Monthly Archives: June 2010

Opera Australia announces WOTOPERA, a competition for schools in which new works are created from scratch. Driven mad by another agency requiring consideration of Herbert von Karajan’s hairdresser, your correspondent offers to schools, for development, the following extract from a work in progress.

Scene: A tumbledown shopfront in Tiergarten, on the western side of the wall. A buzzing neon above the door flickers –“Salon de Baton”. Inside an expatriate is sharpening a cut-throat razor on an old strap, while humming a few phrases … Continue reading

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SHORTER + SWEETER (at Glen St Theatre to 12 June)

Just as I put a figurative pen to paper in commentary about last night’s performances at Glen Street Theatre of “Shorter and Sweeter”, a ping announced the special offer: a two seats for one deal. Clearly seat sales are poor. … Continue reading

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