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Corina Thorose

Curtain Call Melbourne critic

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REVIEW: Cinematic Orchestra | Hamer Hall, Melbourne

REVIEW: Cinematic Orchestra | Hamer Hall, Melbourne

October 24, 2013

The Cinematic Orchestra played for one magical night during the Melbourne Festival. Every member brought something dazzling to the stage of Hamer Hall.

REVIEW: The Beast (Melbourne Festival) | Southbank Theatre

REVIEW: The Beast (Melbourne Festival) | Southbank Theatre

October 11, 2013 1 Comment

Funny, heartbreaking and politically incorrect: Eddie Perfect's first play is a winner. The dark satire is a razor-sharp examination of food stuff and middle-class values.

REVIEW: Cinderella | State Theatre, Melbourne

REVIEW: Cinderella | State Theatre, Melbourne

September 25, 2013

You know the story, but Australian Ballet's production of the fairytale classic will still break your heart. Cinderella is exquisite from start to finish.

REVIEW: Wunderkammer | Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne

REVIEW: Wunderkammer | Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne

August 22, 2013

An eerie circus seems to echo the ghosts of performances long past in Wunderkammer. But it's mixed with contemporary dance, vulgar humour and extraordinary athleticism.

REVIEW: Dance of Death | Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne

REVIEW: Dance of Death | Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne

May 16, 2013

Malthouse Theatre's Dance Of Death is hard to watch sometimes. But it has plenty to say -- profanely -- about society, love and the sanctity of marriage.

REVIEW: Beached | Southbank Theatre, Melbourne

REVIEW: Beached | Southbank Theatre, Melbourne

May 1, 2013

He's 400kg and can't leave the couch -- it's the drama around him that makes Melissa Bubnic's Beached such a moving and timely journey.

REVIEW: Skeleton | Beckett Theatre, Melbourne

REVIEW: Skeleton | Beckett Theatre, Melbourne

March 18, 2013

Intense, dark and wildly creative, Skeleton intrigues from the outset. The Dance Massive work is unconventional, even distressing, but rewarding theatre.