Performing Arts
Jordana Borensztajn: Like Me, Love Me, Retweet Me

Jordana Borensztajn: Like Me, Love Me, Retweet Me

For those who have long since replaced feelings with emoji, know that anything worth saying can be said in 140 characters or less and live by the rule: hashtag or it didn’t happen, 'Like Me, Love Me, Retweet Me' is a hilarious look at online life.
The Speechmaker; All Aboard For Razor-Sharp Political Comedy

The Speechmaker; All Aboard For Razor-Sharp Political Comedy

The pre-flight anticipation for the playwriting debut of Australia’s comic royalty, Working Dog’s Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner and Rob Sitch, stepped up today with the announcement that Packed to the Rafters’ Erik Thomson will play the role of the President of the United States in The Speechmaker.
Justin Hamilton: 'Johnny Loves Mary Forever 1994'

Justin Hamilton: ‘Johnny Loves Mary Forever 1994′

From the second he stepped on stage, to the second he stepped off, Justin Hamilton filled his routine to the brim with his rapid, machine gun fire delivery, reviews Jess Sykes.
Genevieve Fricker: The Pineapple

Genevieve Fricker: The Pineapple

Fans of HBO’s Girls will particularly enjoy 'The Pineapple' and Fricker’s millennial brand of comedy, writes Margot McGovern. This fresh new voice on the Australian comedy scene is one to keep tabs on.
Is Racism The New Black?

Is Racism The New Black?

They’re used to finding humour in awkward situations and now comedy stars Charlie Pickering, Libbi Gorr and Meshel Laurie will shine their lights on the painful subject of racism in Australia.
Mother & Son; A New Stage Comedy

Mother & Son; A New Stage Comedy

From the creator of the Australian hit TV series MOTHER & SON comes a brand new stage comedy, starring Australia’s doyen of comedy Noeline Brown as the iconic Maggie Beare.
Power to the Pussy

Power to the Pussy

Australian comedian JMAC has the looks and the confidence but it’s none other than her map of Tasmania that she uses to woo her crowds, writes Caitlin Jones.
Tantalising Tricks: The Naked Magicians

Tantalising Tricks: The Naked Magicians

Christopher Wayne and Mike Tyler have brought an enticing twist to traditional magic with their Adelaide Fringe creation, 'The Naked Magicians', writes Catharine Watson.
Melbourne International Comedy Festival Launches 2014 Program

Melbourne International Comedy Festival Launches 2014 Program

The 28th Melbourne International Comedy Festival program launch was held this morning at The Toff In Town, located in the beating heart of the Melbourne comedy scene.
Luka Lesson; A Beacon of Literary Hope

Luka Lesson; A Beacon of Literary Hope

Combining the mood of artist-run initiative 107 Projects and old-school speakeasy’s, Luka Lesson returns to Sydney to introduce a new style to his performance, a cappella, alongside his spoken word poetry and rapping histories.
Beautiful One Day

Beautiful One Day

Most of us have been reared on Australian national stories that put a proud swagger in our step; Gallipolo and Pharlap included. 'Beautiful One Day' is a national story that needs telling, writes Jess Sykes, because a nation isn’t just built on the stories of triumph and greatness.
Boy Out Of The Country

Boy Out Of The Country

Chelsea Clugston reviews ‘Boy out of the Country’ - unpredictable and thought-provoking, it is definitely the show to see if you are planning a night out over the next few weeks, and looking for something a little out of the ordinary.