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Archives for January 2022

SHOWBIZ: ‘OK’ with John O’Keefe

Heidi moves from 3AW to Nine Heidi Murphy, long standing Senior Producer of Neil Mitchell ‘s talk back program on 3AW, has quit radio (well, sort of) to take up a on-camera role with parent company Nine News. TV reporting is not new to Heidi as she has previously had freelance stints on camera whenever

PROBE: Mayor’s squabbles over trade marks

A Melbourne suburban Mayor, Cr Lina Messina, is embroiled in a squabble over the trade mark of ‘Feminae’. The trade mark and the business name of ‘Feminae’ is registered to the Darebin Mayor, Cr Messina at a Reservoir address. Adele Barbaro, as Trustee for the Barbaro IP Trust, on October 1 last year, lodged opposition

COMEDY: The Top 5

THE TOP 5 TITLES PRINCE ANDREW MIGHT HAVE LOST Head of the YWCA. Patron of the British girl guides. Casting Director for “Little Women”. Director of London’s Debutantes. Director of “The Luton Girl’s Choir”. Mike McColl Jones

SHOWBIZ: Hypnosis

Peridot Theatre presents David Tristram’s thriller Hypnosis until February 12 at the Unicorn Theatre, Mount Waverley Secondary College. Directed by Pip Le Blond, Hypnosis is said to have “plenty of twists and a liberal dash of comedy.” The Great Gordo, an alcoholic stage hypnotist in the twilight of his career, randomly chooses Alan Briggs as

SHOWBIZ: Drama School – a play

Pansy Productions presents Drama School: a play from February 3-6 at the MC Showroom, Prahran. Written and directed by Alistair Ward, the play asks what happens when one of the most prestigious acting schools in the world decides that their students need to compete to stay in the program. Drama School: a play gives an

SHOWBIZ: The Comedy of Errors

To the Botanical Gardens and Australian Shakespeare Com-pany’s The Comedy of Errors. The weather favoured the best Comedy of Errors I’ve witnessed. Glenn Elston’s direction of a cracker cast would have been near impossible to better. The comic probabilities infinite; with four male characters as identical twins, perfect material for the slapstick style of Commedia

ARTS: Sidney Nolan. Search for Paradise

Heide Museum of Modern Art presents two important exhibitions this February, originally intended to coincide with the museum’s 40th anniversary in late 2021, a major thematic respective of renowned Australian modernist Sidney Nolan and a new work by Dean Cross in response to Nolan. Featuring key works, including several well-known masterpieces, Sidney Nolan: Search for

SHOWBIZ: Oracle

The world premiere of Oracle was performed at the Playhouse Theatre and the audience were taking on an extraordinary, magical and captivating journey that slowly revealed the birth of each Zodiac Constellation. The journey did not disappoint and as the show progressed the audience became totally immersed in the action on stage. The journey begins

SHOWBIZ: Jagged Little Pill

For starving Melbourne theatregoers, Jagged Little Pill is a terrific way to get our appetites back for live performance. Inspired by and featuring songs from Alanis Morrissette’s award-winning 1995 album, Diablo Cody’s book brilliantly captures the zeitgeist of our time. The story revolves around the all-American, perfect Healy family, but, of course, nothing is as

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