Tag: theatre

Melbourne Fringe Review: Sure Signs Of Love

Make sure to check out our guide to the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015 ‘Sure Signs Of Love’ is playing at the Melbourne Fringe Festival from 15-20 September 2015. It is billed as a ‘universal guide to dating the zodiac’ but…

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Melbourne Fringe Review: Little Mountain Goblin

Make sure to check out our guide to the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015 I love a good comedy that draws upon the inner truth within a performer, and to a point where it is not forced or overdone. ‘Little Mountain…

‘A Drone Opera’ flies into Arts House

“Do the drones sing?” “Is it a Star Wars opera?” or “what the hell is a drone opera?” has been the standard questions I’ve been asked all week upon mentioning I was going to see ‘A Drone Opera’.  Until experiencing…

To Be or Not To Be a Jew: ‘Bad Jews’ Review

Disclosure: I am a bad Jew. I don’t eat kosher. Don’t keep the Sabbath. And I have been known to date outside of my faith or lack thereof. Which made me the perfect candidate to head to opening night of the off-Broadway…

Detroit Redstitch

‘Detroit’ at Red Stitch Theatre

A dark comedy set in Detroit? Sign me up! I lived in the U.S. during the Global Financial Crisis, so I was particularly interested in attending this production. At the time a sense of anxiety, uncertainty, and vulnerability seemed to…

‘The Intergalactic Nemesis’ takes over Melbourne

‘The Intergalactic Nemesis’ is billed as ‘a live-action graphic novel’. Essentially it’s a radio play crossed with a comic book. What’s that, you say? Two niche topics with cult followings added together? I was so excited about this I nearly…

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Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015: The Plus Ones’ Guide

The Melbourne Fringe Festival gives Melburnians permission to turn into wide-eyed experience junkies: live art, cabaret, dance, circus, parties. From 16 September to 4 October across 160 venues, over 6,000 artists will deliver 400 events across the city. The Plus Ones’ team picked…

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The Plus Ones’ Favourite August Events

Ah, Melbourne. You’re just too much sometimes. From my very first nighttime cruise down the Rhine, er, Yarra (thanks to German beerhall Munich Brauhaus), to a night cozying up to NBA superstar Andrew Bogut, August was a month of highlights….

Savage in Limbo

Q44 Theatre’s ‘Savage in Limbo’

Who knew there was such entertainment as top-quality theatre productions at the dark end of Richmond? Not me, at least not until Thursday night when I was invited to see the opening night of director Gabriella Rose-Carter’s version of ‘Savage…

A Social Service

Review of ‘A Social Service’ at The Malthouse

‘A Social Service‘ premiered at Malthouse Theatre to a full house, and instantly set itself apart from any plays you’re likely to have seen recently. The stadium seating was on opposite sides of the room, with the stage in between…