The Desperettes are bringing A Lady’s Guide To The Art Of Being A Wingman to Melbourne this May

Can a woman be a wingman? The Desperettes, a cabaret trio from Melbourne, are here to show us how we can apply the art of being a “wingman” to the modern woman, bringing their production A Lady’s Guide To The Art Of Being A Wingman to Melbourne’s The Butterfly Club for a May run, bending gender stereotypes and highlighting the ridiculous tactics used in the modern dating world.... Read More | Share it now!

Stanton Welch’s Romeo and Juliet is heading to Melbourne for an exclusive season

Joining The Australian Ballet‘s 2016 program is Stanton Welch‘s Romeo and Juliet, which will be presented by Houston Ballet. Debuting in Australia, and following a huge world premiere in 2015, this remake of the unmistakably beautiful love story will be coming to the Arts Centre Melbourne for an exclusive season performance. The Houston Ballet will be touring to Melbourne with a cast of 91 crew members and performers, and will be accompanied on stage by the Victorian Orchestra.... Read More | Share it now!

NZ screenwriter and playwright Rochelle Bright describes the Kiwi cabaret and love story, Daffodils

Punk band, The Scavengers once sang about true love being beautiful. You could also say that Daffodils is a gorgeous romance story set in New Zealand where the aforementioned are from. The play is actually a Kiwi cabaret based on a real life love story between two teenagers, a farm girl named Rose and a Teddy boy called Eric. The pair are actually the parents of New Zealand screenwriter and playwright, Rochelle Bright and the production celebrates New Zealand’s finest recording artists including Crowded House, Bic Runga and Chris Knox, to name a few.... Read More | Share it now!

Theatre Review: Night Sings Its Songs – La Mama Theatre, Melbourne

On a cold Wednesday night in Melbourne a small selection of ‘in the know’ theatre goers headed down to La Mama Theatre in Carlton, Melbourne for the opening night of esteemed Norwegian play Night Sings Its Songs. Patrons mingled in the outside courtyard, anticipation growing with every passing moment, wondering just what they were in store for! The time finally arrived, the door swung open, and we stepped into looming darkness.... Read More | Share it now!

The Delighted Spirit: Shakespeare at UQ (events running until November 2016)

2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, arguably the most famous name in English literature. Ready to usher in this literary milestone, the University of Queensland has put together an impressive line-up of events. These include public lectures, symposiums, film screenings, and of course, theatrical performances, all aimed at celebrating the incredible oeuvre of a glove-maker’s son.... Read More | Share it now!