October 14, 2013
Super Discount is courageous theatre. Not because of its cast -- people with disabilities -- but because of where they dare to go with the material.
September 25, 2013
A pile of unloved old furniture destined for the tip takes the battle to its evil replacement: Hard Rubbish is a cataclysmic riot of a show for young and old alike.
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.
August 8, 2013
The Bloody Chamber brings light to the grotesque realities of the darker undertones of the fables and fairy tales we tell to children at bedtime. And Alison Whyte's is a star turn.
July 24, 2013
With no rehearsal, a different actor each night, and a script waiting in a sealed envelope on stage, White Rabbit, Red Rabbit is a powerful, worthwhile theatrical experiment.
July 4, 2013 1
A rumbling critique of a corrupt and corrupting political culture: how timely. But Toby Schmitz's adaptation of The Dragon doesn't exactly breathe fire, either.
May 23, 2013
An illicit Greek tragedy warms cold hearts in Melbourne with Catherine McClements delivering a tour-de-force performance of pathos, nuance and self-reflective humour.
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.
March 18, 2013
Intense, dark and wildly creative, Skeleton intrigues from the outset. The Dance Massive work is unconventional, even distressing, but rewarding theatre.
February 22, 2013 2
Warning: this review contains strong language and adult themes. Plus, the show stinks. Pornography manages to reveal little about the London terrorist bombings as claimed -- or pornography.