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!
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!
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!
Four of Perth’s independent theatre companies are getting together for a range of performances at the Subiaco Arts Centre Stage from the 8th of June to the 2nd of July. The 2016 festival (previously known as the Independent Theatre Festival) supports local artists and gives them the opportunity to showcase their works to a wider audience.... Read More | Share it now!
A brilliant play that was highly commended at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival, The Events is now set to make it’s debut in Australia. The premiere will see Catherine McClements return to the Belvior Street stage, where she will be accompanied by Sydney’s community choirs to present a show intertwined with theatre and music.... Read More | Share it now!
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!
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!