REVIEWS

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21/09/2011 - 08/10/2011
Ethel Chop & Chums

 

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21/09/2011 - 08/10/2011
Home Stretch

Devised & Performed by Tom Davies
Directed by John Bolton

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21/09/2011 - 07/10/2011
Rentokil

Starring Chris Palframan
Written by Barry Dickins
Directed by Peta Coy

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28/09/2011 - 08/10/2011
Unpack This!

Starring Geoff Paine, Ross Daniels, Syd Brisbane & Michelle Nussey

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02/12/2010 - 05/12/2010
Manonita

Written by Pauline Argius, Sean Moran and Sara Burnham
Performed by Moving Theatre
Presented by The Dog Theatre in association with Euro Masonic Hall

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01/12/2010 - 18/12/2010
ELEKTRA
By Sophocles

Translated by Anne Carson
Directed by Adena Jacobs
Performed by Zahra Newman, Jane Montgomery Griffiths, Luisa Hastings Edge, Gary Abrahams, Karen Sibbing and Josh Price
Presented by Fraught Outfit

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28/11/2010
Wes Snelling's KIOSK
A Live Recording

 

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10/11/2010 - 20/11/2010
Nothing To Lose
By Adèle Shelley

Presented by Fifth Gear Productions

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14/10/2010 - 23/10/2010
In Cold Light
By Duncan Ley

Directed by Stefan Mrowinski
Performed by Chris Palframan and Soren Jensen
Presented by eVolVing Door Productions

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22/09/2010 - 26/09/2010
The Waiting Room
As part of Melbourne Fringe 2010

Presented by Born In A Taxi & The Public Floor Project

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18/09/2010 - 09/10/2010
Monty & Melville - a guide dog puppet adventure!
As part of Melbourne Fringe 2010

Presented by That Girl

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22/04/2010 - 01/05/2010
Slut by Patricia Cornelius
Directed by Paola Unger

Performed by Hayley Butcher, Kelly Hynes and Victoria Morgan
Presented by Verve Studios

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22/04/2010 - 01/05/2010
When Will You Be Home? by Amelia Roper and Laura Jean McKay
Directed by Amy Turton

Presented by Forty Forty Home
Performed by Shirley Cattunar and Anna McCarthy
Designed by Rafaella McDonald
Lighting Design by Katie Sfetkidis

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07/03/2010
Australian Stage

Thought-provoking stories about mental health are a well-established tradition in the dramatic world. While some of these stories are not much more than formulaic storytelling with a bit of extra pathos and some cloying life lessons thrown in, the best offer a sensitive, if challenging, view into an often unfamiliar world and question where the walls really ought to be, both in our institutions and in our minds...

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13/02/2010
The Age

NIL, Cat and Buried are three short plays from 1995 by Stephen Sewell centred on characters who are governed by themes of rejection, depravity and abjection..

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21/10/2009
The Age

"GAY Asian murders lover in public toilet!" The tabloid-style plot of expatriate Singaporean playwright Chay Yew's Porcelain becomes the set-up for an examination of prejudices...

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15/10/2009
MCV

Following a sold-out season at the 2008 Midsumma Festival, La Mama's critically acclaimed production of Porcelain by Chay Yew returns to The Dog Theatre in Melbourne...

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12/10/2009
The Age

IT WAS a scene like no other in the queue to see the Fringe Festival show Beowulf, by Felix Nobis, at Footscray's Dog Theatre...

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02/10/2009
The Age

IT'S hard to say whether Toni Collette or comedian Ross Daniels got there first, but alter egos are big this year...

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02/10/2009
The Age

IT MUST be the year for reinventing classiscs; Hamlet's getting a makeover at La Mama, the Dog Theatre is giving the works to Orpheus, and here comes actor-poet Felix Nobis with a reworking of the medieval legend Beowulf...

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25/09/2009
The Age

OVER at the Dog Theatre the All Excellent Men season is a curated collection of one-man shows...

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22/09/2009
Maribyrnong Leader

ALTHOUGH Ross Daniels has lived in Footscray for the past nine years, The Transposed Man will be his first live performance in the West...

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16/09/2009
The Mail

IT'S raining men in Footscray - at least on stage. In a first, Dog Theatre is hosting a season of one-man shows as part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival...

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15/09/2009
Star

THESE excellent men are set to make their mark of Footscray's Dog Theatre...

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22/07/2009
Herald Sun

DANIEL Keene is to writing plays what Leonard Cohen is to songwriting...

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21/07/2009
The Age

DANIEL Keene has always been interested in exploring human emotions, particularly in liminal characters on the threshold of despair...

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25/03/2009
The Age

BETWEEN them, actors Carolyn Bock and Helen Hopkins have decades of experience on stage and screen. Together they have launched a new independent company, the Shift Theatre...

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24/03/2009
Hobsons Bay Leader

It's that time of year again when hundreds of comics come out in force. Yes, it's the Melbourne International Comedy Festival time...

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25/11/2008
The Age

THE Dog Theatre is a funky addition to the arts scene in Footscray. Walk past the counter at the Dancing Dog in Albert Street and you'll find yourself in a space that has all the intimacy of La Mama, with the added benefit of a groovy cafe and beer garden...

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08/10/2008
The Mail

WOW! What a wonderful night I had at the "Dog Theatre" Dancing Dog cafe-bar attending the If Theatre presentation of Daniel Keene's play Half and Half...

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07/10/2008
Star Letters

WHAT a wonderful night I had at the Dancing Dog cafe/bar presentation of Daniel Keene's play 'Half and half'...

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26/09/2008
The Age

The Dog Theatre is the latest theatre in town and to celebrate being let off the leash, a pack of recent VCA graduates is presenting the play Half and Half by Daniel Keene...

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17/09/2008
The Mail

DANCING Dog Cafe in Footscray will launch the Dog Theatre's performance of black comedy Half and Half on Friday...

"Winner of Best Venue: Melbourne Fringe Festival Awards 2009"

 

"Winner of Best New Venue: Green Room Awards 2009"

 

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