Tag: theatre

Jurassica

‘Jurassica’: a magical story of the experience of migration

World premiere Australian play ‘Jurassica’ is the story of a journey through the experience of migration. It is a reflection about the idea of home, which is not a stable concept, but it constantly changes significance with new experiences and…

‘Bordello’: three levels of theatrical exploration

We didn’t know what to expect from ‘Bordello‘ – but the brief description of exploring a three-level brothel to uncover a story of intrigue piqued our interest. The first impression on walking into a smoky bare room, cordoned off with ‘do not…

NaGL (Not a Good Look): a roller-coaster ride of absurdity

Why not head on down to the Mechanics Institute in sunny Brunswick this week and catch one of the deliciously surreal performances of ‘NAGL (Not A Good Look)’ at The Mechanics Institute? That’s what I said to my plus one to…

Fringe Review: As You Like It

Merging classic theatre with contemporary art, ARDEN’s reimagining of Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It‘ is thoughtfully and tastefully done. Under the direction of Julian Beckedahl, ‘As You Like It’ delivered Shakespeare’s work beautifully.  Keeping the original language, the interpretation and…

The best events we attended in September

Melbourne, you just keep getting better and better. In September, we darted between launch parties for Melbourne’s new Southbank market, a pirate tavern, Scribble Creative’s salon featuring an independent publisher, the opening of a new Thai restaurant in Collingwood, and…

Melbourne Fringe Festival

Fringe Review: The Reality Event – Suicide + Game

“PLEASE NOTE: This performance may upset those affected by suicide. It is not a space for discussion about the subject of suicide itself; if you are feeling distressed or need to seek help, please call Lifeline 13 11 14 or the…

‘They Saw a Thylacine’ at The Malthouse Theatre

Third time’s a charm. I missed ‘They Saw a Thylacine’ at both the Melbourne and Adelaide Fringe Festivals (not to mention the resulting tour from their Tour Ready award). So I was delighted to attend the show’s opening night at…

Melbourne Fringe Review: Breaking Dad

Make sure to check out our guide to the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015 My Fringe started last night at the Festival Hub in North Melbourne. I love the variety, the experimentation, the surprises that come with our most popular art’s…

Melbourne Fringe Review: Shoot From The Hip

COMPETITION! Win four tickets to the show on Fri. 18th September! It’s Fringe time and I started mine in style by attending ‘Shoot from the Hip’ at the Courthouse in North Melbourne. It’s a jazzy crime noir show. This production takes…