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3 years ago
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Here at Popculture-y, board games, 80s and 90s video games, Japanese game shows, and circus are some of our favourite things, so it’s a great delight to see them all combined in Tandem, the final show in the 2017 Poppy Seed Theatre Festival. The latest production from Gravity Dolls, duo Tim Rutty and Tarah Carey,...
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5 years ago
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One word can describe the production of Saturday Night Fever, and that’s disco-tastic. The musical revival is energetic, bursting with enthusiasm from the musicians and actors both that echoes the original 1978 film. The stage is laid out brilliantly, made so the cast and musicians can flawlessly move out and interact with each other. The...
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5 years ago
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As part of the 2016 MidSumma programme, well renowned director Terence O’Connell has taken on Thrill Me: the Leopold and Loeb Story. Based on gruesome real life events, this musical explores the relationship and psyches of two privileged young men seeking to commit “the perfect crime”. Described as “arresting and a bit breathtaking” by the...
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6 years ago
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Walk into the Chapel Off Chapel theatre for John & Jen and the first thing that hits you is how truly intimate the space is. The very first row of seats isn’t separated from the stage in any way – there’s no elevation to the stage, so the audience is right there, able to discern every...
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7 years ago
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The first thing that will pop into most people’s heads when they hear High Fidelity is the Stephen Frears-directed, John Cusack-starring film, featuring music by the Beta Band, The Kinks and Bob Dylan. Some might think of the Nick Hornby novel, or even possibly just think of stereos. And Ellen Burgin and David Ward will...
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8 years ago
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Let’s get one thing straight: if you’re conservative and/or uptight, this show is not right for you. On the other hand, if smoking, cavorting, nudity, love-not-war and generally challenging the status quo sounds like fun, get ready for a wild ride. There are no boundaries in this show, both metaphorically and physically. In a physical...