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Jack Charles tackles life's challenges

By CAMERON LUCADOU-WELLS As a pioneer of Australian "black theatre", Jack Charles is not afraid of continuing to fight for his rights. Charles, who is starring...

Different strokes create harmony

By CAMERON LUCADOU-WELLS Imagine the creative tensions in a band comprising a hardcore punk guitarist, an R&B/reggae drummer and a folk singer. But the members of...

Comedy festival a reflection on life

By DIANA NGUYEN THE 2013 Melbourne International Comedy Festival wrapped up at the weekend, and it's a bittersweet feeling to see our show Phil and...

The Club: A tale of power, politics in footy

By CAMERON LUCADOU-WELLS Actor John Wood plays a leading figure in a football club's boardroom bloodshed in a reprise of Australian playwright David Williamson's classic...

Beatboxing, basketball tricks, breakdancing – hey, it's the circus

By CAMERON LUCADOU-WELLS VIDEO: As with any other circus, the shows start with a drum roll. But add in elements such as high-pitched beatboxing, whirling basketball...

Acrobatic comedy at Drum Theatre

The Almost Exactly Circus rolls out comedic acrobatics in a family-friendly 45-minute show at the Drum theatre in Dandenong this week. The aptly-named Minimum...

Having a crack at their mums

By CAMERON LUCADOU-WELLS The best way to avoid Asian typecasting is to produce your own show, says Springvale-born actor Diana Nguyen. That said, her latest venture...

Michael Jackson's moonwalk at the Drum

A Michael Jackson tribute artist is to moonwalk through the late king of pop's dance routines at Drum Theatre this Saturday. The internationally-acclaimed Paul Rozzi...

Rhonda Burchmore siren songs

Singer Rhonda Burchmore will portray another notable songstress in Cry Me a River: The World of Julie London. The tribute show, backed by a...

A merry musical duel

Husband and wife Brenton and Jacqui Edgecombe are set to lock bows for a string showdown at Drum Theatre this week. Better known as the...

Tripod: Punchlines with perfect pitch

By HAYDN GODONY A 'crazy' musical threesome, Tripod are comedy festival favourites both at home and overseas, singing ratbag songs that often disguise finely tuned...

Antics for tots at Drum circus musical

Roll up for a circus musical show at Drum Theatre in Dandenong this Thursday. Big Tops for Little Tots pits five circus artists from the National...

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‘Vulnerable’ boy refused bail

An allegedly violent but “vulnerable” 14-year-old living in state care has been refused bail in a children’s court. With an extremely low IQ in the...