Ep 48 – Finale – Daddy, Blood Quantum

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Welcome to the LAST EPISODE of Across the Aisle. That’s right, after 4 years and 48 episodes we are ending. This episode is our Yirramboi special, covering Joel Bray’s Daddy and Ngioka Bunda-Heath and Tracey Bunda’s Blood Quantum. Join us for a greatest hits look at our back catalogue during intermission – where we both award our top 3 of the past 4 years and a wooden spoon!

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Ep 46 – Mr. Burns – A post-electric play, Biladurang

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Hello! It’s been too long since our last chat. In this episode the gang envision story telling beyond the apocalypse with Mr. Burns, a post-electric play by Lightning Jar Theatre; and we return to the lofty heights of the Sofitel to experience Joel Bray’s immersive and intimate dance piece, Biladurang. During intermission we discuss radical television and colonially problematic, but beautiful nonetheless, gardens.

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Ep 45 – Become The One, Barbara and the Camp Dogs

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In this episode the gang discuss two vital, new Australian, works – Become the One by Lab Kelpie about the statistical anomaly of zero homosexual Australian Rules Football players and Barbara and the Camp Dogs – an incredible rock opera about family, PTSD, and the therapy of singing at Malthouse Theatre. During Intermission things get heated when Carla and Philip discuss whether non-queer people should play queer roles and Coming Soon features all the women at Melbourne International Comedy Festival we would like to see. Thanks for listening and please financially subscribe. We only have 3 episodes left of this season before are forced to close due to lack of funds.

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Ep 44 – The Legend of Queen Kong Episode II, The Maids

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This month Team Aisle go gayer and queerer than usual with our annual Midsumma show. We cover Sara Ward’s incredible space rock opera The Legend of Queen Kong Episode II; during intermission Carla and Phil discuss their summer of art (including Patricia Piccinini, Polly Borland, Mirka Mora, MONAFOMA and Sydney Festival) and we talk the consent issues of AUDIENCE INTERACTION. Our second show is Adam Ibrahim and Samuel Russo’s queering of Jean Genet’s The Maids.

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Ep 42 – Tash York – Bad Ass, Suddenly Last Summer

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It’s summer! The gang bring you all summer related goods including how to be a Badass by Tash York at The Butterfly Club and Suddenly Last Summer by Little Ones Theatre at Red Stitch. During intermission we discuss the mini-series Waco and King Lear via National Theatre Live. Coming soon heralds Midsumma – top picks include Merciless Gods, The Legend of Queen Kong Ep II + The Homosapiens. Also there is Christian Marclay’s 24 hour video piece The Clock at ACMI and MON FOMA, Sydney Festival. We are currently raising funds to transcribe our show for the deaf and hard of hearing community, it costs $5 to sponsor an episode please donate (link below). 

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Ep 41 – Song For A Weary Throat, Re-Member Me

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Melbourne International Arts Festival episode! The gang talk all things festival – featuring Song For a Weary Throat by Rawcus Ensemble (and featuring the Invenio Singers) and Re-Member Me by Dickie Beau. Intermission chats include the Elysian Ensemble and Hubei Symphony Orchestra. Coming soon June Thomas at The Wheeler Centre, The Breeders and Phils choral group Gloriana Chamber Choir (its Messiah time!). We are working on transcribing the history of our episodes – please donate or subscribe today, we need 6 full paid subscribers to reach our target. Thanks for listening and share with your friends.

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Ep 37 – Verve, Carrion

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Welcome to season 4! Thank you to our generous subscribers for helping fund our show. This month the gang hit the Australia Ballet for Verve! which gave Carla many 90’s art house crushed velvet Peter Greenaway feels and was very gender political for Phil. During intermission we revisit The Crown and Queer Eye – both shows Carla found incredibly problematic but has now grown to love (which Phil was enlightened on all along). We then move along to Arts House for Justin Shoulder’s Carrion – a deeply unique and amazing movement piece with incredible puppetry. Where the future human is a shapeshifting turtle – thank you to Donna for sponsoring our trip to this piece. The gang discuss snacking methods for festival season, our late MIFF picks and suggestions for stoner film experience. Tune in and share with your friends!

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Ep 36 – The Nightingale and the Rose, Brothers Wreck

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Welcome to episode 36 of Across the Aisle, our third season closer. Can you believe it’s been 3 years of Phil and Carla connecting over deep cuts and giggles? This episode is no different. The gang get dilated pupils of lust at Little Ones Theatre adaptation of Oscar Wildes poem The Nightingale and the Rose – staged at Theatre Works. They then spend quality time with an Indigenous family rocked by suicide in Brothers Wreck at The Malthouse. Both performances affected our hosts quite deeply. In intermission the Philip Thiel Grant for Instagram Stories in announced, Carla does some announcing of her own – that she is now a judge for the Independent Theatre category for the Green Room Awards. MIFF strategies are discussed, as is MICMC (no it’s not roman numerals like Carla thought) and much much more. Thanks for listening and sharing.

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Ep 33 – Abigail’s Party, Uncanny Valley, Girl

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And we’re back! Swinging into April, feeling the lush shag pile between our toes. Our shows this month take us to 70’s England, dripping with middle class malaise in Mike Leigh’s Abigail’s Party (via the MTC). We then move into industrialised robot lady future and beyond with Angela Goh’s Uncanny Valley, Girl; as part of the Festival of Live Art. Carla and Phil also chat in depth about Phantom Thread, classical music in Collingwood carparks (Penny Quartet/Play On), Dark Mofo, MSO Metropolis new music festival and Fleabag. Thanks for listening and please share with your friends! We also have a new website for you to sign up to our newsletter and see our happy faces http://www.acrossaisle.com – thanks and see you in a month!

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Ep 32 – Hir, Good Muslim Boy

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Happy Easter! This was recorded back on the Labour Day long weekend but is still as fresh as ever. This month the gang talk cycling in Melbourne, Queer Eye, Philip finds out what MAFS means and all our MQFF and Comedy Festival tips. But more importantly our shows for this month are Taylor Macs Hir at Red Stitch and Good Muslim Boy at the Malthouse. We also propose 3 months of activism to get new listeners for the show by the end of our 3rd season (can you believe we have been going for 3 years?!). 1. Review and rate our podcast on iTunes it helps people find us 2. If you know someone who would like our show please tell them or help them to get a podcasting app and add us. You can also post about us on your social media! 3. Please vote for us in the Australian Podcasting Awards! (last day to vote is tomorrow March 31st). Thanks for listening! Sign up to our mailing list if you would like to get our hot tips for the month ahead (link on our FB).

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