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Free Wil | Wil Anderson

Sun, 29 Mar 2015

Twenty years in the business and Wil Anderson has mastered the skills needed to be both funny and thought-provoking; the seventy minutes went in a flash, perfectly paced and with never a dull mo...

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Permanent Resident | Ivan Aristeguieta

Sat, 28 Mar 2015

When a comedian is successfully delivering his material to an audience in a foreign language, and is still able to generate laughs, that’s pretty damn incredible. Such is the case with Venezuelan-born Ivan Ar...

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Endgame | Melbourne Theatre Company

Sat, 28 Mar 2015

It’s not hard to ‘get in the mood’ for Endgame, as relevant now as when it was first written; a timeless portrayal of futility, of waste, of power struggle and desecration. Or you can see it as a psychic personal hell; it’s up to yo...

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Absinthe | Spiegelworld

Sat, 28 Mar 2015

In the follow up to their smash-hit Empire, Spiegelworld present their latest wayward circus/burlesque spectacular – Absinthe....

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New Order UK

Fri, 27 Mar 2015

For a chance to see Britain’s Hot New Things before they become household names, the tapas board that is New Order UK offers a rotating line-up featuring perfect bite-sized morsels of some excellent new ta...

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Les Miserables | Cameron Mackintosh

Fri, 27 Mar 2015

Apart from the discrepancies in the standard of singing and the gloomy lighting design which makes for a dark show, Les Mis is a really great piece of contemporary th...

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Almost Famous | Russell Peters

Fri, 27 Mar 2015

Laughter, it's said, is the best medicine. Research has concluded that laughter reduces pain, brings down blood sugar levels and relieves st...

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Everybody Loves Lucy | Luckiest Productions and Hayes Theatre Co

Sun, 22 Mar 2015

Everybody Loves Lucy is a short and sweet foray into the world of Lucille Ball, accompanied by all of its glorious ups and do...

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The Importance of Being Miriam | Andrew McKinnon

Sun, 22 Mar 2015

Well it may not be important, but this wonderful collection of personal anecdotes and passages from her favourite writers is yet another masterful performance from one of our most cherished pe...

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Wet House | Red Stitch Actors Theatre

Sun, 22 Mar 2015

UK writer Paddy Campbell is enjoying a monster success with his first full-length play, Wet House. Red Stitch Actors Theatre brings us the Melbourne premiere and it's a wi...

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Pirates of Penzance | Harvest Rain

Sun, 22 Mar 2015

Orchestra, curtains, lights and a plethora of pirates with a whole lotta ‘aaarrrrrrr’ burst onto the stage on Friday night at the Concert Hall, QP...

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When The Rain Stops Falling | New Theatre

Sat, 21 Mar 2015

When The Rain Stops Falling is a very good play and this is a cracking production.

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Pride and Prejudice | WAAPA

Sat, 21 Mar 2015

The 3rd Year Acting students at WAAPA recently presented Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin at the Geoff Gibbs Th...

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Elektra/Orestes | Belvoir

Sat, 21 Mar 2015

In this reworking of the Electra myth, writers Jada Alberts and Anne-Louise Sarks remain true to the heightened style of Greek tragedy, using archetypal characters to keep the narrative tightly focussed on the major theme of the tragedy of intergenerational family vi...

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Dinner | Black Swan State Theatre Company

Thu, 19 Mar 2015

As far as dinner parties go, this one is memorable for all the wrong reasons. Imagine if you will, a psychotic host hell bent on revenge and delivering tasty morsels such as primordial soup, apocalypse of lobster and frozen wa...

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Motion Picture | Lucy Guerin Inc

Thu, 19 Mar 2015

Motion Picture by choreographer Lucy Guerin, is a film in dance, a dance to a film, a dance in response to a film.

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Body of Work | Atlanta Eke

Thu, 19 Mar 2015

In Body of Work, Eke uses video cameras to create multiple repeating images of herself, looping segments of choreography upon themselves, creating an increasingly vaster whole with an intense focus on the shift from one moment to an...

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Fanfare Ciocarlia

Thu, 19 Mar 2015

For just a little while, Hamer Hall echoed with the band’s contagious gypsy-style wedding music and the audience found it impossible to sit quietly in their se...

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Cecily Hardy

Tasmania | Thursday, 19 March 2015

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From 24 March until 29 March, as part of the 2015 Tasmanian International Arts Festival, Hobart's Ascot Private Hotel will become the venue for the world premiere of Big hART Inc's latest theatrical event Blue Angel. Jan Chandler recently spoke with Creative Producer Cecily Ha...

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Born in 1995 this March Chapel Off Chapel will shed the torn jeans of its teenage years for a glamorous 20th birthday bash.

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Pirates of Penzance | Harvest Rain
Orchestra, curtains, lights and a plethora of pirates with a whole lotta ‘aaarrrrrrr’ burst onto the stage on Friday night...
The Importance of Being Miriam | Andrew McKinnon
Well it may not be important, but this wonderful collection of personal anecdotes and passages from her favourite writers i...
Giselle | The Australian Ballet
Romance, betrayal, death and redemption, it has all the makings of a modern day soap opera and yet The Australian Ballet’s...
When The Rain Stops Falling | New Theatre
When The Rain Stops Falling is a very good play and this is a cracking production.
Pride and Prejudice | WAAPA
The 3rd Year Acting students at WAAPA recently presented Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin at the Geoff Gibbs Theatre.