Tags: theatre

One Was Nude and One Wore Tails

Pictured (L to R) : Colin Smith, Matthew Filkins, Jack Henry, Elise Grieg, and Ben Warren. Picture Credit: Geoff Lawrence, Creative Futures Photography.   The Anywhere Festival not only opens up many of the more unusual places across Brisbane, but is also an opportunity for our ‘creatives’ to shine. Room to Play‘s production of One Was Nude and One […]

Review: The Anywhere Festival Brisbane 2015

The last few weeks have been an enjoyable, challenging, enlightening, and entertaining time. No, I haven’t been on holiday. But I have been on a tour of many “new” places in Brisbane—or at least, places that were almost all new to me, and certainly were seen in a new light. Performance spaces I have visited […]

Review: Mediocrity (Everything You’ve Ever Wanted)

One source offers the synonyms of patchiness, unevenness, and weakness for ‘mediocrity’ (and suggests the antonym of excellence). Magnetic North TC’s first work was far from mediocre: a thought-provoking work in progress that was a pleasure to watch.

Review: Awesome Ocean Party

Awesome Ocean Party 14/04 Musgrave Park Pool Review By Maddie Nixon Written by Giema Contini and produced by Matt Seery, Awesome Ocean Party is a delightful and heart-warming story about a half-octopus half-human celebrating her birthday. Contini is hilariously awkward and extremely likeable. The story itself is touching and will make you laugh, then cry, then […]

Review: Loch Ard

Review: Loch Ard by Maddie Nixon 14/04 The Twig & Berry Backyard Theatre Collective’s second ever production, Loch Ard, delivers what it promises. Sea shanties and mysteries a plenty, the show jumps between multiple locations as the protagonist, Edmond, tells his story of finding love on the nineteenth century ship doomed to wreckage on the […]

Review: Learning to Love Gravity

The great thing about festivals (and festival fringe programs) is that audiences get to see many works at an early stage in the creative process. This is not new in Brisbane. Brisbane Festival has previously had a number of ‘work in progress’ events. For example, I particularly enjoyed Expressions Dance’s First Ritual (an ‘in progress’ […]