Stephen Nicolazzo

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HELIUM: Dance for me, Salome

Salome. Photo by Sarah Walker

“Dance for me, Salome!” Never has Oscar Wilde been so gay – and he was in prison for sodomy and gross indecency when his play Salome was first performed in 1896.  Little Ones Thearte’s HELUIM-season production of Wilde’s Salome is so gloriously indecent that if it were performed in the 1890s, cast, producers, audience…

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Midsumma: Psycho Beach Party

Psycho Beach Party. Photo by Sarah Walker

Hot diggity! If Psycho Beach Party isn’t the most hip, groovy and neat-o hit of Midsumma, then I’ve got no idea what people like. Full of lust, longing and psychotic shaving, it proves that you don’t have to be a queen to be camp or be gay to be queer.…

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Sydney to get sexed up

Sydney to get sexed up

The Sydney theatre scene is about to get a whole lot sexier…and pinker. Direct from a hugely successful Melbourne season, director Stephen Nicolazzo’s production of sex.violence.blood.gore will play five shows only next month. “Transporting it into The Old Fitz theatre will continue to support the underground nature of the work…

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This is why we go to theatre

This is why we go to theatre

sex.violence.blood.gore is all flushed-flesh pink and delicate ivory lace, which makes it even sexier and gorier and gorgeous. First performed in Singapore in 1999 in a basement in secret, Melbourne’s first production is in a secret warehouse in North Melbourne and, like all wonderful Melbourne secrets, you need a map to…

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Two By Two

Zahra Newman, Gary Abrahams and Paul Blenheim

As it’s Saint Valentine’s Day week, it’s a commercial glut of glittery hearts and factory roses as we’re told to face the future as the gods intended: as a wholesome twosome. Blah to that; celebrate instead by going to fortyfive downstairs to see Little One’s Theatre’s Two by Two. It’s…

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Negative Energy Inc – Midsumma 2012

Negative Energy Inc – Midsumma 2012

Being a white boy from Brighton is so damn hard that it’s left Ash Flanders in a foul mood for 30-odd years. Like me, Ash generally hates things and people and is only happy when he’s sharing the pain with a rant and an obscure show tune. Negative  Energy Inc…

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