Entertaining Mr Sloane
The Melbourne Theatre Company's production of Entertaining Mr. Sloane, written by British playwright Joe Orton, is their first of the new season, and I'm afraid it is a disappointing beginning.

Julius Caesar
Photo - Branco Gaica
Contemporary audiences are at once both made for and yet terribly ill-suited to opera. On the one hand, we live in the society of the spectacle, thriving on a diet of bigger-is-better media events. On the other, we also live in a permanent state of disinterested distraction, weaned on the faddish impermanence of a commodified mediascape.

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