Apr
5
2013

Girl In Tan Boots

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SBW Stables Theatre, April 1, 2013 Girl In Tan Boots has six characters in search of a protagonist. Tahli Corin’s play cleverly intermingles themes of alienation with a sleuth story, as Detective Carapetis (Linden Wilkinson) tries to uncover what befell the missing Hannah. Hannah lived alone with a barren love-life and a cat called Cupid. […]

Apr
1
2013

Mary Coughlan

Mary Coughlan

Clarendon Guesthouse, March 30, 2013 Why can’t more singers just be themselves? Why must they create glitzy show-biz personas and seek to – God save us – “interpret” a song? Mary Coughlan just sings them. She does it with such simplicity, humility and honesty that there is no veneer; just core. When she completely nails […]

Apr
1
2013

Music Maker Blues Revue

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Blue Beat, March 28, 2013 Kick yourself for missing this one. Here was a show to burn like a pilot light in the memory when most recollections have expired, then flare up with all its smiles and tears. An old-style blues revue, it came  courtesy of Music Maker, an American philanthropic organisation that lifts forgotten […]