Spike Heels

Q44 is part of the growing wave of ensemble theatre companies emerging in Melbourne. They produce the plays they want to perform, they cast from within the ranks of the ensemble and, in theory, they develop an inbuilt co...

The Magic Flute

On the front page of the original score of The Magic Flute, Mozart noted that the setting was Egypt. This was all the encouragement director, Michael Gow needed to come up with this deliciously silly adaptation, which mo...

The God of Hell

There’s something fantastical and yet eerily ordinary about the events that unfold when Wisconsin dairy farmers Emma and Frank welcome out-of-town Haynes to their home. The young man literally makes sparks fly at the bri...

Keep Everything

Keep Everything is one of those shows that leaves you wondering if we have enough words in our vocabulary to suit the kind of pieces that are emerging from some of our contemporary performance makers. Shifting seamlessly...

Constellations

Time flies. Time stands still. There isn’t enough time. There is too much time. Time is one of those living staples that is at once relative and yet inflexibly rigid. An hour can feel like ten minutes and visa versa. Nic...

Time is a Traveller – David Harris

Fresh from his acclaimed portrayal of The Baker in Victorian Opera’s Into The Woods, Australia’s leading man of Australian musical theatre, David Harris presented his one-man show Time is a Traveller for a th...

Oh, What a Lovely War!

It’s a century since the outbreak of World War I, The Great War, The War to End All Wars. Today, the horrors of that catastrophic events are common knowledge. We are not surprised by stories of life (and death) in the tr...