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!
Stunt Lounge is the first in a new collaborative arrangement between the Flying Fruit Fly Circus and the Sydney Opera House, where recent graduates – and those at the end of their time with the Youth circus – get the opportunity to perform in the prestigious venue. Its aim is to bridge the gap between the youth program and the professional circus arena, which both attracts a variety in their audience and serves as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the circus’ finest exports.... Read More | Share it now!
Whether you know him from his roles in Hot Dub Time Machine, the US version of The Office or as himself in This is the End, by now US comedian Craig Robinson should be a very familiar face. And now Australians will get their own chance to get up close and personal with that face when he tours the country for the first time for a comedic-musical adventure with his band The Nasty Delicious.... Read More | Share it now!
It seems to be a growing trend for high intensity circus shows to be making their way down under, and we are not mad about it. Cirque Adrenaline is the latest blood pumping, heart racing, thrilling new show to settle into the State Theatre, and what unraveled over the course of two hours was nothing short of electrifying.... Read More | Share it now!
Both Simon Cumming and Perri Cassie greeted the audience, all very much ready on stage, with some light chatter about the etiquette of introducing their show as they walked into the room at Grand Mecure, and then well… introduced us to their show through a unique little sketch-stylised bit. The sketch stuff was tossed aside from that point on as we all went together on a fun little romp through two sets from two comedians who love the wonderfully silly stuff of life.... Read More | Share it now!
As we walked into Cocktails & Canvas, there is a weird sensation that passes over me – I’m not creative in the slightest. I’m just a budding journalist who types words down and speaks into a microphone, the idea of actually painting something just seems so far out that I’d freak out if I made something of significance.... Read More | Share it now!
“The exhibition at Sydney Olympic Park has so many elements, including educational resources, people’s choice awards, and other elements that help students, teachers, and the general public, all engage with, and not feel distant from the artworks.” – Curator, Danielle Gullotta.... Read More | Share it now!
When you speak to Steen Raskopoulos, there is a calm demeanour about him – a very different way that he performs (or ‘play’) on stage. The accomplished improvisor is expanding his world to sketch and other forms of participation in the shows which he’s presented at former Melbourne International Comedy Festivals. Last year, he honed his craft so well that he was nominated for a Barry Award which led him onto opportunities in the UK.... Read More | Share it now!