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Pornography. Seeing a play with such a title emanates a certain expectation of what you are about to see. However, this play was nothing like I expected – and in a good way, writes CHLOE SVAIKAUSKAS.
Blasted boasts that it is “what good theatre should be: when you go out, you’re not the same person you were when you walked in.” From the very beginning as it opens in a hotel in Leeds in Britain, Blasted is a dark and interesting play, writes MELISSA BERMINGHAM.
For many of us, our exposure to poetry is limited to the ramblings of our high school teachers who drone on about dull prose by those long dead. But as MARIYAM SALMANZADEH discovered, there is a slam poetry movement in Adelaide, transforming poetry into stanzas to sing, sputter, whisper and gesticulate.
In AMY MAYNARD’S last comic book review for On The Record, she endures a mediocre graphic novel, explores the wonders of MAD Magazine and enjoys a comic book about a comic shop guy written by a comic shop guy. What a sentence.
Windmill Theatre and the State Theatre Company’s interpretation of the classic children’s tale Pinocchio has hit Adelaide and On The Record sent not one, but two reviewers along to see the show. CHRIS BURROWS and his young daughter saw the production and now both of them share their thoughts on the performance.
After a whirlwind year, James Abberley performed his first headline gig at The Gov on Friday night and his music career shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. ADANA HARDING went along to the gig and had a chat with him backstage afterwards.
At last, Graeme Murphy’s Romeo and Juliet ballet has arrived at the Adelaide Festival Theatre. Known for giving classic tales a new spin, Murphy’s well paced and moving choreography portrayed a story of not only love and despair, but one of travel and culture, writes SIONNIE KELLY.
Emerging folk singer songwriter James Abberley has recently released his debut album, played at Scorcherfest, supported Xavier Rudd, set up residency at Adelaide’s treasured music venue Governor Hindmarsh and is playing his first headline gig this week. After that list of achievements, he is only 20-years old. So how is he adjusting to his new found success?
Imagine yourself struggling in a time of scarcity and dissatisfaction; your life is a mundane routine. And if you flee, if you escape, will you ever truly be free? ELLIE COOPER went to the opening night of the State Theatre Company’s production of Tennessee WIlliams’ The Glass Menagerie, and was swept away on a wave of nostalgia and longing.
In an age where people can download movies online with a single click in a matter of seconds, the experience of seeing the latest movies on the silver screen has managed to stand the test of time, writes GRADY HUDD.