Werewolves

Werewolves

“As night falls on the town of Millers Hollow, there's trouble afoot and werewolves are stalking the innocent villagers.” – Nicholas Philips Werewolves is an interactive party game, hosted by Nicholas Philips, in which the players must find and kill the werewolves before the village is decimated. I attended the February 19 performance given at [...]

Right Here, Right Now

Right Here, Right Now

Incredibly talented and immensely creative, Josh Belperio is someone I’m privilaged to have seen perform. Despite this show being raw and a little unpolished that only serves to highlight his creativity and ability to improvise on stage. Having attended Belperio’s show 30,000 Notes last year, I was keen to find out more about this introspective [...]

All Growed Up

All Growed Up

Watson comes out on to the stage brandishing a fine bottle of gin, sporting a leopard-print cape and a beard to rival Ned Kelly, and launches into a staccato, rambunctious soliloquy. At 25, he got engaged. Might’ve gone all the way, picked out names for the kids, bought a house, lock, stock, the whole lot. [...]

Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster

Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster

It may be somewhat difficult to comprehend what can come of the words ‘Frankenstein’ and ‘beatboxing’. Is there someone dressed like Frankenstein beatboxing? Is it just beatboxing with the word ‘Frankenstein’ thrown in? If you assumed either of those you’re be dead wrong. In reality, what you get is an 80-minute musical spectacle from six [...]

A Novel Idea

A Novel Idea

A Novel Idea Fiona McGregor Giramondo Publishing 2019 Fiona McGregor's photo-essay 'A Novel Idea' is a witty and honest examination of the often thankless and tedious work of writing a novel. From 2007 to 2010, McGregor documented herself and her workspace through photographs. The reader follows her from her small home office to Estonia and [...]

The Truants

The Truants

The Truants Kate Weinberg Bloomsbury 2019 ISBN: 978-1-5266-0012-7   Whether it’s as basic as skipping school or smoking a bit of pot in the toilets to theft or worse; doing the wrong thing can be alluring. One of the questions Kate Weinberg asks in her novel The Truants is, “could you be driven to kill [...]