Qu’est-ce Que C’est? - photo by Aaron Walker Photography

Qu’est-ce Que C’est?

This is one of the best shows I’ve ever seen. No point burying the lead, Qu’est-ce Que C’est? (What are they doing here?) is a veritable cornucopia of theatrical and circus delights. This was so many things, often so man...
AAR The Kransky Sisters AVKC

A Very Kransky Christmas

The Kransky Sisters hail from Esk in rural Queensland, in what seems like a bygone era. They like to tour together, often road-tripping around Australia in their vintage Morris. Typically, a gig by “The Kranskys” feature...
Madiba the Musical AAR

Madiba the Musical

Although it’s called Madiba the Musical, this production aimed at celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela, is more like an interesting hybrid. Certainly musical theatre, but not really a conventional Broadway musical, not...
RSAT Lamb Simon Maiden, Brigid Gallacher, Emily Goddard - photo by Jodie Hutchinson

Lamb (a new play with songs)

Lamb isn’t quite a musical, it isn’t quite a play. To be fair, the subtitle does read, “A new play with songs,” so there really shouldn’t be any surprises once the Front of House (FOH) staff give a thumbs up to the back,...
Mad March Hare Theatre Co Eurydice - photo by Marnya Rothe

Eurydice

Eurydice and Orpheus are very much in love and are planning nuptials. They promise each other the world and everything in it, in the way only the children of Gods can. Eurydice’s dead father watches on from the underworl...
Lab Kelpie Broken - photo by Jodie Hutchinson

Broken

Broken weaves together three traumatised story threads across the haze-filled expanse of fortyfivedownstairs. It’s affecting to see so much of the space used, a shallow layer of thin smoke resting before the play begins....
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...