Pelican Magazine

Fringe World Review: Snake/Bad Adam

If you’re looking for something to really sink your teeth into and to leave you breathless, ‘Snake/Bad Adam’ is worth every moment. And you had better not bring your folks along – it’ll just be awkward. Caz Stafford reviews.

Interview: Matthew Lehmann (West Australian Ballet)

"Here, most people are quite welcoming to the fact I do ballet, it’s only guys in suits that seem to have a problem with me. Bikers I meet at the pub, who you might anticipate having the biggest problem, instead congratulate me for doing what I love.” Samuel J. Cox interviews Principal Dancer at the West Australian Ballet, Matthew Lehmann.
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Review: Brooklyn

Brooklyn, about voyages across physical seas and oceans of sentiment, is so refreshingly amorous to the eye and the heart that I could easily consider it radical. Jaymes Durante reviews.

Fringe World Review: Sleeping Beauty

These two protagonists are “guests” of a sleep clinic, wearing uniformed striped pajamas and consuming questionable drugs. They reflect a sense of innocence and vulnerability in their failures to overcome their plagued dreams, characterising them as the modern day “Sleeping Beauties”. Review by Gabby Loo.

Fringe World Interview: Words with ‘Theatre Bang Bang’

“In our apartment in New York, I had a life-size, ‘Dr Who.’ cardboard cut-out of Captain Jack Harkness,” Pascoe said, smiling, “and he would scare the sh*t out of everyone walking through the apartment. It didn’t matter how long he’d been there, he’d still get you every time.” This is what inspired their own cut-outs for the set.

PWF Review: Poetica

Hosted by Kate Noske, Peter Rose, Lucy Dougan and Dennis Haskell shared their poetry with the audience, proffering beautifully crafted words that were at times alight with humour and at others studded with deep pain. Bryce Newton reviews.