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ROOMBA SHROOMA – HURRAH HURRAH MESSES UP OLD 505

ROOMBA NATION
Production photography: Stephen Reinhardt

When exiting the theatre, as you step over the detritic chaos created by the human and robot cast of ROOMBA NATION, don’t let your program fall from your hand.  Or, to start at the beginning, buy a program you mingy sod!  Hurrah Hurrah’s program has lots of interesting information and, as this production will go from battery strength to mains power (see what I did there) that tiny, weeny sized print on A4  may well become a collector’s item.  Reading it at your leisure, amongst the bio and blurb you will find a little bit that describes what you are about to see as the “first iteration”.  And so it is.  It’s just not quiiiite there yet but all the basics are in play.  The shape, the themes, the length, the performances and …  the physical comedy.

Clowning is a messy business, that’s for damn sure and it is such a nice floor when you arrive.  Drawn on it is lots of Fibonacci-ish, golden ratio, spiral, theorum, um … ah… stuff.  All in lovely black swirling script on the nice white floor.  Then the doctor enters and she’s in really well cut and created first night whites.  Blinding.  The Nurse also, though his whites have a swish of angler’s waders about them. She is bent on proving that her cure works, even though it currently doesn’t and he is being superseded by an array of… sigh … care bots.  No wonder he is so cranky when a cracky new victim, sorry patient, arrives to be cured.  Of what?  Who the hell knows but we can kinder guess. Continue reading ROOMBA SHROOMA – HURRAH HURRAH MESSES UP OLD 505

TRADE

 

After a critically acclaimed season in Adelaide, TRADE is back at the Old 505.

TRADE is a fast paced, irreverent piece of physical theatre that delves into the world of fictional Hedge Fund Delta 1. Hurrah Hurrah have been developing TRADE since an initial residency in late 2014. It has been performed as part of the Old 505 Theatre (Sydney) Freshworks season and in development at Site and Sound Festival (Sydney). Initially inspired by the fall of French rogue Trader Jerome Kevel, Hurrah Hurrah have pulled apart the elements of his enormous descent, and reformed it into an exploration of the complicity of us all in the world we live in.                     Continue reading TRADE

The Rocks Pop-Up Project- The Seagull

Production photos by Adam North
Production photos by Adam North

As part of this year’s Rock’s Pop-Up Project, Hurrah Hurrah and the Hot Blooded Theatre Company are presenting a  production of the great Russian playwright Anton Chekhov’s THE SEAGULL- adaption by Peter Carson- at an unused shop within the main Rocks area.

This was a marvelous piece of chamber theatre which the small audience- some twenty people- enjoyed greatly. All the nuances of Chekhov’s wonderful text came through as the cast weaved the way around the audience. Continue reading The Rocks Pop-Up Project- The Seagull