Yirramboi Tigerlilly Lydia Fairhall and Kali Blunt

Tigerlilly

Since 2013, Tigerlilly has gone through a number of iterations, but for this special one-off performance in support and celebration of Yirramboi, it was pared down to its beating heart, Lydia Fairhall and Kali Blunt. On ...
Little Black Bastard Noel Tovey by Steven Rhall review

Little Black Bastard

Little Black Bastard is a concoction of performance and autobiography. First performed in 2003, Noel Tovey brings the story of his childhood and becoming an artist back to La Mama as part of their 50th birthday celebrati...
QL2 Jack Ziesing A Hellish Thing - photo courtesy of Maylei Hunt Photography and Ausdance Victoria

IN – SYNC

Two of Canberra’s most prolific and original dance-makers, Liz Lea and Alison Plevey, pooled resources to present this fascinating program as a finale to Ausdance ACT Dance Week. The program consisted mainly of individua...
La Mama Miss Blossom Callahann Rosemary Johns - photo by Annabel Warmington

Miss Blossom Callahann

Symmetry abounds in Miss Blossom Callahann. Until near the end, plenty of the sparring is one-on-one, characters facing each other from across the room. They often do this while seated in two chairs placed on opposite si...
Q44 Hurlyburly

HurlyBurly

HurlyBurly by US playwright David Rabe was first staged in Chicago in 1984. The  play was nominated for a Tony Award in 1985, and the following Broadway production and film incarnation featured big-name actors. How much ...
Red Stitch The Realistic Joneses Ella Caldwell & Neil Pigot - photo by Teresa Noble

The Realistic Joneses

A lovely thing about The Realistic Joneses is the apparent simplicity of its design, sophistication not so much hidden as not having attention drawn to it. Gregory Clarke’s stage is a small square rostrum, painted with w...
Hayes Theatre Co Big Fish - photo by Kate Williams

Big Fish

A director’s worst nightmare! Your leading man loses his voice on opening night, so what do you do? You provide the voice yourself of course! And when the director is the silver-voiced, Tyran Parke, it’s the perfect solu...