THEATRE & PERFORMANCE

THEATRE: SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR

What is reality? What is artifice? Which form holds the most truth? Six Characters in Search of an Author, a satirical and meta-fictional theatre … Read more

THEATRE: CRESTFALL

Crestfall takes place in a nameless Irish town that stinks of moral decay. It’s a society that lives in the shadow of its chilling Bonelands, … Read more

THEATRE: OEDIPUS LOVES YOU

It’s often quite nice to know that someone loves you. In Oedipus Loves You, it’s not. Director Gavin Quinn and Dublin’s Pan Pan Theatre … Read more

THEATRE: THE BOOK OF EVERYTHING

“When I grow up, I’m going to be… happy!” declares Thomas Klopper, age nine – nearly ten. Weren’t we all? The exception with Thomas, (Matthew … Read more

THEATRE: THE ARRIVAL

It has been described not as an immigrant story, but the immigrant story. Shaun Tan’s The Arrival grapples with the notion of ‘belonging’, a theme … Read more

PERFORMANCE: TEMPEST

“Everybody has part of the answer,” says Lemi Ponifasio, creator of one of Sydney Festival’s most eclectic performance offerings. Ponifasio’s Tempest is part dance, part … Read more

DANCE: TOM TOM CREW

Tom Tom Ladies and gentlemen the circus is back in town!  From heart-stopping flips to beats straight from the streets, the Tom Tom Crew have blown international … Read more

DANCE: BALE DE RUA

The Parisians were aghast, as all shows were sold out! The Edinburgh festival-goers were brought to their feet with passionate applause, critics there gave it … Read more

THEATRE: TOT MOM

Oscar-winning director Steven Soderbergh and American talk-show host Nancy Grace have at least one thing in common: a fascination with lying. What else can be … Read more

THEATRE: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

Fairy queens, elves and asses; dukes and double (well, triple) weddings; magic potions, woods bewitchings, comedic interludes and, oh, did I mention fairies? Preciousness of … Read more