Sunday, 26 March 2017
Melbourne
Giulio Caesar | Opera Australia
Written by Matthew Clayfield   
Thursday, 14 December 2006 19:00
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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A Mile In Her Shadow | The Store Room
Written by Jan Chandler   
Saturday, 09 December 2006 06:58
A Mile in Her Shadow
True describes himself as being trapped in a skin made up of three parts; the yellow is the good guy, the white is the bad guy and the middle is the blackness he lives within.
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For Samuel Beckett | The Eleventh Hour
Written by Jessica Thomson   
Monday, 04 December 2006 04:52
For Samuel Beckett
A relatively recent addition to Melbourne’s theatre scene, The Eleventh Hour has quickly established itself as an independent company of note since winning a couple of Green Room awards last year.
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Kiss Me, Kate | Ballarat Arts Academy
Written by Jessica Thomson   
Monday, 27 November 2006 09:53
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Photo - Ponch Hawkes
Based loosely on Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, Kiss Me Kate was Cole Porter’s most successful musical, sweeping the Tony Awards in 1949 and once again in 2000 following a Broadway revival.
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apoliticaldance | Not Yet Its Difficult
Written by Matthew Clayfield   
Wednesday, 13 December 2006 09:33
apoliticaldance
Modernity is something that happens to the body. It takes it and it breaks it. It commodifies and rapes it. It empties it out and renders it hollow. It displaces and disembodies it.
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Translations | The Malthouse Theatre
Written by Jan Chandler   
Thursday, 07 December 2006 04:05
Translations
Language and its role in culture and identity is central to this work and it is explored in all its complexity. Do we need to hang on to the language of the past in order to be ourselves?
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Requiem For The 20th Century | Theatre @ Risk
Written by Jan Chandler   
Thursday, 30 November 2006 04:35
Requiem For The 20th Century
A theatrical tour through the 20th century – you'd surely have to be mad to attempt such a work!
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Almost, Maine | Rubber Dog Productions
Written by Phoebe Hartley   
Thursday, 23 November 2006 09:58
almostmaine
Photo - Sandra Rucins
Presented in an appealing format of nine vignettes, Almost, Maine sets the simultaneous interlocking love stories on a chilly Friday night in a mythical North American town.
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