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Review | Let Me Finish at The Blue Room showcases comedic talents

Review | Let Me Finish at The Blue Room showcases comedic talents

Let Me Finish | The Blue Room | Until 20 October | ★ ★ ★ ★   The opening scenes are instantly familiar – women dancing with joyful abandon, until an unknown (and in this case, invisible) dude starts harassing them, and the mood changes. The toilets become a refuge, a place to share horror stories and seek […]

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Review | Unveiling: Gay Sex for Endtimes is something else… and more

Unveiling: Gay Sex for Endtimes | Blue Room Theatre | til Aug 25 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ Oh my, this show is certainly something else… and then some. Unveiling: Gay Sex For Endtimes is a heady, visceral romp through personal and biblical Revelations. It’s filled with locust queens, bodily fluids and so much queerness you […]

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Arteries by Ancestry: How does hyper-masculinity affect queer relationships?

Arteries by Ancestry: How does hyper-masculinity affect queer relationships?

Performer and playwright James McMillan is set to make his directorial debut with The Blue Room Theatre this month, with his original work Arteries By Ancestry. McMillan is no stranger to the stage, performing in Iota & The Average Joe during Fringe World and So You Think You’re Charlie Smith as a performer. McMillan also […]

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Review | Gavin Roach’s The Measure of a Man

 The Measure Of A Man | Blue Room Theatre Until Feb 4 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ The Measure Of a Man began with the audience walking into the Blue Room Theatre Studio with the sound of Pleasure Drive by The Jezabels playing, while Gavin Roach danced happily on a spot to the hypnotic […]

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Review: Tissue is brilliant

Review: Tissue is brilliant

Tissue | The Blue Room | Co-directors Samantha Maclean & Timothy Green | Until Nov 26 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½ Tissue is a fast-paced lyrical adventure that explores the role porn plays in contemporary Australian society. Yes the focus is, by and large, on straight porn BUT the issues here do have pretence to the LGBTIQA community, […]

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Local theatre group brings ‘The Cockatoos’ to life

Local theatre group brings ‘The Cockatoos’ to life

A local theatre group is ready to bring a short story by Patrick White to life on the stage. It’ll be the first time the late author’s work has been adapted for the stage. Actress Anna Brockway is one of the many talented actors signed up for the production, she’ll be appearing  alongside some of […]

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‘Jesus – No Ordinary Life’ is inoffensive and funny

‘Jesus – No Ordinary Life’ is inoffensive and funny

A new play at the Blue Room provides a different take on what happened in Jerusalem a little over 2000 years ago. ‘Jesus – No Ordinary Life’ is a satirical retelling of the biblical tale of the birth and rise of Jesus Christ. Mary breaks it to Joseph that she’s having a baby and he’s […]

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Damon Lockwood: No Ordinary Man

Damon Lockwood: No Ordinary Man

Local theatrical Renaissance man Damon Lockwood has got a busy couple of months ahead. He’ll be remounting his critically acclaimed by ‘Horsehead’ as well as bringing forth the debut of a brand new production at The Blue Room. The director, actor and playwright took some time out from his busy schedule to chat about his […]

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Once We Were Kings: A Majesty to Behold

Once We Were Kings: A Majesty to Behold

One of the exciting new works coming to The Blue Room Theatre this season is ‘Once We Were Kings’, an exploration of identity from theatre company Third Culture Kids. Director Mustafa Al Mahdi spoke to us about the play’s extensive development and collaborative approach. ‘Once We Were Kings’ draws inspiration from fantasy and real life […]

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Armour Explores Modern Masculinity

The studio space at the Blue Room has been transformed into the perfect replica of a Scout Hall. A picture of the Queen adorns the wall, alongside a picture of Robert Baden Powell and an impressive display of scouting scarves. Taking over the Scout’s weekend camping grounds is a Men’s group, getting together to talk […]

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