Anna KareniNaNaNa isn’t the most accurate retelling of Tolstoy’s epic, but it has singing, spitting and snowball fights to make up for it

Leo Tolstoy’s 1878 novel Anna Karenina has been adapted into countless forms over the decades since it was first published. A tale of betrayal, faith and family in Imperial Russian society, it has been portrayed in theatre, opera, film, ballet and now an hour-long comedy musical by The Pushkinettes. While not strictly the most accurate … Continue reading Anna KareniNaNaNa isn’t the most accurate retelling of Tolstoy’s epic, but it has singing, spitting and snowball fights to make up for it

“What’s there two of but it’s not arms?” | Legs must be experienced to fully comprehend, but it’s an experience you can’t miss

It would be fruitless to try to describe quite what happens in the show Legs. It doesn’t have a narrative. It is a collection of skits all centred around the concept and appreciation of legs. Writing down exactly what you'll see won’t come close to conveying the experience of watching it. The sketches contain a … Continue reading “What’s there two of but it’s not arms?” | Legs must be experienced to fully comprehend, but it’s an experience you can’t miss

The Little Town of Marrowville is the bloodthirsty, heartfelt romp your brutal inner child craves

If you wanted to get political about The Little Town of Marrowville, it would be easy to read an anti-establishment message into this children’s book. From the creator of The Dark Room, the show that spawned an international cult of Darrens, now comes this children’s book, which is no less bizarre and magnificent than John … Continue reading The Little Town of Marrowville is the bloodthirsty, heartfelt romp your brutal inner child craves