The State Theatre Co.’s Sense and Sensibility

The State Theatre Co.’s Sense and Sensibility

I would highly recommend you keep an eye out for any State Theatre Company productions coming your way – you can visit their website HERE. Want to know what’s coming up next at the Canberra…

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Blanc de Blanc at the Spiegeltent

Blanc de Blanc at the Spiegeltent

Photos courtesy of David James McCarthy It’s exciting, it’s sexy, it’s a bit crude, it’s absolutely hilarious – it’s Blanc de Blanc at the Spiegeltent. Approaching the imposing tent in the half-dark before the cabaret-comedy performance, the…

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Bell Shakespeare’s Antony & Cleopatra

Bell Shakespeare’s Antony & Cleopatra

Photos by Heidrun Lohr “We believe Shakespeare and other great works are not stuck in the past. They are the lens through which we can explore and question the present, and imagine the future. These…

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A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer

A Pacifist’s Guide to the War on Cancer

Image credit: Seymour Centre Wouldn’t it be great if there was a comprehensive guide to dealing with cancer? A ‘do’ list and a ‘don’t’ list, and all you had to do was follow it and…

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James Batchelor’s ‘Deepspace’

James Batchelor’s ‘Deepspace’

Image credit Charles Tammbiah Before I get into the extent of the review of James Batchelor and Collaborators’ Deepspace, I feel the need to state here: I am not a dancer, I am very much a…

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The Best of the 2018 Lineup at the Canberra Theatre Centre

The Best of the 2018 Lineup at the Canberra Theatre Centre

It’s almost the end of 2017, can you believe it?! So many amazing things have happened to me in 2017 and one of the highlights has been working with the Canberra Theatre Centre, attending and…

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The Popular Mechanicals review

The Popular Mechanicals review

Photo credit David McCarthy Where has slapstick comedy gone? A good chunk of my childhood was spent watching the Goodies, laughing hysterically at overexaggerated misfortune, with the occasional poo and fart joke thrown in. I…

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The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

Last Friday night, I attended the opening show of Bell Shakespeare‘s The Merchant of Venice at the Canberra Theatre Centre. I went in with a quick Wikipedia search of the brief plot (The Merchant of…

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It’s Time to Get a Little Crazy

It’s Time to Get a Little Crazy

It’s not long now until a small piece of Parisian glamour and excitement comes to Canberra – Crazy Horse Paris‘s world-famous burlesque show Forever Crazy is visiting the Canberra Theatre Centre from the 4th October. Think…

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1984: The Play That Has Become Our Reality

1984: The Play That Has Become Our Reality

This is honestly probably the hardest review I’ve ever had to write. 1984, the classic and probably most well-known dystopian novel in the history of English literature is – well – a book I’ve never read.…

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