Thursday, October 18, 2018

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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Gruesome Playground Injuries by Arts Review

It’s an odd realisation sitting in the audience expecting a musical and then nobody sings. To be sure, it doesn’t help that on the program cover the two leads are mid-guffaw, no doubt fo…

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The Wheeler Centre and SAFC announce partnership on The Next Chapter by Arts Review

The Wheeler Centre and the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) have announced a new three-year partnership for The Next Chapter writers’ scheme, Opening Scene – an opportunity …

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Nine: The Musical by Arts Review

Based on the film 8½ by Federico Fellini, Nine: The Musical tells the story of Guido – a famous movie director – suffering from writer’s block on the eve of his next project. …

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On the Couch with Brett Kelly by Arts Review

Who is Brett Kelly? A very fortunate person who is passionate about orchestral music and has spent almost his whole life performing in, and conducting orchestras. Whether as Principal Trombo…

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Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam by Arts Review

Based on the book by acclaimed Australian author Peter Goldsworthy, Riverside’s National Theatre of Parramatta will present the world-premiere production of Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam i…

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Prize Fighter by Arts Review

In the present, Isa is a skilled young Congolese boxer in Australia coming up on his most important fight yet. In the past, Isa is a child soldier struggling to retain a grip on his humanity…

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Darlinghurst Theatre Company announces 2019 season by Arts Review

Darlinghurst Theatre Company has unveiled an impressive 2019 season that asks audiences in their 26th year “to explore and respond to the zeitgeist of our times” at the iconic E…

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Song for a Weary Throat by Arts Review

The trick when selling a house is sparking buyers’ imagination. If they walk into an empty house, there’s nothing to stir the creative parts of their brain. If they walk into a fully-fur…

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

Suddenly, Last Summer by Arts Review

The New Orleans Garden District in the steamy south of the United States, 1936. Well-off widow Ms Violet Venable is greying, and not as strong as she used to be. She and adult son Sebastian …

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Final casting announced for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Arts Review

Charlie Bucket has been found and he has a Golden Ticket! Producers John Frost, Craig Donnell, Warner Bros Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions have announc…

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

Quiet, Please! There are ladies on stage! by Arts Review

Hot on the news that Songs for Nobodies will transfer to the West End, Bernadette Robinson will perform her new show, Quiet, Please! There are ladies on stage! at Melbourne Recital Centre …

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On the Couch with Brad Cohen by Arts Review

Who is Brad Cohen? Musician. Innovator. Craftsman. Idealist. What would you do differently to what you do now? Very little – I’m just plugging away in my little corner of the musical wor…

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Don Giovanni by Arts Review

West Australian Opera’s 2018 Season, The Year of the Free Spirit, comes to a stunning conclusion with its October presentation of the timeless Göran Järvefelt production of Mozart’s gr…

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300 new items on display in Australia’s largest exhibition dedicated to books by Arts Review

State Library Victoria’s free World of the Book exhibition has reopened with more than 300 new items on display including some never-before-exhibited material. The exhibition in the Librar…

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Layla and Majnun by Arts Review

The famous love poem is brought to life through Azerbaijani singing and music, with Yoyo Ma’s Silkroad Ensemble and the Mark Morris Dance Group from New York. The show opens with Alim Qasi…

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On the Couch with Bernadette Robinson by Arts Review

Who is Bernadette Robinson? A performer who clearly isn’t famous enough that you still have to ask. What would you do differently to what you do now? Be braver! Who inspires you and why? P…

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