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MASQUERADE @ the Drama Theatre

“Fifty is my first, Nothing is my second, Five just makes my third, My fourth a vowel is reckoned.”

Bring your children to Sydney Opera House to see this world  premiere production delivered in a manner that is well beyond the world of the armchair treasure hunt, with its beautiful illustrations, provided by the book.

Local playwright Kate Mulvany has lovingly adapted British author Kit Williams’ children’s book, first published in January, 1987.

Jack Hare takes us all on a fast-paced 120 minute journey, departing from his mistress, The Moon and then setting out on a mission to deliver both her message of love (a deep and meaningful riddle) and her jeweled gift, to her male paramour, The Sun. Continue reading MASQUERADE @ the Drama Theatre

The Importance Of Being Earnest

Nathan O'Keefe and Nancye Hayes in the State Theatre Company of South Australia's production of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. Pics Shane Reid
Nathan O’Keefe and Nancye Hayes in the State Theatre Company of South Australia’s production of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. Pics Shane Reid

Oscar Wilde is a comedic pioneer and genius, whose plays sport eloquence of tremendous proportions.

“How you can sit there, calmly eating muffins when we are in this horrible trouble, I can’t make out.”

“Well, I can’t eat muffins in an agitated manner. The butter would probably get on my cuffs. One should always eat muffins quite calmly. It is the only way to eat them.”

While his plays are many things, earnest is not one of them. Saturated in satire and scandalously silly, Wilde’s beloved comedy THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST has hit the Merrigong theatre this month to reanimate the classic play in a hilarious, true-to-form production. Critiquing the prudishness and prestige that festered within the class-driven society of Victorian England, the play makes light of the era’s repressive conventions through the conundrums and mishaps of two young bachelors who take to “Bunburying” to spice up their lives.  Continue reading The Importance Of Being Earnest

PINOCCHIO

Nathan O'Keefe and Danielle Catanzaritti in Windmill Theatre Company's PINOCCHIO
Nathan O’Keefe and Danielle Catanzaritti in Windmill Theatre Company’s PINOCCHIO. Pic Brett Boardman

‘Are you brave enough to be real’?

A fabulous bright bold and colourful re telling of this much loved Carlo Collodi story for all ages that enchants .Yes , this is still a very moral story , of a little puppet who wants to be real , about not telling lies , with the extendable nose and there is also a subtle anti-bullying message.

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