Othello review (Fairfax Studio, Melbourne)

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Reviews, Stage, Theatre |
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Peter Evans directs an even production of Othello for Bell Shakespeare. The set (Michael Hankin) is an even green carpet covering the floor and walls. The lighting (Paul Jackson) largely comes from an even spread of white lights above the playing space. The costumes (Hankin) are an even spread of shades of brown ­– except

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Manifesto review (ACMI Melbourne then AGNSW Sydney)

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Exhibitions, Film, Reviews, Visual Arts |
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“Nothing is original, so you can steal from anywhere, okay?” Cate Blanchett, a teacher, tells her class in the bastardised words of Jim Jarmusch. She has that tranquility we associate with the best of teachers, hair slightly dishevelled but not too much, clothes slightly baggy but not too much, as she tells her children to

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