Arts House We All Know What's Happening - photo by Bryony Jackson AAR review

We All Know What’s Happening

We return to the sea at the end. The sound of it over the space as performers place microphones onstage with no one to speak into them. The voices that should be speaking into them aren’t here, instead they’re being held...
CoC Next Fall Darrin Redgate Mark Davis

Next Fall

Next Fall runs two story threads alongside each other, never converging. One is a series of flashbacks – Luke and Adam falling in love, navigating a relationship made difficult due to Luke being Christian while Ada...
One Fell Swoop By a Thread

By a Thread

There’s a spool of rope coiled to one side, one end heading straight up to the ceiling as if raised there by a fakir. It runs across two pulleys, then away down and off. The group – Ela Bartilomo, Luke Thomas, Ryan...
Circus Oz 2017 Model Citizens Alex Weibel - photo by Rob Blackburn

Model Citizens

Following a three-month tour through Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland, Circus Oz have returned home and settled back into Birrarung Marr on the banks of the Yarra for their annual Melbourne Big Top season with th...
45DS The Rapture Moira Finucane - photo by Paul Dunne

The Rapture

Fragments sit and lie through the space, even including two singers that perform under black gauze as the audience take their seats at tables. There’s a wilted bouquet on each table, but make no mistake there is life on ...
Melbourne Cabaret Festival Pisca Cameron Taylor

Pisca

Pisca is a charming-enough piece about an orphan’s struggle to survive his childhood and learn some lessons about life and community along the way. The only thing is this orphan is a duck. His parents lost to a hunter, P...