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Theatre
1 year ago
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This is a young group of actors who have only been working together for a few months and under difficult circumstances after their initial rehearsals in Hong Kong were cut short...
Independent Theatre
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Theatre
1 year ago
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Hades Fading draws on Greek myth to examine an unfolding environmental crisis from an otherworldly perspective. In a stunning performance combining song, projection and a bilingual script, an extraordinary cast takes us on a return journey through Hades to our own world. This collaboration between Melbournian and Indonesian artists demonstrates art’s capacity to reach across cultures,...
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Theatre
1 year ago
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The Great Australian Play, playing at Theatre Works draws on the myth of Lasseter’s Reef to examine the way Australians create stories. In doing so, it raises some important questions. Whom among us are the storytellers? Who do we tell stories about? And of course, who do we create them for? In a production billed...
Independent Theatre
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1 year ago
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100
Get ready for the toxic roller coaster ride of your life! Feather in the Web is a thematically dark but tonally vibrant and energetic romp through the life of a very disturbed young woman. Before the first act is over your protagonist will make her therapist cry, assault her mother and take advantage of a...
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2 years ago
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128
UnHOWsed is more than a play. It’s a remarkable collaboration between Voices of the Southside, director Deborah Leiser-Moore and composer Nela Trifkovi. Drawing on the ensemble’s lived experience, UnHOWsed draws us into a survivalist mindset, highlighting the struggle of being homeless, older and female. The word “homeless” conjures images of tatty clothes and dirty fingernails...
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2 years ago
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Director Liz Connors guides a stellar cast through the complexity of end of life issues in The Wise Owl Theatres’ production of the The Window Outside.   The play opens on an older couple, Frank and Evelyn dancing in the moonlight. As they reminisce about the life they’ve built together, the scene gives way to a...