Circus Oz Rock Bang - photo by Mark Turner

Circus Oz: Rock Bang

Together, Berliner siblings and musical chameleons Otto and Astrid Rot have had many years at the forefront of the post-punk scene. Shows by their band Die Roten Punkte have given us sketches of their (sometimes uncomfor...
ADP Energeia Olivia Fyfe, Stephen Gow, Adam Deusien, Alison Plevey - photo by Lorna Sim

Energeia

Performed by Alison Plevey, Stephen Gow, Alana Stenning, Olivia Fyfe and Adam Deusien, Energeia is a site specific dance work conceived and directed by Plevey for her dance company, Australian Dance Party. With this work...
The Street Theatre Exclusion Ethan Gibson and Craig Alexander - photo by Shelly Higgs

Exclusion

David Atfield’s 2014 play Scandalous Boy dealt with political and sexual intrigue in ancient Rome. It starred Ethan Gibson as a young man who used his physical beauty to advance his ambitions. Nudity was an integral feat...
AAR STC A Cheery Soul - photo by Daniel Boud

A Cheery Soul

This visually stunning production is set in the 1950s, in White’s fictional Australian town of Sarsaparilla. Miss Docker, or ‘G’ as she longs to be known among acquaintances, is newly homeless. She takes up residence wit...
TAB Spartacus Jarryd Madden and Callum Linanne - photo by Daniel Boud

Spartacus

First presented by The Australian Ballet in 1978 with choreography by Laszlo Seregi, Spartacus with its stirring tale of the Thracian prisoner forced to become a gladiator, kill his best friend and instigate an uprising ...
HMT School of Rock - photo by Matthew Murphy

School of Rock

School of Rock opened in Melbourne to obliterate the cold, spring night with a blistering performance. The show takes everything great from the original 2003 film and distils it down to its best elements. With the proven...
Men in Pink Tights

Men in Pink Tights

Although the concept of men dancing in tutu’s is probably as old as ballet itself, it was Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, first seen in Australia in the 1970’s, which whetted Australia’s appetite for men performin...