Melbourne Festival Flight - photo by Mihaila Bodlovic

Flight

Caroline Brothers’ novel, Hinterland, was published in 2013. It is the story of two Afghani boys, Aryan and younger brother Kabir, travelling on foot, hoping to reach safety with family in the UK. Glasgow-based com...
MF Watt Barry McGovern

Watt

Before Irish writer Samuel Beckett produced Waiting for Godot, he wrote the “novel” (to some a loose classification) Watt in bursts from 1941 to 1945. Barry McGovern has distilled the work into a 60-minute one-man show, ...
MF Stardust - Bec Johnston

Melbourne Fringe: STARDUST

Stardust is Bec Johnston’s first showing in the Melbourne Fringe and it’s an audacious debut. Bec plays Lexa, an alien struggling in isolation on Earth after crash-landing years ago. It’s a solitary, yet not dismal exist...
Matriarch Sandy Greenwood

Melbourne Fringe: Matriarch

In Matriarch, writer Sandy Greenwood performs a touching theatrical collage of the women in her family: herself, her mother, her grandmother, and her great-grandmother. Accompanied by beautiful and evocative live music f...
Melbourne Fringe Twink Ascending Andy Johnston - photo by Kayzar Bhathawalla

Melbourne Fringe: Twink Ascending

After all this time, there are still those of us who wish to know what lies beyond the rainbow. Twink Ascending is a rolling montage of audio, script, movement and glitter. The story shifts rapidly between each motif, in...