Tag Archives: Chippen Street Theatre

PRAMKICKER: KICKIN’ IT THEATRE FROM VOX TC

Production Images: Jasmin Simmons

PRAMKICKER is a small, modestly created show but, as one might guess from the title, it is a far from delicate offering.  From the first hilariously strategically placed f word to the final heartbreaking sequences this a mighty production which kicks it out of the park, pramwise.

For, Jude has actually kicked a pram and followed it up with worse. Her fuck laden speech to a group of similar misfits places her squarely in a room being punished for this and ancillary misdemeanours: like, being childless by choice.  Accompanied by her sister Sue, we will get to understand their lives, their relationships and will experience two women we rarely see represented on stages without their being burdened by tropes and stereotypes.  It’s a joyful rendering. Continue reading PRAMKICKER: KICKIN’ IT THEATRE FROM VOX TC

ART FOR ART’S SAKE

‘Art for Art’s Sake’ by Sage Godrei

ART FOR ART’S SAKE examines the role of art and performance in the world, a fitting subject for a Sydney Fringe production. This short play shows glimpses of an artist’s life. The scenes of a film school class, dealing with galleries and working in a mundane job are amusing and insightful. There is an interesting narrative about a father advising his artistic daughter not to waste her life like he did pursuing an artistic dream. He suggests she should be like her brother and follow him in the corporate world. Continue reading ART FOR ART’S SAKE