Comedy Theatre

Theatre Review: Come From Away arrives in Melbourne for a night of endless fun and laughs

July 19, 2019

This Canadian musical kicked off in Ontario back in 2013 before finally making its way to Broadway in 2017. Now, in 2019, the town of Gander has landed in Melbourne for its Australian premiere at the Comedy Theatre. Come From Away takes place in the week following the 9/11 attacks, where 38 planes and almost […]

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Review: 1984 is chilling, haunting and jarringly ominous (Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre until June 10th)

June 4, 2017

The tragedy (or triumph) of George Orwell’s 1984 as a book is that it is too real for today’s world. It’s a complex, evocative piece of writing where one Big Brother overrules all and controls our thoughts feelings and dare punish us for getting independent thought. This production, adapted by UK company Headlong, first came […]

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