Sparked by the at once arrogant and appalling name of the current geological age—Anthropocene, because humanity’s influence on the planet is now recognised as a unique geological force—I FEEL FINE tackles the extremes of human rationality surrounding our presence on this planet.
I Feel Fine is a show that explores our existence and contradictions. We were intrigued by the way the audience is invited to become congregation members in a church dealing with eco-anxieties, hope and despair, so we had a chat with Zachary Sheridan ahead of the show’s opening.
Written in response to the 2014 Human Rights Commission report ‘The Forgotten Children: National Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention’, Cat Hope's Speechless is a prime example of the power, weight, and connection music provides in a world that is often divided.
In a time when consumer-authored media is largely a product of digital communities, Flopfest Film Festival is something truly different.
Utilising a range of theatrical and cinematic techniques to portray a story of survival, The Last Great Hunt has created a unique show. Lé Nør [the rain] transports audiences into a world simultaneously different and relatable to their own.
SENSE AND SPONTANEITY is a wonderful reinvention of classic literature for a modern audience that will make Austen fans of those not already in the club.
LET ME FINISH is a hilarious all-girl journey through the pitfalls of being a girl, a woman, and a sexual object that has audiences gripped all the way to the end.
Keren Schlink explores this concept through song, puppetry, and a whole lot of existential torment in her one-woman-show Underemployment: A show about not enough work and way too much TV.
Matt Stewart - Bone Dry is a show that portrays itself as a relaxed chat about relatively low key things. It is anything but, and that's really the wonder of Stewart's work. You might not realise you've seen a show rich in social commentary and complex comedic devices but, in fact, you have.
Stories about war often fall victim to the temptation of focusing on the grand theatres, the sweeping engagements, and the larger societal pressures. Not so in Eleanor’s Story: Home Is The Stranger.
Captain Spaceship: Maiden Voyage is a show that will appeal immensely to fans of modern sci-fi staples as much as improv comedy aficionados.
Written in response to Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge, PAPER DOLL is a play that explores the insidious and destructive impact of sexual abuse through its confrontation with the horrific consequences and ultimately lifelong tether between paedophile and victim.
The classic Australian game show Blankety Blanks receives a deliciously naughty revival courtesy of fabulous drag queen Dolly Diamond.
Holland St Productions are back with their heralded show Dr Felicity Rickshaw’s Celebrity Sex Party and, this year, it’s saucier than ever.