Tag: theatre

Saturday Night Fever at Chapel Off Chapel

It’s Saturday night, what you doing on your back? You should be dancing! YEAH! ‘Saturday Night Fever’ is in town for a three-week run at Chapel off Chapel, brought to you by StageArt. The Plus Ones were invited to boogie…

A little ‘Schmaltz’ at The Malthouse Theatre

Daniel Schlusser invites audiences to ‘soar like an eagle covered in cheese’ this Valentine’s weekend with the production of ‘Schmaltz‘ at the Malthouse Theatre. Clearly this theme struck a chord with Melbourne audiences, as the Tower Theatre was packed to the rafters…

Gone at Gasworks Arts Park: Midsumma Premier Event

The Midsumma Festival is almost over for another year but they’ve saved one of the best for last. ‘Gone’ premiered in Melbourne on Wednesday night, and is here for a short time before moving to Brisbane for the Melt Festival….

Midsumma: ‘The Measure of a Man’ review

How DO you measure a man? My plus one and I pondered this as we made our way to the Gasworks Arts Park to see ‘The Measure of a Man’, a play by critically acclaimed queer artist Gavin Roach. We…

Meow Meow’s Little Mermaid at The Malthouse

I really love ‘The Little Mermaid’ – not the wide-eyed Disney version (although that’s pretty great too) but the gritty original story of doomed love and the always looming threat of turning into sea foam if you get your heart…

February 2016: The Best of the Best

We’ve scoured Melbourne’s social scene, and we’ve tracked down our top picks for February, just for you. Without further ado: Courtyard Cantina: Every Friday in February – “Delight your senses with DJ’s, pop-up bars, live music and authentic foods from…

Tinderbox at the Owl and Cat

Tinderbox is an outstanding play, let me get that out of the way. Still, after little more than an hour duration, the audience met the closing scene with scattered applause. I can explain – I was too stunned to react,…

Thrill Me at Chapel Off Chapel

You might have heard of a murder mystery party before. But how about a murder musical? Neither had I until I saw Thrill Me: The Leopold and Loeb Story at Chapel Off Chapel as part of Midsumma Festival. Walking into…

Australian Shakespeare Company: Tinkerbell & The Dream Fairies

I had the pleasure of attending The Australian Shakespeare Company‘s 2015 summer season, and couldn’t rate it highly enough. Some of those shows, such as ‘The Wind In The Willows’ and ‘Pirates of The Carribbean’, are running a second season –…