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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Cyrano de Bergerac visits Canberra

Cyrano de Bergerac visits Canberra

Photo credit David James McCarthy What does a 19th century French play have to do with modern day Australia? At first glance, the 1897 play featuring a man with an obsurdly large nose, in love…

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ORB: The Sydney Dance Company Visits Canberra

ORB: The Sydney Dance Company Visits Canberra

Photo courtesy of the Sydney Dance Company When I asked around to see if any of my friends or family would like to snap up my spare ticket to the Sydney Dance Company’s ORB, I was…

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Sink Your Teeth into Dracula

Sink Your Teeth into Dracula

Images by Dylan Evans Growing up in the age of fiction like Twilight, the concept of vampires never really frightened me. However, Shake & Stir‘s Dracula is both thrilling and a little bit scary. I found myself…

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Ladies in Black: Why You Should See It

Ladies in Black: Why You Should See It

Pictures via Ladies in Black I was lucky enough to attend the opening night of Ladies in Black by the Queensland Theatre at the Canberra Theatre Centre last night and I found myself, almost surprisingly, astounded…

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