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Tony Laumberg finds humour in a serious case of negligence after Frances (Jadie Bastow) tells us the tale of her daughter’s horse that can no longer compete after suffering illness from being exposed to harmful chemicals. Suing the company for compensation, her solicitor has left insecure, awkward and shell of a lawyer, Brad Pitt (Michael Arvithis) in charge.
The production has the usual elements of a good comedy with over exaggerated expressions and vocalising from two dimensional characters. For the most part, the play is set in a court room with great use of the stage with the lighting design’s selective visibility as we’re taken to the solicitor’s office and holiday destination of the missing lawyer who has left the case in Brad’s hands!
Continue reading Bondi Legal: “Erin Brokovich meets The Castle”
It’s an event that takes place once a year in Australia, when the sun’s path across our skies is at its peak. It’s the period when we shall encounter the maximum amount of daylight and it manifests this Summer season into a limited edition small batch potion of zesty botanical notes with gentle collisions of spice and floral. The Aussie launch continues to take place at a pop-up series hosted at Paddington Inn where you too can enjoy the multifarious seasonal rendition of the 20 year old gin presented to mark the summer season!
Continue reading Channelling the Midsummer Solstice, the Hendrick’s way…
The launch of Panama Snow House saw the gathering of Sydney socialites as the beach icon transformed into an après-ski winter wonderland. Overhanging winter gear and skis, snow crystals, a roaring log fire wall projection and Christmas tree set the tone of the pop-up which runs until 28th July in conjunction with themed events to mark the season.
Continue reading Panama “Snow” House: Bondi’s new Winter Wonderland
More than 150 performers descend upon Bondi as The Pavilion and its surrounds explodes into a vibrant showcase of theatrics, cabaret, music, comedy, circus acts and interactive experiences. Over 40 shows and events constitute the rich tapestry of entertainment for all to enjoy featuring talent from across Australia with a debut performance from a New Zealand act.
An extended festival garden will feature new and expanded performance spaces, free roving performances, food trucks and warming beverages. Beyond the walls of the Pavilion festivalgoers can explore Bondi with Guru Dudu’s Silent Disco Walking Tour or take in How to be Happy a theatre show/stadium pop concert on the back of a truck.
Continue reading Highlights of Bondi Feast: 9-20 July (Tuesday to Saturday Nights)
Guru Dudu’s Silent Disco Walking Tours launches in Sydney on Friday 12th July as part of the Bondi Feast celebrations running through until 21st July. The sensation that took Edinburgh Festival by storm last year entertained over 11,000 people over 25 days with 188 sold out shows!
Continue reading Spreading Community Spirit through Silent Discos: Coming soon to a city near you!
The Vietnamese re-telling is one hot mess with open tables that allow groups to spill into one another, semi private booths with accents of fresh herbs with panoramic views into the kitchen action!
Continue reading The twisted hot mess of Mama’s Buoi share plates