Episodes

August 20, 2019

229: Ghost Quartet (Gasworks Arts Park, Melbourne, Australia) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 229Ghost Quartet (Gasworks Arts Park, Melbourne, Australia)Music, Lyrics, and Text by DAVE MALLOY (creator of the hit Broadway musical Natasha, Pierre, and...

August 19, 2019

228: Sensory Decadence (Gasworks Arts Park, Melbourne, Australia) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 228Sensory Decadence (Gasworks Arts Park, Melbourne, Australia)The experiencing self lives each moment. The remembering self constructs the story...

August 16, 2019

227: Charlie and The Chocolate Factory (Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, Australia) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 227Charlie and The Chocolate Factory (Her Majesty's Theatre, Melbourne, Australia)After premiering in Sydney, Roald Dahl’s delicious tale, Charlie and the...

August 13, 2019

226: Golden Shield (MTC, Melbourne, Australia) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 226Golden Shield (MTC, Melbourne, Australia)A riveting new play filled with disarming humour, Golden Shield sees trailblazing writer Anchuli Felicia King...

August 13, 2019

225: Solomon's Secrets (Saltpillar Theatre, Melbourne, Australia) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 225Solomon’s Secrets (Saltpillar Theatre, Melbourne, Australia)Solomons’ Secrets focuses on a run-of-the-mill Melbourne family the Solomons, including...

August 10, 2019

224: A Midnight Visit (Broad Encounters, Melbourne, Australia) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 224A Midnight Visit (Chapel Off Chapel, Melbourne, Australia)After sensational takeovers in Sydney and Perth, A Midnight Visit has been unleashed on...

August 09, 2019

223: night, Mother (Chapel Off Chapel, Melbourne, Australia) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 223Night, Mother (Chapel Off Chapel, Melbourne, Australia)The turbulent tale of a mother-daughter relationship rejuvenated by the daughter’s admission she...

August 08, 2019

222. My Dearworthy Darling (The Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne, Australia) (review)

My Dearworthy Darling (The Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne, Australia)In modern-day Australia, a marriage is pulled apart by mistrust, paranoia, and violence. A woman breaks apart in the turmoil.In medieval England, a woman has mystic visions. The...

August 08, 2019

221: The Ghetto Cabaret (fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne, Australia) (review)

The Ghetto Cabaret (fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne, Australia)Any night could be their last performance. Danger, disease, and betrayal surround the Jewish musicians, singers, dancers, acrobats, opera and theatre performers thrown together and trapped...

August 06, 2019

220: Thoroughly Modern Millie (The Production Company, Melbourne, Australia) (review)

Thoroughly Modern Millie (The Production Company, Melbourne, Australia)It’s the height of the jazz age, the roaring 20’s, and small-town girl Millie Dillmount has just arrived in New York City, ready to make her dreams come true.Millie’s plan is...

August 03, 2019

219: Price Check The Musical (The Alex Theatre. Melbourne, Australia) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 219Price Check The Musical (The Alex Theatre, Melbourne, Australia)Price Check! is a new Australian musical comedy in 2 acts, exploring the lives of 5...

July 30, 2019

218: Blackrock (EbbFlow Theatre Co,. Melbourne, Australia) (reviewed)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 218Blackrock (EbbFlow Theatre Co., Melbourne, Australia)Blackrock is an Australian beachside working-class suburb where the youth surf by day and rave by...

July 27, 2019

217: Fifty Words (Lab Theatre, Melbourne Australia) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 217Fifty Words (Lab Theatre, Melbourne, Australia)Adam and Jan are alone together for the first time in almost 10 years. Without the buffer of their...

July 25, 2019

216: This Wide Night (Green Light Theatre, Melbourne, Australia) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 216This Wide Night (Green Light Theatre, Melbourne, Australia)On her release from prison, Lorraine heads straight to Marie's. On the inside they used to...

July 21, 2019

215: A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf (fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne, Australia) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 215A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf (fortyfivedownstairs, Melbourne, Australia)Following a sold-out premiere season in 2016, Sentient Theatre’s stage...

July 20, 2019

214: Come From Away (Comedy Theatre, Melbourne, Australia) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 214Come From Away (Comedy Theatre, Melbourne, Australia)COME FROM AWAY tells the remarkable true story of thousands of stranded passengers and the small town...

July 19, 2019

213: Shakespeare In Love (Melbourne Theatre Company, Melbourne, Australia)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 213Shakespeare In Love (Melbourne Theatre Company, Melbourne, Australia)The Oscar-winning film comes to the stage in a boisterous romantic comedy directed by...

July 19, 2019

212: Pomona (Red Stitch Theatre, Melbourne Australia) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 212Pomona (Red Stitch Theatre, Melbourne, Australia)There’s a secret place right inside the concrete heart of the city. Pomona. Nobody knows what’s in there,...

July 18, 2019

211: Bring It On, The Musical (Australian touring production) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 211Bring It On, The Musical (Melbourne, Australia)Uniting some of the freshest and funniest creative minds on Broadway, BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL features an...

July 18, 2019

210: Autocannibal (Theatre Works, Melbourne, Australia) (review)

Autocannibal (Theatre Works, Melbourne, Australia)Why do we do things that we know are bad for us?Addiction, obesity, corruption, over-consumption. On all fronts homo sapiens seem to be intent on wiping themselves out through perplexingly myopic...

July 05, 2019

209: Krapp's Last Tape (fortyfivedownstairs Theatre, Melbourne, Australia) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 209Krapp’s Last Tape (fortyfivedownstairs theatre)Australian satirist and theatre icon Max Gillies teams with award-winning director and long-time Beckett...

July 05, 2019

208: Solaris (Malthouse Theatre) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 208Solaris (Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne, Australia)MYSTERIOUS PLANET. INCOMPREHENSIBLE INTELLIGENCE. GHOSTS OF REGRET.‘Until you experience it,’ said Snow,...

July 01, 2019

207: A Little Night Music (Victorian Opera) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 207A Little Night Music (Victorian Opera)If anyone can bridge the gap between opera and musicals, it is the incomparable Stephen Sondheim. With his...

June 27, 2019

206: Wake In Fright (Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne, Australia) (review)

Stream podcast episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly).Theatre First Episode 206Wake In Fright (Malthouse Theatre, Melbourne Australia)John Grant is well-read, but an outback misadventure strands him—cashless and jobless—in a harsh...