – the renowned independent not-for-profit gallery and theatre. It was great to have fellow TPO writer/theatre major Jenny as my guide to the Paris-end Flinders Lane…

‘Another Other’ by Chamber Made Opera

‘Another Other’ by Chamber Made Opera is another foray into the realm of experimental art-making for which this Melbourne-based collective are renown. This show gives you a taste of what it might have felt to live in post-WWI Germany before the…

‘At Last – The Etta James Story’ at Arts Centre Melbourne

Narrative concerts are a relative newcomer to Melbourne’s live music scene. A far more authentic experience then a tribute concert, the audience also get to learn the stirring — yet often tumultuous life stories — of revered artists. Starring the…

‘The Winners’ at The Owl and Cat Theatre

Last Sunday was Valentine’s Day and what better way to spend it than to grab a hot date and take them to a show at The Owl and Cat Theatre, a small independent stage tucked into the back of a…