Reviews

Boy & Girl: Oscar Theatre Company

The Boys
Photo:  Kasia Sykus

Oscar Theatre Company transforms the bunkerish Visy theatre at the Brisbane Powerhouse into a sassy, sexy cabaret club for a titillating gender-bending performance, Boy & Girl. The cast of twenty-five talented performers spend almost two hours paying homage, in their own warped way, to some of the greats of musical theatre,…

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MICF: Rhys Nicholson

Rhys Nicholson

Rhys Nicholson’s latest comedy show Eurgh is appropriately named. If you’re not sure what eurgh means, Google is your friend.‬ ‪Since quitting his lowly-paid office job to embark on a lowly-paid career in comedy, the 22-year-old comedy freshman has managed to slew audiences, in Australia and the UK, with his…

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News

Glen Street and NIDA to celebrate diversity in Warringah

Glen Street and NIDA to celebrate diversity in Warringah

Glen Street Theatre has announced an exciting opportunity for young people to share their voice and celebrate cultural diversity in association with the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA). Voices of Warringah is an innovative theatre project nurturing the experiences and sharing the stories of young people from Warringah. Led…

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Giveaways

Win tickets to Rocky Horror, Melbourne

The Cast of The Rocky Horror Show. Image by Jeff Busby

As a special Easter treat, AussieTheatre are giving away a DOUBLE PASS to see The Rocky Horror Show in Melbourne on Friday 25 April! Australian theatre and television star Craig McLachlan stars as Frank n Furter in this 40th anniversary tour presented by Howard Panter and John Frost. Also appearing…

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Guys and Dolls: Harvest Rain Theatre

Guys and Dolls: Harvest Rain Theatre

Guys and Dolls, Brisbane Harvest Rain’s first fully professional production, was aptly big budget, brightly costumed and included some big names in the cast. Charming and vocally talented baritone Ian Stenlake (Sky Masterson) has charisma galore but only a few moments in the script allow it to be fully utilised.…

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A Quick Chat With

Comedy Chat: Ted Michaels

PuppetUp!

PuppetUp! and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival finish on Sunday. PuppetUp! is part tribute to the genius of Jim Henson (Sesame Street, The Muppets), part look at how his puppetry works, and part uncensored, audience-driven, adult only improv show. Stress the adult only. It’s gloriously filthy and the night I…

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MICF: Luis & Luelin, Dave, and Dr Prof Neal

Luelin & Luis

One night, one venue, one room. So much easier than trying to Tetris in shows all over town. And every show being shriekingly brilliant didn’t hurt; I don’t apologise for my over use of “genius”. The Tuxedo Cat in the city has established itself as the venue that welcomes artists…

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News

STC takes on von Mayenburg’s Perplex

Perplex comes to STC.

Sarah Giles directs German playwright Marius von Mayenburg’s Perplex, a rollicking absurdist comedy about the capriciousness of reality and the unreliability of reason. Andrea Demetriades, Glenn Hazeldine, Rebecca Massey and Tim Walter perform in the Australian premiere at STC’s Wharf 1 from 31 March, opening on Friday 4 April 2014. Set…

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