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Beyond The Pale With Single Asian Female

  Image © Dylan Evans Back in the early ‘90s, a semi-thrilling thriller called ‘Single White Female’ hit the cinemas. Its premise was a woman looking for the aforementioned lady in the title and her new roomie turning out to be a little unhinged (that’s what you get for racial profiling). A couple of decades […]

Ignition Ignites Again In Adelaide

Ignition Ignites Again In Adelaide Photo by Chris Herzfeld For 15 innovative years, Adelaide was treated to awe-inspiring dance routines by some of South Australia’s most promising choreographic talent. ‘Ignition’ is the brain-child of Australian Dance Theatre (ADT) Art Director Garry Stewart, who gave choreographers a chance to showcase their moves. Now, after a few […]

‘Gaybies’ Review

Gaybies @ MELT Festival Review ‘Gaybies’ is an emotionally-charged, political but funny look at the children of gay parents and their diverse upbringings. Written by Dean Bryant and directed by Kris Stewart, the play comprises of local talent who read aloud testimonials of what actual people have written from the ages 4 to 40 about […]

Purred Lines: Rum Tum Tugger’s Modernising Cats

Write up of the character Rum Tum Tugger played by Daniel Assetta in the performance of ‘Cats’.

Australia’s Wildest Wog Is Getting Hitched

  If the name Mary Coustas doesn’t ring any bells, Effie Stephandis might. And bells are ringing her way – wedding bells. The stereotypical, wise-cracking Greek goddess Mary created to most Aussies is guaranteed to raise a smile. It was the late ’80s and after having success with a stage show, ‘Wogs Out Of Work’, […]

Born Into The Bizarre: Baby With The Bathwater

  If you like your theatre a bit like politics – absurd and sometimes contradictory – then ‘Baby With The Bathwater’ might be your cup of tea. Originally written by Christopher Durang in the early ’80s, the play has been suitably updated to include references the audience will be more familiar with. Danxia Yang plays […]

Retro Made For The Futurismus

  When the past has passed, but the future is yet to come, there are as many questions as there are answers. Should we laugh at the flying cars predicted in ‘The Jetsons’ iconic space cartoon 50 years ago, or will one day people, or other beings, laugh at us for our iPads, Smart TV’s […]