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  • Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
  • Pull the Pin A scene from Pull the Pin in which Caitlin Beresford holds a bowling ball up in front of her. The room is dark and she looks pensive. It’s a strike!
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    It’s a strike!

    20 June 2022

    Local theatre company strikes just the right note, with a feel-good story of female friendship and tenpins, writes Claire Trolio.

    Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
  • Caress/Ache. A group of people are dressed in doctors surgical scrubs and masks. One person has their hands in an empty baby's humidicrib The beauty and pain of touch
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    The beauty and pain of touch

    10 June 2022

    Caress/Ache is far from perfect but, as David Zampatti discovers, the quality of the production and performances go a long way to compensating for its shortcomings.

    Reading time • 4 minutesTheatre
  • Tristan McInnes and Ellen-Hope Thomson in Moody. Photo: Georgi Ivers A woman wearing a dress in red and orange stands with he arms outstretched in a wide V. In one hand she holds a small bunch of white flowers and she smiles up at them. Behind her outstretched right arm stands a man, who looks at her and smiles. Dancing a difficult duet with love
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    Dancing a difficult duet with love

    9 June 2022

    Trust and love lie at the heart of Fonder Physical Theatre’s new work about living with mental illness, writes Nina Levy.

    Reading time • 4 minutesDance
  • Once. A group of musicans are grouped around a bar looking as if they are playing a lively number. Instruments include guitar, fiddle, mandolin and accordian Once in a lifetime
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    Once in a lifetime

    2 June 2022

    The playful, sentimental Once is a production for our times, the perfect cure for all that ails us, writes David Zampatti.

    Reading time • 6 minutesTheatre
  • Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre
  • Sensorium Theatre. Photo: Jessica Wyld. A scene from Oddysea by Sensorium Theatre. Two children peer at something we can't see, using a small torch. Their faces are alight with wonder. Creating a wonder-filled world for kids
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    Creating a wonder-filled world for kids

    19 May 2022

    Sensorium Theatre has been making work for young people with disability for 12 years, and now the zeitgeist is finally catching up, writes Varnya Bromilow.

    Reading time • 9 minutesTheatre
  • Amy Mathews and Alison van Reeken are rehearsing 'Toast'. They stand amidst a studio that is set up to look like a garage. Amy stands in the foreground and holds a piece of tupperware to her heart. Alison is in the background and holds some Tupperware loosely, looking somewhat belligerent. Toast retains its crunch
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    Toast retains its crunch

    9 May 2022

    Despite last minute cast changes, Liz Newell’s Toast continues to shine in its second season, writes Claire Trolio.

    Reading time • 5 minutesTheatre

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio

Cleaver Street Studio