Students Hassan and Chloe are put on detention—one has been suspected of stealing their teacher’s money, and it’s up to them to decide what the truth is. It’s a simple concept that speaks volumes, and opens up a world of potential in this new production from Windmill Theatre Company. Moving away from the pure fantasy of some of their previous fare, Amphibian is an inventive production that motors along on the energy and vitality of its cast.
In Midsummer Night’s Dream Shakespeare called them Rude Mechanicals, common folk who want to perform for the Prince and maybe win his favour.
Set in a motel with its core issue being the abuse and mistreatment of young people, this is very disturbing and confronting, yet captivating theatre.
It’s like the Umbilical Brothers met Monty Python on Hindley Street at 2am and decided to do Shakespeare: hilarious, crude, slapstick and very funny.
This production is the best thing that I have seen from this company in many years, and is the sort of high quality performances and direction, challenging writing, and superb production values that we should always be able to expect.
If the content does not deter you, and there are some whose dispositions might not cope, this is an example of fine acting in very difficult roles and well worth seeing for the performances and complex characterisations.
The famous ‘memory play’, written by ‘Tennessee’ Williams, is getting another outing under the direction of Artistic Director, Adam Cook. Cook is going out on a triumphal high note with this production.
Contemporary dance is alive and well in Adelaide. You must see this innovative and exciting production for yourself before it closes.
This piece covers a vast amount in short space of time in a thoroughly absorbing and intriguing performance that will leave you thinking and talking about it afterwards.
Kurruru purports to be one of Australia's leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth performing arts companies, and the professional level of some of the talent displayed in Min Min certainly supports that.