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Love Bites

Sat, 31 Jan 2015

There was nothing inherently wrong with the format, which was a panel discussion and some audience participation, it just wasn’t that fu...

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Briefs: The Second Coming

Sat, 31 Jan 2015

Briefs: The Second Coming sold out before it even opened at the Perth Fringe Festival this year. They’ve performed here several times before and their well-deserved reputation preceded th...

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The Truth, The Whole Truth and Nothing But The Truth...So Help Me God | Fiona O'

Fri, 30 Jan 2015

The Truth, The Whole Truth and Nothing But The Truth...So Help Me God, is Fiona O’Loughlin coming clean. She’s objective, honest, amusing and, I have to say, more endearing than I have ever found her be...

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Eleanor's Story | Offending Shadows

Fri, 30 Jan 2015

Eleanor’s Story is moving because it is of a childhood ravaged by World War II. The show is riveting because of Ingrid Garner’s extraordinary ability to manifest the characters and events in...

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All Out of Pride | Quinn & de Grussa

Thu, 29 Jan 2015

Geraldine Quinn and Michael de Grussa set the 80’s retro tone immediately in their all-white ensembles.

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Death Stole My Dad | Chaos Ensemble

Thu, 29 Jan 2015

Subtle drama examines the nature of grief, and the consolations of LEGO.

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Point and Shoot | Holland Street Productions

Mon, 26 Jan 2015

After the reign of the blockbuster movie back in 2015, when movies were made purely for box office sales and devoid of any true meaning, the film industry has reverted back to making “A...

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Changeling | Camille O’Sullivan

Sun, 25 Jan 2015

Everybody raves about the famously self-styled, self-taught nuclear-fission/fusion that is Irish/French singer Camille O’Sullivan. She got a standing ovation the other night at the Fa...

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Fish in the Sea | Bastard Theatre Company

Sun, 25 Jan 2015

Right from the get-go, Fish in the Sea was out to take the piss. Aptly named Bastard Theatre created this work for The Fringe Festival and it was such a good fi...

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Les Miserables

Sun, 25 Jan 2015

Arguably one of the greatest musicals of all time, Les Miserables is an ageless masterpiece that has endured and thrilled audiences for three de...

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On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco | Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord

Fri, 23 Jan 2015

Combining Chekov’s wonderful, comic monologue On the Harmful Effects of Tobacco with music from Bach, Berio and Tchaikovsky makes for a short and charming salon piece from the Théâtre des Bouffes du No...

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Strictly Ballroom The Musical

Fri, 23 Jan 2015

In the early 90s (was it that long ago?) an unknown turned his student play into a low-budget film that took Australia and most of the world by storm. Now some 20 years later, the not-so-unknown Baz Luhrmann has brought that same story full circle and back to the st...

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Falling Through Clouds | The Last Great Hunt

Fri, 16 Jan 2015

Theatre makers have much in common with children at play. Both delight in using minimal props in a small contained space to transport themselves into a completely different scenario that is often another world aw...

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Have I No Mouth | Brokentalkers

Fri, 16 Jan 2015

Have I No Mouth will divide audiences. This is an excellent idea for a play, especially for those with an interest of psychotherapy or the use of drama in ps...

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The Experiment

Fri, 16 Jan 2015

The Experiment is a rich immersive sensory experience if you can accept the fact that this show is more about technology in the form of striking video projections, and coldly mechanical synth driven soundscapes than it is about the man on st...

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Prime Cuts | STRUT Dance

Thu, 15 Jan 2015

Emma Fishwick and Laura Boyne further develop conceptual movement pieces, exploring the potential of chosen themes and playing with their performers’ physical ta...

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Wot? No Fish!! | bread&circuses

Thu, 15 Jan 2015

Braverman is a charming and unassuming story teller and he imbues it all with such humour and such genuine love that his performance is ca...

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Sunday Soiree in the Milkbar | Julia Messenger

Mon, 12 Jan 2015

Take one excellent piano, an excellent pianist (Andrea Keller) to play it and a diva with enormous vocal talent and you’ve got everything you need for an afternoon to sa...

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Strictly Ballroom The Musical
In the early 90s (was it that long ago?) an unknown turned his student play into a low-budget film that took Australia and...
Fish in the Sea | Bastard Theatre Company
Right from the get-go, Fish in the Sea was out to take the piss. Aptly named Bastard Theatre created this work for The Frin...
Les Miserables
Arguably one of the greatest musicals of all time, Les Miserables is an ageless masterpiece that has endured and thrilled a...
Point and Shoot | Holland Street Productions
After the reign of the blockbuster movie back in 2015, when movies were made purely for box office sales and devoid of any...
Changeling | Camille O’Sullivan
Everybody raves about the famously self-styled, self-taught nuclear-fission/fusion that is Irish/French singer Camille O’Su...

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Marion Potts to leave Malthouse Theatre
Malthouse Theatre’s Artistic Director Marion Potts will leave the company at the end of March to take up a senior position wi...