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As part of the Asia TOPA festival, the Filipino play Are You Ready To Take The Law Into Your Own Hands should stand out as one of the greatest pieces in absurdist and even Dada-esque theatre productions. In a clearly “non-political” approach (please read between the lines folks) that obviously does not make thinly-veiled swipes...
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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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The Gods The Gods The Gods is the final installment in the trilogy of shows created by UK based The Flanagan Collective and Gobbledigook Theatre, but unlike it’s siblings, Orpheus (2016) and Eurydice (2019), this show is plugged in and pumping, from the moment you enter the reasonably small black box theatre at Adelaide Botanical...
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Leni, 5, is refusing to put on her school uniform, instead she wants to wear her super hero costume – how else will her new school friends know she’s a demi-goddess. She is Eurydice after all. Eurydice is the traditional Orpheus and the underworld myth but from her perspective. Performed within a rose garden tucked...
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As the sun slipped behind the trees of Botanical Gardens, and the limited skyscrapers of Adelaide shimmered, we are ushered into the rose garden in a far corner of Adelaide Fringe. It’s quaint, picturesque, or it would be if it wasn’t for the V8 supercars taking part in a race 500 meters away. But once...
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A star-studded cast including some of Australia’s most celebrated television, film and theatre performers will join already announced Lachy Hulme and Roz Hammond in One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest, to be staged at Her Majesty’s Theatre, Melbourne for a strictly limited season from 23 May. Making his Australian debut, Canadian Jeremy Proulx (BONES: An...
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It could be argued that there is a magic unlike no other, when seeing Shakespeare under the stars. As any bard-loving, Melbournian would know – The Australian Shakespeare Company regularly performs a range of plays each summer on the expansive lawns of the Royal Botanic Gardens. The wonder of the legendary bards plays is only...
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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...
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Describing Unsuckle – a performance of acting and dance – is a challenge, much like the ideas it presents to its audience. A lot of the ideas it presents on motherhood; whether one should become a mother with climate change looming, the archetype of the mother in ancient times, questions on non-binary or trans parents,...
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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...