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Monday, October 22, 2018

On the Couch with Ben Grant by Arts Review

Who is Ben Grant? He’s a cis-gendered white middle class man with all the inherent privilege that entails, and also a theatre maker with a longstanding commitment to new Australian sto…

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Confessions of a Fairy Godmother by Arts Review

Kate Mulqueen used to be a professional fairy, flitting from one birthday party to another, sparkling wand in hand. Now she’s a fairy godmother to her polyamorous partner’s two children,…

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Make Believe: The Story of the Myer Christmas Windows by Arts Review

Each November, the unveiling of the annual Myer Christmas windows signals the start of the festive season in Melbourne. For generations, families have made the trip into town to gaze at th…

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One and the Other: A Performance Memoir by Arts Review

The friendship between Circus stalwarts Sue Broadway and Debra Batton dates back to their time at Circus Oz in the 1990s. Each has had many years of performing in big top tents and theatres …

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StageArt to call it time after NINE The Musical by Arts Review

Leading Melbourne independent theatre company, StageArt has announced that NINE The Musical will be their last production, and they will not be continuing in 2019. Executive Producers Kather…

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Melbourne International Arts Festival draws to a close after breaking box office records by Arts Review

The 33rd annual Melbourne International Arts Festival came to a close yesterday (Sunday 21 October) after 19 days of dance, theatre, visual arts, architecture, contemporary and classical mus…

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Otello by Arts Review

If you’re an Otello fan, don’t miss this rare opportunity to see Rossini’s operatic interpretation. Written after Shakespeare’s play and before Verdi’s more famous opera, Melbourne…

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Friday, October 19, 2018

Don Giovanni by Arts Review

Opera Queensland presents a new production of Mozart’s masterpiece Don Giovanni at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre this October. Conducted by Johannes Fritzsch with rising internatio…

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Evie May: A Tivoli Story by Arts Review

This wonderful production begins in 1966, as the rise of television is changing the nature of entertainment. Evie May (Amanda Harrison & Loren Hunter), star of the Tivoli theatre and cir…

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Krapp’s Last Tape by Arts Review

Australian satirist and theatre icon Max Gillies stars in Krapp’s Last Tape, Samuel Beckett’s remarkable duet for solo performer and tape recorder, at fortyfivedownstairs for a limited…

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On the Couch with Alastair Osment by Arts Review

Who is Alastair Osment? I’m an Australian actor and producer. I am a graduate of the Western Australian Academy of Performing (WAAPA) and am best known for my work on Deadline Gallipoli (F…

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Stellar Cast announced for 33 Variations by Arts Review

Producers Cameron Lukey, Neil Gooding and Helen Ellis are thrilled to announce the stellar cast for 33 Variations, Moisés Kaufman’s acclaimed Tony-nominated play at Melbourne’s Comedy T…

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Metamorphosis set transform Melbourne by Arts Review

Opera Australia presents a rare and exciting opportunity to experience a chamber opera in an intimate setting this October when it performs the Melbourne premiere of a new production of Bria…

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Homage – A Queer Musical Tribute by Arts Review

Join an incredible lineup of local LGBTQI+ musicians as they play tribute to our favourite queer artists, performing covers and reinventions of the songs that helped shape our identities an…

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Thursday, October 18, 2018

Midsumma Futures 2018-2019 Participants Announced by Arts Review

Victoria’s premier LGBTQIA+ cultural festival, Midsumma has announced the 11 participants that have been selected for 2018-2019 Midsumma Futures program. For 30 years Midsumma has bee…

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Melbourne Art Book Fair returns for 2019 by Arts Review

The annual Melbourne Art Book Fair will return for its fifth year in 2019 from 15 – 17 March, hosting an array of industry talks from eminent international and Australian guests, including…

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On the Couch with Oslo Davis by Arts Review

Who is Oslo Davis?  I’m an artist, illustrator and cartoonist. What would you do differently to what you do now?  I like the idea of taking up mixed martial arts cage fighting. Who inspi…

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The Dressmaker – a musical adaptation by Arts Review

Monash University’s recently developed Alexander Theatre in Clayton will play host to the musical adaptation of the highly acclaimed Australian novel, The Dressmaker by Rosalie Ham as part…

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Julius Caesar by Arts Review

In its relentless drive for new resonances and ever more innovative ways of presenting Shakespeare, Bell Shakespeare, with this production of Julius Caesar, has finally succeeded in renderin…

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Sidesault at the Melba: Boss Squad by Arts Review

You could gorge on shows in a night at the Sidesault Festival of new slants on Circus. My second show of an evening was Boss Squad by Madhouse Circus and Point & Flex Circus. The show’…

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

La Boite announces 2019 Season by Arts Review

Brisbane’s La Boite Theatre Company has popped the cork on a sparkling 2019 season, offering seven invigorating experiences including the return of smash-hit Single Asian Female and th…

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On the Couch with Maeve Marsden by Arts Review

Who is Maeve Marsden? She’s great, I’d hang out with her. The professional bio says ‘writer, producer and performer working across theatre, cabaret, live music and storytelling’, tho…

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First look at Harry Potter and the Cursed Child cast in rehearsals by Arts Review

Rehearsals for the Australian premiere production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child have begun in Melbourne, with the first images of the full company released. The award-winning, record-…

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David Goldblatt: Photographs 1948 – 2018 by Arts Review

Opening Friday 19 October, the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) will present a major retrospective of internationally-renowned South African photographer David Goldblatt, featuring…

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Sidesault at the Melba: Laser Kiwi by Arts Review

Thanks to Circus Oz and their Collingwood home, the second annual Sidesault at the Melba festival is underway! There are two mini-seasons, each showcasing three companies per night over fou…

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Frank Ford’s legacy to South Australian Arts Organisations by Arts Review

Adelaide’s founding father of Adelaide Cabaret Festival and the Adelaide Fringe, the late Frank Ford AM has bequeathed a long lasting legacy to his beloved SA arts community. Three generou…

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Akina Edmonds joins the cast of Barnum by Arts Review

One of Broadway’s most treasured musicals, BARNUM, returns to Melbourne in an all-new spectacular production, will play an exclusive engagement at the Comedy Theatre for a strictly limited…

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On the Couch with Stephen Smith by Arts Review

Who is Stephen Smith? I’ve spent 20 years on the opera stage. Five years ago I made the decision to return to Melbourne and move into real estate to support my family and spend more time a…

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Degenerate Art by Arts Review

Toby Schmitz returns to the stage of his stomping ground as Red Line Productions presents the world premiere of Degenerate Art at the Old Fitz Theatre for a limited season from 20 October 2…

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Monday, October 15, 2018

125 years of enabling youth and diversity opportunities in Victoria by Arts Review

With an impressive 125-year milestone, the Newsboys Foundation will celebrate this achievement through a collaboration with Melbourne Youth Orchestras and Outer Urban Projects to present a d…

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Giant student artworks transform State Library Victoria’s entrance by Arts Review

Larger-than-life unicorns, futuristic creatures and vibrant flowers bring to life State Library Victoria’s facade with the unveiling of an artwork spanning 27 metres by RMIT student Caro P…

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