After two months in Africa, Joel Creasey has returned home and boy is he happy. So much so, that he even had bestie Chrissy Swan asleep in his spare room because they had a sleep over the night before #BlessTheirCottonSocks. So much to chat about, so let’s get to it.... Read More | Share it now!
As a card carrying feminist, my secret desire to be (and, let’s face it, be with) Indiana Jones always felt like something I had to suppress. Not because I didn’t want to get chased by giant boulders or offer up some great one-liners or have someone write “LOVE YOU” on their eyelids (I’ll win the boyfriend over on that one eventually), but because the life lessons my childhood action heroes offered aren’t exactly in harmony with the ideas I now have about things like women’s rights and privilege and, well, equality in general.... Read More | Share it now!
Emily Brontë’s classic novel, Wuthering Heights has inspired many different adaptions and other art forms since its initial publication in 1847. It has inspired everything from a Kate Bush song to a Hindi movie and a Death Cab for Cutie track, to name a few. Australia’s very own, shake & stir theatre co will also be staging their own adaptation of this gothic love story in a production that promises to be both broody and faithful to the original source material. The AU Review sat down with Nick Skubij, the adaptor and director of this adaption of Wuthering Heights to learn more about Heathcliff and Cathy’s turbulent relationship.... Read More | Share it now!
Annie, that curly redheaded good-hearted orphan and quite possible epitome of the family friendly musical. It is this charm that makes Annie such a perfect choice for any smaller independent theatre companies. Particularly with a younger cast as there’s just something that gets you in the “smiling” mood about being in a crowd full of proud parents. I think it’s the wildly overenthusiastic cheering.... Read More | Share it now!
If you’re old enough to recognise Hey, Hey It’s Saturday’s Plucka Duck in the current KFC ads than chances are you’ll also remember David Strassman. The ventriloquist and comedian was often a guest on the show with his two much-loved characters, the naive but sweet Ted E Bare and the foul-mouthed, Chuck Wood. Strassman now has a number of new characters that he throws into the mix, but his show at the Enmore Theatre proved that the two old ones are by far his best.... Read More | Share it now!
Now in its fifth year, Oz Comic-Con’s dedicated focus to the very best across the local and international pop culture sphere places it in a league of its own. 2016 will see the return of the show-stopping Australian Championships of Cosplay, as well as a huge range of new and exclusive event features such as: Australia’s best comic book artists, gaming and board game zones, behind-the-scenes industry workshops, amazing exhibitors, kid-friendly areas and much, much more.... Read More | Share it now!
Fresh from fantastic runs at Fringe World in Perth, and a completely sold out run at The Atlantic Fringe Festival, celebrated Canadian storyteller, Gillian English is heading to Melbourne this week to perform two autobiographical solo storytelling shows at the Butterfly Club.... Read More | Share it now!