THEATRE & PERFORMANCE

THEATRE: BOUNCERS

Live theatre returns to the Cat and Fiddle with Insomniac Theatre’s new production of Bouncers. John Godber’s classic comedy is the perfect choice for … Read more

THEATRE: EDUCATING RITA

Educating Rita follows the relationship between Rita and Frank during the period of a university semester. Dissatisfied with her working class life as a hairdresser, … Read more

THEATRE: TRAVESTIES

Stoppard’s plays, like the man himself as far as I gather, masquerade as highly opinionated but in the end show up to be not really … Read more

THEATRE: VIGIL

Delivered with the droll aplomb of a mortician, Vigil is hardly the traditional story of a long-lost nephew keeping his aunty company on her deathbed. Sometimes stirring, sometimes bleakly comic, it’s a nicely played out little gem.

DANCE: ROADKILL

Australian dance afficionados will already recognise Splintergroup as one of the most intriguing and creative collaborations to emerge in recent years. Their latest production, Roadkill… Read more

THEATRE: TATTOO

Griffin Theatre launches its Griffin Independent program of new international playwriting from Australian independent theatre-makers with Dea Loher’s Tattoo, a dark and twisted tale … Read more

GIG: CW STONEKING

by Mikie Inglis CW Stoneking is a songwriter and performer seemingly transported to us from another era. The Melbournite’s 2006 album, King Hokum, was … Read more

PERFORMANCE: THE SUITCASE ROYALE SPACE SHOW

The Suitcase Royale create ‘junkyard’ theatre/comedy/music performances that are strikingly original and utterly unpretentious. Fresh from international tours and sold out shows at The Imperial … Read more

THEATRE: CHERRY SMOKE

BY TRISCHELLE ROBERTS Emerging scriptwriting James McManus has been internationally recognised for Cherry Smoke and it’s easy to see why. The beauty of his script … Read more

THEATRE: THE REMOVALISTS

BY ANGELA BENNETTS Who doesn’t like a cop drama’ With all the spicy elements we know and love of the genre ‘ violence, sex, power … Read more