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Wednesday, December 8, 2021
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You Got Older

Another great night at Red Stitch watching the Australian premiere of You Got Older.  I love the way the stage space is used to create such different dramatic multimedia sets. With minimal props and beige...
MAROONED the play

‘MAROONED’ a play by Michael Gray Griffith produced by Rohana Hayes

18 – 28 September 2019 Review by Meredith Fuller Southbank Theatre, The Lawler PRESENTED BY The Wolves Theatre Company Four souls are Marooned in a room in the afterlife. They have no connection other than they have all...
7th floor theatre’s production of john patrick shanley’s “where’s my money”.

7th Floor Theatre’s production of John Patrick Shanley’s “Where’s My Money”.

Tonight I went to The Burrow, an art's venue in Fitzroy to see "Where's My Money". This is a thoroughly independent theatre and in case I'm already boring you I'll get to the gist....
Momento

Momento

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...
vomit: a critic’s review “a smash hit!”  

Vomit: A Critic’s review “A SMASH HIT!”  

Fresh from his tour de force, “Marooned” where he lifts the lid on suicide, (still playing and also doing regional touring) Michael Gray Griffin has penned another smash hit that portrays the female archetypes...
billy elliot review by frank howson

BILLY ELLIOT Review by Frank Howson

Stephen Daldry’s skillful direction elevates the musical “Billy Elliot” from the potential syrupy quagmire of cute to the genuinely touching and ultimately thought-provoking result that is on display at the resplendent Regent Theatre, Melbourne. For...
sweet phoebe by michael gow

Sweet Phoebe by Michael Gow

What happens when all the controls, checks and balances we shape a relationship through counselling and hard work to keep the peace are thrown out of whack by the introduction of a new element...
Dream Lover

DREAM LOVER – The Musical

America Comes To Sydney via St. Kilda If America has a ‘Kissing Cousin’ it is Australia. Canada is geographically too close, and, too many of the blighters have French as their mother tongue. New Zealand...
don’t trust me; i’m a dentist  (a one-act play at the meat market – north melbourne)

Don’t Trust Me; I’m A Dentist (A one-act play at the Meat Market...

Do you like going to the dentist?   I suspect that most of us don't really enjoy the experience. Have you ever thought about whether the dentist actually likes probing around in our mouths?  Chances are...
feverishly daunting performance

Feverishly Daunting Performance

James Wardlaw’s performance in The Fever at La Mama is a driven monologue that left me feeling terribly feverish myself. Sitting in the front row of La Mama Carlton facing a stark white stage I...