Midsumma: Show Stopper, Reloaded 2015

Agent Cleave, Photo by Nik Dimopoulos

Agent Cleave is a very sexy glam-punk-pirate/bondage-slave/film-noir-private-dick/femme-fatale/mermaid/Spanish-Jesus in Show Stopper, returned to Melbourne for a limited run at Howler, as part of Midsumma Festival. As the lights dim, an opening video montage of found footage of glam rockers, intermittently spliced with graphic visions of homosexual pornography plays over an empty…

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Is it Flirting, or is it Not?

Cropped-Flirt-2

Is it flirting, or is it not? Jason invited me to a BBQ on the weekend. Harry likes all my instagram posts. Nick sent me photos of his intimates. WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?! He totally wants to get married and have all my babies, right? After the success of…

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Midsumma: Stop Kiss

Midsumma: Stop Kiss

Stop Kiss by playwright Diana Son was first seen off-Broadway in 1998. An almost desperate need to appear “real” and naturalistic cause strong performances to fall flat in Boutique Theatre’s overlong production directed by Byron Bache. Callie (Cazz Bainbridge) is a veteran New Yorker. As such she’s been asked to take a friend of…

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