Arts
Comedy
Interviews
2 years ago
0
25
Singers, songwriters and part of two of Australia’s greatest musical comedy trios, Paul McDermott and Steven Gates (perhaps better known as Gatesy), have been friends for 18 years, and singing in private for five years. Til Knowles spoke to Gatesy about where their Melbourne International Comedy Festival show, ‘Paul McDermott & Gatesy Go Solo’, started,...
Arts
Comedy
Interviews
2 years ago
0
32
When comedian, broadcaster and writer Sami Shah is having a run of bad luck, he sacrifices a goat. It’s a common ritual occurrence in Islamic countries, and the centre piece of Shah’s new show, Sacrificing the Goat. It sounds like classic Shah – outspoken, engaging and straight to the meat of the issue (pun intended)....
Arts
Comedy
Review
2 years ago
0
27
In a 30 minute examination of what can only be called Bogan Existentialism, Don’t Be A C*** manages to explore the emotional and intellectual despair and misery of one of those obnoxious and thoroughly unpleasant type of party girls. Whilst intellectually stimulating and at times amusing, the show did suffer from nervous energy and technical...
Arts
Independent Theatre
Review
2 years ago
1
35
Women of the White House: Make Cabaret Great Again – a show that lampoons the hapless (and quite possibly despairing) Melania Trump and the sinister Kellyanne Conway through song and cabaret. With this premise, the show could not have failed – yet unfortunately it could not reach the lofty heights of amusement it may have...
Arts
Independent Theatre
Review
2 years ago
0
18
The show The Most Amazing Planet in the Universe: An Astronomer’s Ode to Earth has got to be either one of the nerdiest cabaret shows in the world, or one of the most entertaining introductory physics lectures around. In essence, a PhD astronomer with an obvious penchant for performing and his science decides to go...
Arts
Independent Theatre
Review
2 years ago
0
35
The Trial of Dorian Gray is the continuation of the famous novel by Oscar Wilde. Released in book form in 1891, the story was seen as controversial and notorious for the time – with the author being criticised for his hedonistic take on the philosophy throughout the novel. There have been many adaptions throughout the...