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‘It’s a good time though!’ exclaims blonde bombshell Libby Wood to a concurring crowd. As one half of Mother’s Ruin – one third if we count Jeremy on piano’s speakeasy charm – she could be describing her own show.
In the wake of worldwide Women’s Marches, Lysa, Tania Vukicevic, returns home to the small, backward town she grew up in, ready to make a stand of her own.
I’m always excited when arriving at La Boite’s Roundhouse Theatre.
BrisAsia festival may be entering its last week, but already itâ€™s laying foundations for the future. We checked out festival delicacy Morsels from the Heart and got a sneak preview of whatâ€™s to come for Brisbane theatre.
Two LGBT authors marry in a heterosexual â€œexperimentâ€. A super-powered, super genius fights an infectious alien language. New York in the sixties. The distant future in a far-off galaxy. Time-hopping, reality bending â€œqueer sci-fi love storyâ€, The Motion of Light in Water recaptures the aesthetic, excitement and importance of early science fiction, in a production that boldly goes where no La Boite Indie show has gone before.
Stepping into La Boite, the air is heavy with the smell of gym equipment and sweat. Raucous pop music pumps through the speakers, while on stage the actors and extras of Prize Fighter are mid work-out. Audiences are flocking to the theatre eager to discover if this play delivers on its considerable promise; they leave having witnessed something extraordinary.