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Review: DNA Words: Belinda Quick I am a great lover of theatre; all theatre, whether it be an amateur production starring a friend or a full blown musical masterpiece. My mum was the inspiration for this, taking me to anything and everything I would sit through as a child. As such, I’ve seen just about everything and I think, by now, I have a pretty good gauge of the good, the bad and

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Review: Uncloaked Words: Daisy Freeburn Uncloaked, showing at the Bakehouse Theatre on Angas Street, is a one-woman cabaret set in the cloakroom of a theatre. The show begins with a song that sets the premise of the performance: Gracie, the cloakroom attendant, becomes lost in her imagination amongst the cloaks while their owners are in the theatre.   We are introduced to a wide varie

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Review: Three's a Crowd Words: Nicola Dowland Despite what the title suggests, the En Cœur Trio proves, with their delightful and unique cabaret, that three is in fact the perfect number.   Opera performer, James Moffatt, and veteran folk singer, Julia Norman, boast a wide repertoire, including classic numbers from Grease, Cabaret, P!nk’s 'Just

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Review: Radio Variety Hour Words: Stella Crawford What would you use to mimic the sound of a falling body? What about the sounding of a gun cocking? It’s all about sounds on radio and yet surprisingly enough, Radio Variety Hour is full of visual jokes. It’s the thoughtful use of props – be they cabbages, balloons or other common household items - that makes this show. &nbs

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Review: 36 Hours Words: Belinda Quick If you’re part of the Y Generation, a typical rite of passage is the overseas trip. The pilgrimage to foreign lands is the basis for this 60-minute laugh-a-thon but this is far from your typical coming-of-age tale.   Taco, formerly from Adelaide, takes us through the hectic events of his drug-fuelled Easter long weekend in 2011, which led to

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Review: 2014 Theatresports Words: Belinda Quick If you’re looking for value for money out of your Fringe festival choices this year, look no further than Theatresports. Offering 2 hours of non-stop improv fun, this show will make you laugh until your sides split. The basis of the show is a competition between four teams of thrilling thespians, who act out scenes based upon audience su

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