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Archives for October 2022

OUT NOW: Oct. 26 Editions

Read the latest editions of The Local Paper, free online.Exact replicas of our print editions.Covering 40 local government areas in and around Melbourne with localised editions. • Our next Print and Online Editions will be published on November 9 and 23.• Our latest Media Kit is available HERE October 26 Editions (in print and digital) •

SHOWBIZ: 2 Proud 2 Prejudiced

The Bennet family is poor and Mrs Bennet knows only too well that her five daughters must make good marriages. “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife,” is Mama Bennet’s mantra and she is on the hunt for husbands.

SHOWBIZ: Pendulum

he collaboration of the percussive genius of Matthias Schack-Arnott and renowned choreographer Lucy Guerin has resulted in the Melbourne Fringe Festival production of Pendulum, staged at the open-air space of Shed 21 in Docklands, under the Bolte Bridge. Matthias’s sound design and pendulum design by Rob Larsen are the stars of this installation. The 39


Devised by the multi-award-winning team at Head First Acrobats, this fabulous show begins with Zeus calling on us, the mere mortals in the audience, to put our hands together to welcome four Greek gods to the stage. Each god poses and twirls to reveal Apollo, the God of the Sun (Thomas Gorham), Cupid, the God

SHOWBIZ: Club Kabarett

Bernie Dieter’s Club Kabarett is salacious, saucy and scintillating. Dieter’s phenomenal vocal range and control underpins the entire evening; the risqué lyrics, the backing songs for some artist, the torch song and the rousing finale. She controls both the stage and the audience, incorporating them into her act. The other artists are equally thrilling. What

SHOWBIZ: Ignis powerfully crafted

Daniel Nellor’s play Ignis, Latin for ‘fire’, critiques and probes the intimate aspects of human adult sexual desires and experiences, challenges and disappointments. Nellor carefully delves into aspects of life such as class, sex, obsession, betrayal and the disturbing reality the characters in this play find themselves in. This is a powerfully crafted work and

SHOWBIZ: Arts Centre Collection

Historically significant performing arts costumes and objects, ranging from Kylie Minogue’s gold lame hot pants to Dame Nellie Melba’s La Traviata bodice, will be made available to the public to view in 2023 through a $2.2 million project to upgrade and expand Arts Centre Melbourne’s Australian Performing Arts Collection. Unveiled by Steve Dimoipoulos, Minister for

SHOWBIZ: United Ukranian Ballet

Due to public demand for tickets to The United Ukrainian Ballet’s production of Swan Lake, there wereadditional final performance for Melbourne last Sunday, October 23 at 6pm at the Plenary, Melbourne Convention and Entertainment Centre. The United Ukrainian Ballet brought together award-winning dancers from Ukraine’s finest ballet houses including The National Opera of Ukraine, Kharkiv

SHOWBIZ: Chicago

Chicago, the longest-running American musical in Broadway history, has a new look in CLOC Musical Theatre’s fabulous, reimagined interpretation which played at the National Theatre, St Kilda until October 22. CLOC’s powerhouse husband and wife creative team Lynette White (Co-Director/Choreographer) and Chris White (Co-Director/Set Designer) have triumphed in achieving a unique version of this oft-staged

SHOWBIZ: Memoir of a Tired Carer

The healthcare industry and those tirelessly working in it were under stress long before the pandemic and are, now, even more so. Oliver Bailey, playwright and performer of this one man show, outlines the challenges of dealing with those who lose bodily function, their minds and their identity within the aged care system simultaneously revealing

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