AGNI Anna Kennedy and Jack Sheppard - photo by Jacinta Oaten

Agni

Climbing December temperatures signal the imminent arrival of music festivals, characterised by a diversity of content and experiences. Adopting the festival audience’s willingness to experiment will likely enhance your ...
Pop Up Globe Othello

Pop Up Globe – Othello

The cast of Othello navigate both the emotional landscape of the play and of the physical landscape of the Pop-Up Globe space extraordinarily well. Despite the tone of the material, they strike up an easy rapport with th...
Rawcus Song for a Weary Throat - photo by Paul Dunn

Song for a Weary Throat

Memory can be hazardous territory in the best of circumstances. At the end of a relationship, however, that ground can become even more treacherous. A good day can be ruined by the sudden memory of a lover’s face, someth...
Mamma Mia Alicia Gardiner, Natalie O’Donnell, Jayde Westaby - photo by James Morgan

Mamma Mia!

Mamma Mia! How can I forget You? It seemed like all of Canberra was in party mode for the opening of the Australian season of this brand new production of Mamma Mia!, and it wasn’t disappointed. In an unusual move, Produ...
Oliver Levi-Malouf and Raoul Craemer in Tristan A Song for the Superior Man - photo by Andrew Sikorski

Tristan: A Song for a Superior Man

Presented as the final work in the 2017 Ralph Indie season, Tristan: A Song for the Superior Man is an experimental ensemble work, performed by four men and one woman, which sets out to explore the notion of what it take...
Poppy Seed Lost 5 Kineisha Nottle - photo by Sarah Steiner

Lost: 5

There are some exquisite moments in Lost: 5. Fleur Murphy’s character is a gentle presence on stage. Her manner soft, Fleur connects with the audience from the beginning, showing us someone who has the weight of many yea...
Poppy Seed Bread Crumbs Benjamin Nichol & Ruby Johnston - photo by Pippa Samaya

Bread Crumbs

It’s the third Poppy Seed Theatre Festival, an event intended to showcase new voices. Towards this, the programme includes Bread Crumbs by Ruby Johnson and Benjamin Nichol, a “self-devised” work from a group of recent VC...
The Last Five Years Katie Weston and Andrew Kroenert

The Last Five Years

Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years has an intriguing skeleton for the story to latch onto. Cathy (Katie Weston) opens the show miserable, singing about the end of her relationship with Jamie (Andrew Kroenert). As t...