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.
"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.
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.
“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.
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.