MICF Anthony McCormack, Phoebe O'Brien and Stephen Porter feature in Shut your Juicy Mouth

MICF: Shut Your Juicy Mouth

Well, it certainly doesn’t help when the bouncer sends you upstairs to an empty room for comedy that’s actually taking place in a sneaky room beside the bar on the ground floor, but the 10-12 of us got there eventually. ...
Choo Choo Troupe The Lost, Lost, Lost Cabaret

MICF: The Lost, Lost, Lost Cabaret

In a delightful space downstairs at the Butterfly Club, with the help of Pinky – her sweet, Che Guevara-looking, red nose wearing, sidekick – Sharnema Nougar gave us an irreverent theatrical smorgasbord of an...
Jacqueline Mifsud - photo by Adam Horne / Tess French

MICF: Sink Full of Forks

Positioned under starkish light at the end of a room where one-too-many things have been painted white, windows blacked out in an earnest being held for random-esque way, Jacqueline Mifsud performed her stand-up routine,...
45DS Trainspotting Live

Trainspotting Live

A few years back, a friend asked me for advice on adapting one of his stories for performance. Originally a short story, then a short film, he now wanted to get it on stage. I suggested it came down to one question: Why ...
Summerfolk Charlotte Fox and Luke Lennox - photo by Ben Fon

Summerfolk

Despite being written less than 10 years after The Seagull, Summerfolk by Maxim Gorky, feels like a long-distance love letter to Chekhov. The premise is clear enough: A loose group of newly upper class family and friends...