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Rock Bang Review

Rock Bang is a highly charged fusion of music, theatre, and circus – A...

Rock Bang tells the story of Astrid and Otto from Die Roten Punkte as they flee to Berlin. Mark Turner In this, their 40th year performing, Circus Oz have combined their many talents with German...
Dream Lover – Bobby Darin Lives

Dream Lover – Bobby Darin lives

David Campbell revives the memory, music and the magnificence of Bobby Darin Last Thursday night my wife and I attended the evening performance of "Dream Lover - The Bobby Darin Musical" performed at the...
put the blame on mame

Put The Blame on Mame

Chapel Off Chapel - June 24-25   Fresh-faced Willow Sizer swaggers on stage for her debut cabaret Put The Blame on Mame, a tribute to her favourite jazz artists of the 40s. Draped in a fur...
who was janis joplin?


To her intimate friends, she was known as Pearl. To her enthralled public, she was Janis Joplin, one of the greatest female singers in the history of rock and roll. Best remembered for her...


Arts Centre – Hamer Hall – 21-23 October 2016 Paying homage to six of her biggest influences, Sara Baras’ Voces is a series of short performances punctuated by recordings of short monologues from each of...
backstage in biscuit land

Backstage in Biscuit Land

Malthouse – Beckett theatre 12 – 16 October 2016 Biscuits, hedgehogs and choruses about sex with animals might not seem like obvious or cohesive topic choices. Jessica Thom’s Backstage in Biscuitland, a semi-structured exploration of...


As part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival our Arts Editor Jessi Lewis has staged a 6-night performance at The Basement theatre behind the Hawthorn Arts Centre called Momento. After going to the wrong venue and...
the ozasia festival is young and confident – here are the shows to watch

The OzAsia Festival is young and confident – here are the shows to watch

The OzAsia Festival will showcase innovative and youthful performance art from across Asia. The formal launch of the OzAsia Festival’s visual arts program at the Adelaide Festival Centre earlier this month involved an encounter with...
shadowland at arts centre melbourne

Shadowland at Arts Centre Melbourne

What: Shadowland Where: Arts Centre Melbourne Artistic Directors: Robby Barnett, Michael Tracy Performers: Pilobolus Dance Troupe Written by: Steven Banks Composer: David Poe Set Designer: Neil Patel Costume Designer: Liz Prince It is hard not to have noticed the theatre sensation Shadowland...
stockley, see & mason – they didn’t turn back time, they ignored it!

Stockley, See & Mason – They didn’t turn back time, they ignored it!

I was fortunate to be among an audience of well over 100 committed live music desperado's at the Crackerjack Club last Sunday the 12th June. The Crackerjack club is one of Melbourne's newest live...