Articles by: @SometimesMelb

Anne-Marie spent many years working with amazing artists as a producer/manager/programmer at arts festivals all over Australia, but this left her with no time to go to the theatre; so, she became a freelance writer.

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Manilla Street: Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers

Blood Brothers revolves around a pair of twins, Mickey and Edward, who are separated from birth. The children’s lives are told through the frame of a series of collisions between binary opposites starting when their mother, Mrs Johnstone, cannot afford to keep both boys and gives Edward away to Mrs…

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MTC: Neighbourhood Watch

MTC: Neighbourhood Watch

Any one who saw Lally Katz’s super-gorgeous Stories I Want to Tell You in Person heard about her writing of Neighbourhood Watch, and will be thrilled that the MTC have brought us that Belvoir production. Like most of Lally’s work, it’s personal, dreamy and so dark that that you’re never sure if you’re wiping away…

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A Quick Chat With

Comedy Fest Chat: Rama Nicholas

Comedy Fest Chat: Rama Nicholas

Rama Nicholas’s MICF show is After Ever After, a solo show with 15 characters that’s all about what happens when the fairytale is over. She also offers an brilliant list of shows and artists to see at the festival. What MICF shows are you most looking forward to seeing? Ok. I…

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A Quick Chat With

Comedy Fest Chat: Kyle Kinane

Comedy Fest Chat: Kyle Kinane

Kyle Kinane is heading to Australia, from the USA, for the first time. He’s described in the MICF guide as “the bearded man at the bar you’ll share a beer with and chat about past forays into punk”: he’s going to fit into Melbourne very easily. What MICF shows are…

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Mockingbird: The Judas Kiss

Mockingbird: The Judas Kiss

Mockingbird Theatre continue to give us memorable text-on-stage productions of the plays that we wish we’d seen the original productions of, and give performers the chance to play roles that they’ve dreamed of. At Theatre Works this week, they’re giving us The Judas Kiss: David Hare’s imagining of the behind-doors conversations…

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The Long Pigs

The Long Pigs. Photo by Ponch Hawkes

Coulrophobia: fear of clowns. If you’ve never been scared of clowns and their silly red noses, you will be by the end of The Long Pigs. Rejected and broken by their own kind, the three long pigs (from the Melanesian Pidgin for “human flesh”) are so bitterly dark and absurdly…

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