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Friday, October 20, 2017

Showbiz

‘Misterman’ at Bluestone Church Arts Space

Fizzwack Theatre presents Misterman by Enda Walsh from November 21 – December 2 at the Bluestone Church Arts Space, Footscray. Set in an Irish village called Inishfree, Enda Walsh’s Drama Desk Award winning play tells of one man’s journey towards judgment day. Misterman is directed by award winning director Kris Weber and stars award winning

Artist Call-Out at The Butterfly Club

The Butterfly Club is seeking Expressions Of Interest from producers and artists who wish to be a part of their 2018 Curated Autumn Program and also their Melbourne International Comedy Festival Program. Successful applicants will produce a season of their work between March and May 2018. The Butterfly Club will consider independent works including theatre,

Victorian premiere of ‘Outside In’ at Footscray

Wit incorporated presents the Victorian premiere of Outside In by Hilary Beaton, playing at Bluestone Church Arts Space from October 20 to November 4.. wit incorporated continues its mission to place women front-and-centre for 2017, with a line-up of Melbourne theatre-makers to present a taste of life in prison. As the outside seeps in, seven

Whatever Happened To Marge Champion?

There were two major dancing teams in Hollywood films – Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, and then Marge and Gower Champion. Marge and Gower appeared in MGM musical films during the 1950s. Marge was born, Marjorie Celeste Belcher, in Los Angeles, California, in 1919. She began dancing and teaching at an early age. In 1935

Alice in Wonderland at the Ath.

Rapid Fire International and M2 Productions present the Australian production of Lewis Carroll’s timeless classic Alice in Wonderland. The show enjoyed highly successful seasons in Brisbane, New York and Los Angeles, and will play at Melbourne’s Athenaeum Theatre for three performances on Wednesday, January 10 at 11am, 2pm and 7.30pm. Some 20 characters are brought

Kransky Sisters are bound for Melbourne

The Kransky Sisters present their latest show A Very Kransky Christmas at The Alex Theatre St Kilda from November 20 – 26. Hailing from a quiet town in the middle of south east Queensland, the Kransky Sisters have taken a break from tending ants, knitting egg warmers, and hanging out cane toad skins to dry

3AW wins latest ratings … again

Talk station 3AW (16.2%) continues its reign at No 1 Melbourne, reports Greg Newman of Jocks Journal. Full details at http://www.newmedia.com.au/2017-gfk-metro-survey-6-2017.html

Shows and Auditions, with Cheryl Threadgold

Leongatha Lyric Theatre: Our Country’s Good (by Timberlake Wertenbaker) Until October 7 at Mesley Hall, Nerrena Rd., Leongatha. Director: Sue Lindsay. Bookings: 0407 538 245. The 1812 Theatre: Never the Sinner (by John Logan), October 5 – 28 at 3 – 5 Rose St., Upper Ferntree Gully. Director: Geoff Hickey. Bookings: 97858 3964. Babirra Music

Top 10 Lists: with James Sherlock

Top 10 Lists OCTOBER 1-7 THE AUSTRALIAN BOX OFFICE TOP TEN: 1. KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE. 2. IT. 3. THE EMOJI MOVIE. 4. VICTORIA AND ABDUL. 5. CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE. 6. THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE. 7. AMERICAN ASSASSIN. 8. MOTHER! 9. GIRL’S TRIP. 10. NIKKA ZALDAR 2. NEW RELEASES AND COMING SOON

What’s Hot, What’s Not: with James Sherlock

FILM: BLADE RUNNER – The Final Cut – 4K + Blu-Ray:Genre: Sci-Fi/Noir/Thriller.Cast: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Daryl Hannah, Joanna Cassidy.  Year/s: 1982 (Original Theatrical Version)  – 2007 (Final Cut Version).Rating: M.Length: 117 Minutes. Stars: *****Verdict: In the futuristic year of 2019 in Los Angeles, ex-cop Rick Deckard, now a “Blade Runner,” is assigned to

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