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Richard, Professor of Literature

richard professor of literatureThose who enjoy a good lecture will be decidedly disappointed by this seminar on classic Shakespearean plots. Those who detest a good lecture, however, should be tickled pink by the Professor’s quirky wit and humour, and his delightful playfulness with improvised puppets.

The Professor introduces himself as he enters the auditorium. One audient at a time. That is, until he realises just how many audients there are…

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Posted by on Thursday, 4 April 2013 in Canberra Theatre, Comedy, Street 2, The Street Theatre, Theatre

 

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The Omega Quest

Opening to an enthusiastic crowd, it was difficult not to marvel at the novelty of The Omega Quest. All manner of lighting tricks, cultural references, and visual gags are brought together beautifully by some very talented puppeteers in this very modern incarnation of a three hundred year old storytelling tradition.

Borrowing its style from the seventeenth century Japanese Banraku tradition, and its story from the twentieth century American space epic tradition, The Omega Quest is novel, but it’s more than a novelty…

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Posted by on Wednesday, 15 August 2012 in Melbourne Theatre, Revolt, Theatre

 

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