Rama Nicholas Mary Weathers Monsters

Melbourne Fringe: Mary Weather’s Monsters

Rama Nicholas’ combination of writing and performance skill makes her a top exponent of the Fringe one-person show format. Her past offerings After Ever After and Death Rides a Horse did the rounds of Fringe and Comedy F...
Randy Writes a Novel

Melbourne Fringe: Randy Writes a Novel

You know where you stand with live comedy, opines Purple puppet Randy (McLeod’s Daughters, House Husbands); if a joke doesn’t get laughs, you stop telling it. But with a novel, you have to wait until it’s out in the worl...

Melbourne Fringe: Hook Turn

Hook Turn by Kin Collective is an assortment of six new vignettes aiming to give “a night of love, loss and laughter”. All referenced by that peculiarly Melbourne traffic manoeuvre of turning right from the left lane. Th...

Melbourne Fringe: Shoot from the Hip

Listen up, wise guy! The rhythm of life ain’t like that of a typewriter, even if you’re a author. Writer’s block is the least of your worries when your gumshoe character isn’t content to stay on the page, and he’s not th...
Elena Gabrielle Sure Sign of Love

Melbourne Fringe: Sure Sign of Love

A relic from ancient times – yet still referred to by some people today – is the horoscope. Regardless of your opinion of their value, almost everyone in the western world seems to know their star sign. Some ...
Opera Australia Carolone O'Connor Anything Goes Jeff Busby

Anything Goes

Australia saw its first production of Anything Goes nearly 80 years ago, and despite there have being many revivals since, it seems incredible that this show still has the power to delight and entertain contemporary audi...

Intergalactic Nemesis: Target Earth

The year is 1933. Molly Sloan, Pulitzer winning journalist (and all round tough gal) on the hunt for the “story of the century” is joined by her intrepid assistant Timmy Mendez and the mysterious librarian Ben Wilcott on...