Right Now theatre review (Red Stitch, Melbourne)

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SPOILERS AHEAD! Either something bad has happened or is going to happen in Right Now – a clumsily told absurdist farce-cum-psychological thriller by French-Canadian Catherine-Anne Toupin – about a young mother suffering either a breakdown, overbearing neighbours, or a mixture of both. Alice (Christina O’Neill) and Ben (Dushan Philips) have been living in an apartment for six

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A fly on the wall at the Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM) in Brisbane

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SOFEX (Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference). The Brisbane Boat Show (most cities have one). SEXPO (apparently also known as the Health, Sexuality and Lifestyle Expo by no-one at all). It seems like there’s a grand, capitalist exhibition for every industry and angle, and the gentle enclave of the performing arts does not escape the dollar’s

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The Children theatre review (Southbank Theatre, Melbourne)

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Australia is the second biggest uranium exporter on the planet, and it was Australian uranium that fuelled the Fukushima disaster, so one gets an awful feeling of responsibility during Lucy Kirkwood’s post-apocalyptic, barely-fantasy The Children, now playing in a Melbourne Theatre Company production. Regardless of the local relevance the Australian premiere of this British play –

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