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Berlin revels in Kosky touch

I’M huddled up in a scratchy coat to shield myself from the biting wind as I hasten from the Brandenburg Tor down Unter den Linden in the heart of historic Berlin. And I’m expecting a similarly frosty reception from Barrie …

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Chutzpah of the mobile brigade

SOAPBOX SPIEL is a new column where people who work in the Arts -- actors, directors, producers, writers, artists and musicians -– can vent their annoyance, anger and

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Humour is best therapy

MELBOURNE comedian Jeremie Bracka will once again delve into the comedic side of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as his one-man show Arafat in Therapy launches its second season. The show

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Staging a new persona

THE challenge of adapting Ingmar Bergman’s 1966 masterpiece Persona to the stage was one that award-winning theatre director Adena Jacobs embraced. The play was staged at Melbourne’s Theatre Works

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Prof’s play spoofs academics

WHEN Monash University Professor David Abramson was gripped with the idea to write a play about the quirks and peculiarities of academic life, he knew he had to

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Hammerstein’s musical legacy

AUTHOR and academic Oscar Hammerstein III -- the grandson of Oscar Hammerstein of Rodgers and Hammerstein fame -- will be the keynote speaker at a music theatre symposium

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Summer’s feast of stage shows

ONE of Broadway’s most successful musicals, A Chorus Line, is making a return to the stage as one of the highlights of a busy summer of shows. The latest

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Spelling out a hit show

REVIEW: Spelling competitions can be cut-throat affairs in the United States, but The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee offers a humorous slant as it pokes fun

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Laughs in a legal farce

LEADING playwright Tony Laumberg has drawn on a divorce, a mid-life crisis and a tax fraud to spice up his new stage comedy, Find Me a Lawyer! which

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Scheherazade fills the stage

THEATRE REVIEW: CAFÉ SCHEHERAZADE A St Kilda cafe is portrayed in a novel, then adapted into a play. The cafe, the novel and the play, three layers of a

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