Proof that Shakespeare can shake up lives and his plays hold a mirror to life, The Twins sees two old school friends come back together forty years after playing the twins in Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, to rework it as a two-hander.
It doesn’t matter how much you know or care about the legality of the Essendon Football Club supplements program in 2013 – it won’t stop you enjoying this original and entertaining saga, because Kit Richards has a talent for making otherwise dull stories fun and interesting. And for writing damn good songs.
Dave Thornton can tell you almost to the second how long he was in lockdown with his pre-school children in a tiny Brunswick house this past year.
Now he’s out and excited and rearing to go, so for dog’s sake don’t arrive late to his show. He is quick-witted, slick, and will be merciless.
This is a remarkable and very timely and pertinent play, expertly staged and directed by Libby Drake and masterfully (mistressfully?) acted by a very fine, large cast.
Accompanied by the incredible Melbourne Sympathy Orchestra under the direction of Benjamin Northey, the comedic cabaret covid free powerhouse eventually arrived on stage to kick off two incredible hours over two fabulous evenings at our glorious Hamer Hall.
Le Petit Prince or The Little Prince is a most beloved tale by the French pilot, writer and aristocrat, Antoin de Saint-Exupéry. A fable that will resonate no matter how old you are or whatever your life story.
Based on real life events, The Lifespan of a Fact dissects what happens when the truth gets in the way of a good story and the moral implications of elaboration.
There's something special about Aussie rural country towns. They all share some characteristics but they also each have their own treasured, unique traditions and private aspirations for their future, and a pride in their particular identity.