ANTHEM

Many (most often within the arts) herald works such as Anthem,as being necessary or vital  – threatening to fracture and disrupt the fragility of mainstream discourse. But when art still remains such…

HIGH PERFORMANCE PACKING TAPE

“Don’t try this at home” is fair warning that this show is not for the faint-hearted. A delectable blend of high octane stunts, humour and day-to-day objects pushed further than…

ANTHEM

“Does Australia really share a dream? Do we really sing with one voice?” Twenty-one years ago, four playwrights and a composer came together to create Who’s Afraid of the Working Class?…

COLOSSUS

Melbourne Critique is back in action, taking a look at what will be the last Melbourne Festival as we know it, and as Jonathon Holloway’s last festival as Artistic Director,…

THE TEMPLE

This work will divide people; there really is no middle ground, and it certainly is one of those works which will have you scratching your head post show, asking yourself…

WINDIGO

In Algonquin folklore there is a recurring figure, a cannibalistic creature, called the windigo. Windigo is monstrous greed, it’s a being overcome by a desire to possess and consume. In…

WEST SIDE STORY

Had she one bullet left and they played the show in reverse, I would have taken that bullet to save myself from two and a half hours of torture. How…

SINGLE ASIAN FEMALE

In Single Asian Female, the audience step out of their ordinary day to day, and step into the Golden Phoenix, a suburban Sunshine Coast Chinese restaurant, where a family of…

A BEASTIE BOYS LIVE EXPERIENCE

The roaring 2020s are almost here and we seem to be exploring some kind of an ‘ancient-forward’ dance on the continuum of music; retrospectives and throw back are all the…

YOU ANIMAL YOU

Half way through this year’s Dance Massive program it has become evident, that within the Melbourne dance scene at least, the parameters of dance have certainly shifted. The lines between…