MICF: Ongals – Babbling Comedy

Four men in supersized toddler playsuits, romp around a stage speaking (mostly) excitable gibberish and behaving like big babies. This is South Korean company Ongals – recipients of awards including a Special Comme...

The Importance of Being Miriam

Reflecting on the family influences which have shaped her rich and distinguished career, Miriam Margolyes returns to the stage following her turn in MTC’s 2014 production of I’ll Eat You Last, in The Importan...

Fake it ‘til you Make it

Up until recently Tim Grayburn was sitting at a desk in London, working as an Account Manager at a top advertising agency. Now, he is in a Melbourne theatre, doing the twist in his Y-fronts, shaking a maraca, and singing...

Young & Jackson

As the battle between the Allies and Japanese forces was intensifying in the Pacific, Jimmy (Jacob Machin) and Keith (Charlie Cousins), two Australian navy boys were in a war of their own. At Young & Jackson, the ico...

HEX

For anyone born after the 1980’s it must be hard to comprehend the pall that the spectre of AIDS cast over humanity. A time when the very diagnosis of AIDS was tantamount to a death sentence. Born in 1987, the year in wh...

Boys in the Band

The lovechild of Human Nature and Jersey Boys proved an apt description of Boys in the Band, a slickly produced entertainment which played just one concert in the Canberra Theatre Playhouse following its performance the ...

Circa – Beyond

Circa never fail to surprise. Just when you thought you have seen every circus trick imaginable, Circa come up with something new and surprising. Often classic circus tricks reworked and pushed beyond what you thought po...