The Australian Chamber Orchestra takes a walk through the Weimar Republic with a couple of sensationally sassy guides -- cabaret star Meow Meow and the incomparable Barry Humphries.
If you're going to parody a much-loved cultural icon you should at least get your facts straight. Potted Potter pleases some kids but proves something less than magic.
They’re taking it to the Adelaide Fringe, so why not use patrons of Killara’s Marion Street Theatre for Young People as guinea-pigs? Turns out we were pretty lucky to be experimented upon, theatrically. Shakespeare’s Mothers: Mad, Bad & Dangerous To Know, written by production company Straylight’s manager Kath Perry, who also stars (with Cat Martin […]
David Letterman does this bit where he talks about gang violence in New York — it’s out of control, they’re terrorising the streets, etc; he builds it up beautifully — and then plays a scene from West Side Story of the Jets prancing down the street. Oh, how I laugh… I mean, for a story […]
The Theatre Royal Haymarket Company have launched their celebrated production of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot at the Comedy Theatre in Melbourne, the first stop on a three-month tour through Australia and New Zealand. Ian McKellen (Estragon) and Roger Rees (Vladamir), beaming in their evening rags, bring each a bindle full of tenderness to Beckett’s […]