• Jennifer Hauptman

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Melbourne, Melbourne Fringe 2015

One Show to Rule them All, Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015

No Comments 02 October 2015

One Show to Rule them All, the brainchild of Don Jordan, is a recital of music inspired by JRR Tolkein’s fantasy saga, The Lord of the Rings. The Windjammer Brass Ensemble accompanies baritone Robert Dora and soprano Samantha Fraser in the performance of Donald Swann’s 1967 song cycle The Road Goes Ever On (for brass) but the program also includes […]

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Melbourne, Melbourne Fringe 2015, Uncategorized

Destroy Solzhenitsyn, Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015

No Comments 26 September 2015

Destroy Solzhenitsyn, a new play by Malaysian-Australian playwright John Joofor Lee, premiered at the Gasworks Theatre in South Melbourne for the 2015 Melbourne Fringe Festival. It’s an insightful piece of theatre from Nice Productions. This play is spans the lifetime of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian author and political dissident, from the origins of his opposition to […]

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Gruesome Playground Injuries, Melbourne Fringe Festival 2005

No Comments 25 September 2015

Gruesome Playground Injuries, the 2008 play by American playwright Rajiv Josef, makes its Melbourne debut at this years’ Fringe Festival. It’s the ambitious first project from NewCharacter Productions (actors Katarina Viva Schøller and Nicholas Jaquinot), directed by David Ward. The piece follows the lives of Kayleen and Doug over the span of thirty years. Their first meeting, […]

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Dolly, Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015

No Comments 24 September 2015

Dolly is one of a suite of three plays that former ABC programmer Harris Smart has written and produced for the 2015 Melbourne Fringe Festival. It is a musical comedy transporting Nabokov’s Lolita to a post-apocalyptic world where all the men have been wiped out by a virus. This highly original concept is the strong point of this production, namely […]

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Hamlet [Working Title], Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015

No Comments 19 September 2015

Hamlet [Working Title] is making its Melbourne debut following success at Sydney’s Spectrum Now festival in March 2015 and Sydney Fringe Festival 2014. It’s an energetic, irreverent one-man show with equal potential to offend and amuse. Hamlet [Working Title] is highly self-referential production that assumes a high level of familiarity with the original text. It’s […]

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Fractured, Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015

No Comments 17 September 2015

Fractured, a new play by Adam J.A. Cass and directed by Peta Hanrahan of Verve Studios, is a confronting exploration of the diminishing role of empathy in a broken world. Set in a post-apocalyptic future, Fractured examines the ethical challenges that face the members of the “Extended Family”, a privileged group of people who live in […]

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Knock ‘em dead: An interview with Jeremy Rice, director of Shoot from the Hip for the Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015

No Comments 15 September 2015

A hardboiled detective, a femme fatale, jazz: some things never go out of style, and no one understands this better than Jeremy Rice, the director of a new play celebrating detective fiction. Rice’s company, Always Working Artists (AWA) has made theatre across Australia for fourteen years; their Melbourne Fringe Festival debut in 2014 with Royals: The True […]

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Melbourne, Melbourne Fringe 2015, Uncommon Places 2015

Follow Them: a conversation with Georgia Symons and Lee Shang Lun, Melbourne Fringe 2015

No Comments 21 August 2015

If you were trying to put together a dream team to create a story installation in Melbourne, it’s quite possible that you’d end up with the powerful combination of live media artist Georgia Symons and independent game designer Lee Shang Lun. The duo met at the 2014 Fresh Air Festival, the annual festival run by […]

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Melbourne Fringe 2015, Uncommon Places 2015

Combobulated : an interview with artist Frank Duyker, Uncommon Places 2015

No Comments 08 August 2015

Frank Duyker comes prepared for our interview. Eager to illustrate the merits of his perhaps unusual materials, the sculptor removes three unlikely objects from his pocket. There is a brown square ceramic block with gold plates and pins arranged on the surface, or a CPU chip circa 1989, as he likes to call it. There’s […]

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Beguiling Giles: an interview with sound artist Vincent Giles, Uncommon Places 2015

No Comments 07 August 2015

Vincent Giles, in spite of his busy schedule, always makes time for a coffee. The sound artist/composer is also Artist in Residence at the University of Melbourne’s School of Chemistry, as well as a PhD candidate at Monash University. His thesis: ‘Microsound, Spectra, Objectivity: a meme’s-eye view of comprehension in music’. He also blogs infrequently […]

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