Tag: theatre

Underground Cinema’s ‘PATRIOT’ experience

Everything about Underground Cinema is a surprise. The film is secret. The location is secret. All you know is you’re going to watch a movie, interact with actors, and that you should dress a certain way. The UGC team are masters at…

French Theatre Company’s ‘Is Three Really a Crowd?’

‘Is Three Really a Crowd’ is the 87th production for the Melbourne French Theatre (Théâtre Français de Melbourne) in a history that goes back 38 years. Founded in 1977 by Michael Bula and A. David Gorrie. MFT’s latest offering was performed last week in the…

‘Working: The Musical’ at Chapel Off Chapel

I’m a sucker for musicals, beautifully blended voices and a good story or three. All of this means I’m slightly in love with “Working: The Musical” presented by the Queensland Conservatorium’s final year students, bringing their show to Chapel Off…

‘Oedipus Schmoedipus’: humor in death

‘Oedipus Schmoedipus’ is a play about death, with a cast including 25 different volunteers each night. And I was one of them! This could be a recipe for disaster. Instead, it’s a triumph. Created by the Sydney-based collective post (with no…

The Road to Woodstock: Joan Baez & Bob Dylan in song

‘The Road to Woodstock’ is a four-person musical journey through the life of folk singer Joan Baez during the 1960s, when she was a prominent activist through her music. Joan Baez has long been one of my favourite musicians, so…

Meme Girls at the Malthouse Theatre

Meme Girls, the brainchild of Ash Flanders, Stephen Nicolazzo, and Marion Potts, is an all-singing sensational adventure through the best (and very worst) of the beauty that is the viral side of YouTube. I’ll admit to not grasping every reference, but…

‘Do You Speak Chinese’ at the Malthouse Theatre

I wandered into ‘Do You Speak Chinese’ with no assumptions about what I was going to experience. I knew it was a piece about identity and heritage, and I’d made some predictions about dance styles that I might witness… What…

‘Nothing To Lose’ at the Malthouse Theatre

Fat people are awesome. Fat bodies are awesome. Fat babes dancing on stage? Breathtaking! I have followed the production of Force Majeure’s ‘Nothing To Lose‘ in the lead up to its launch at the Sydney Festival last year, where it…

Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Best of the Fest

Enter The Plus Ones’ Ultimate Comedy Festival Giveaway! This year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival is almost upon us once again. With over 500 shows and close to 150 different venues and rooms, choosing the right shows to fit your bill of…

Lion King Melbourne

I was 10 years old when I first watched ‘The Lion King‘ and 19 when the ‘The Lion King’ last came to Melbourne. I missed out that time but I wasn’t going to make the same mistake again. As a…