November 23, 2012
Puppets say the darndest things in the hands of veteran ventriloquist David Strassman. His new show in Melbourne stars familiar characters and clever new technology.
March 27, 2012
In Melbourne, freshly minted with plaudits from the Adelaide Fringe Festival, including a gong for Best Cabaret, salacious musical duo East End Cabaret arrive to deflower four shows worth of local audiences with 45 minutes of lascivious comedy. Bernadette Byrne (Jennifer Byrne) and Victor Victoria (Victoria Falconer-Pritchard) deliver a high-powered feminine Flight of the Conchords […]
January 20, 2012 1
When broaching the task of critiquing Ray Lawler’s Summer of the Seventeenth Doll — a play at once deceivingly complex and disarmingly simplistic, a steady drip-drip-drip of social commentary told through the funnel of Aussie kitchen sink drama — one is tempted to use a word attached time and time again over the decades to this […]