Mercury Fur, by Philip Ridley. Directed by Ben Packer, at Theatreworks St Kilda (September 2007). Science Fiction (SF) and theatre may, on the surface, appear to share little with one another. There isn’t a more unlikely binary than nano-tech and … Continue reading
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TOP GIRLS by Caryl Churchill, at MTC.
Directed by Jenny Kemp. At the Sumner Theatre 25 August to 29 September 2012. Top Girls, directed by Jenny Kemp for the MTC, is a revelation. With her uniformly … Continue reading
Henry Rollins, The Long March at the National Theatre 18th April 2012
When I was in high-school, Henry Rollins was a one-man factory of awesome. A friend had turned me onto Rollins Band, a heavy blues-based hard rock outfit that was a powerful antidote to the generic grunge bands at were washing … Continue reading
If It Bleeds premiere – late 2012
Coming to Melbourne theatres courtesy of Ben Pfieffer’s wonderful company The Artisan Collective. IF IT BLEEDS is based on a true story. Check out The Artisan Collective here.
Jello Biafra at The Forum, Melbourne Festival
No stranger to political unrest, punk provocateur Jello Biafra entered Melbourne in the midst of a media storm over protests and police action. Taking the stage of The Forum in a colourful shirt, he seemed at first nothing like his … Continue reading