Before seeing the show, I didn't really know what 'genital origami' was. I now feel educated – nay, enlightened.
From the outset, Boneshaker is frenetic and fast paced. It is sketch comedy with a manic edge.
The show is a riot of inspired silliness, perfectly suited for its late night timeslot. If it sounds like you need to have a degree in Renaissance Theatre Studies to get the jokes, you don't.
Welcome to The Flick, a Worcester, Massachusetts movie theatre, home to one of the last motion picture projectors in the state. The Flick is a dinosaur in the digital age, owned by an unseen proprietor and operated by a sassy projectionist and two general hands who clean and run the box office and the candy concession.
This is black humour indeed, but delivered with an unusually light and zany, almost manic style that is hilarious in moments of high comedy and sharp satire.
A kitchen sinker for the 21st Century, The Children cements playwright Lucy Kirkwood's place in contemporary theatre's pantheon of stylists with form.
The stories he tells us, at their heart, aren't really funny stories. And yet he has us laughing along with him. He tells us of his broken relationships, job loss, the “cancery” death of his mother, his homelessness... the miserable list goes on.
80 minutes long, one man on stage and a rapt audience. His name is Thomas, Tommo, and he’s about to die. That
Applications are now open for the two-year Contemporary Asian Australian Performance (CAAP) Directors Initiative at Melbourne Theatre Company.
Sydney based designer Michael Hankin is the 2018 recipient of The Kristian Fredrikson Scholarship For Design in The Performing Arts.