The Mistakes Madeline Made (review)

For the record, the Abbotsford Convent has eluded my attention for a number of years. So it was with intrigue I ventured out on a slightly damp Friday night to see The Honeytrap’s presentation of Elizabeth Meriwether’s T...

Hard Rubbish

It’s hard to compete with a slender, blonde, Scandinavian; especially if you’re a piece of furniture whose time appears to be up. Welcome to Hard Rubbish, a world where it only takes the threat of a trip to the tip for a...

Whelping Box

An absurd spectacle carried off with extreme physicality at close proximity, Whelping Box is a feat of endurance, playful rituals, idiosyncratic mythmaking, glorified acts of machismo and power games. Feeding on the ener...

Victorian Opera announces 2014 Season

Victorian Opera has announced its 2014 Season, Chapter Two; a series of operatic experiences for all ages, inspired by classic and contemporary literature. “Finding its origins from historic and modern texts, next ...

I’m Your Man

You enter a boxing gym: place of dreams, of glory, of a better life. The walls are covered in inspirational quotes, bodies are in constant motion and minds are elsewhere. The stakes are high. Everyone wants to be special...

Savages (review)

Poignant, powerful, emotive and menacing are words that can easily describe Patricia Cornelius’ latest offering for the stage, Savages. A disturbing exposition of reported events in real-life, Savages is a confronting ob...