Impro-Lab: Transparencies

Improvisational dance performance is often more challenging for audiences than performers. Viewers need a great deal of patience, as they wait for the resonating moments when performers, sound, and visuals unite in mesmerizing synergies.

Grace
GoD BE IN MY MouTH’s Grace is essentially an extended domestic between three members of a long-estranged family conducted on a roof-top while three pigeon-headed people gambol about in the background.

The Season At Sarsaparilla
This new production of Patrick White’s ‘charade of suburbia’ The Season At Sarsaparilla, is all one could have hoped it could be: a triumph for director Benedict Andrews and for the STC’s Actors’ Company.

Love At Fast Sight
“How do you want your eggs in the morning; scrambled or fertilized?”
For those of us who have never experienced the weird and, well… weird world of Speed Dating, this play confirms our worst fears: Olivia Ansell’s hilarious short play seems more like a cautionary tale than an endorsement.

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West Side Story

In any field there are the standards, the yardstick by which all others in that arena are measured and in musical theatre – many regard West Side Story as that benchmark.

Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999 | James Acaster

You may have seen him on Netflix with his quirky style and very well crafted material. If you come with expectations you won't be disappointed but perhaps a little surprised. Because this time Acaster is a bad ass!

Not Quite White | Vanessa Steinberg

Steinberg opens with a long, graphic diatribe about dating as a 53-year-old serial divorcee with a history of drug use and adversity to working for a living.

Go Solo | Paul McDermott and Gatesy

If you’re a fan of a particular muso or comic, you’ve probably wondered what they’re like at home or with their mates. Tripod and DAAS fans now have that option. At least occasionally.

Wil-Informed | Wil Anderson

Wil is now 45 and it’s time for the middle-aged, white, hetero men to have their say! This threatened species needs to reclaim its position in the world and find its voice.

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Jane Bodie Wins 2019 Lysicrates Prize for Playwriting

Playwright Jane Bodie has been announced as the winner of the 2019 Lysicrates Prize for her play Tell Me You Love Me.

Ian Potter Southbank Centre opens to students and staff

More than 1000 students and staff have moved into the new state-of-the-art Ian Potter Southbank Centre, home to the new Melbourne Conservatorium of Music.

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