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Midsumma: The Worst of Scottee

Midsumma: The Worst of Scottee

There’s only four more chances to see The Worst of Scottee at Theatre Works this week. Please take one of those chances because it’s a show that lets you happily laugh along at its self-effacing dark humour as it sneaks up to punch you in the gut.  There’s a rare kind of…

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Melbourne Festival: Room of Regret

Room of Regret

No one makes theatre like The Rabble do. It’s like co-creators Emma Valente and Kate Davis take the concept of theatre and re-create it into something that looks like theatre, but feels like a trip – I don’t mean holiday – that simultaneously assults and calms and awakens bits of…

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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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Flowerchildren

Flowerchildren

I don’t think there’s a seat left for Flowerchildren. It’s worth ringing and trying for no-shows, because this mix of nostalgia, honesty and revelation is a show you won’t forget. I’m not a fan of the jukebox/tribute musicals, but working with the Magnormos team, writer Peter Fitzpatrick has taken all that…

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