Ep 47 – The Aspie Hour, Single Asian Female

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Welcome to our still relevant AWARD WINNING PODCAST. That’s right, Across the Aisle has won “Best Audiogram” at the 2019 Australian Podcast Awards. This episode was recorded before the ceremony, so please enjoy our trip down Melbourne International Comedy Festival. The gang saw Aspergers musical cabaret The Aspie Hour and Michelle Law’s debut play Single

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

Ep 23 – Native Girl Syndrome, Spencer

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Special Guest Lisa Dempster [Director of the Melbourne Writers Festival] joins Carla and Philip to discuss two productions: Lara Kramer’s “Native Girl Syndrome” at Yirramboi – First Nations Arts Festival; and Katy Warner’s “Spencer” produced by Lab Kelpie at Chapel off Chapel. We’re thrilled to welcome Lisa to the studio for this special episode. Stick

Ep 20 – The Homosexuals, The Age Of Bones

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In this episode, Carla and Philip see something very familiar at the Malthouse [The Homosexuals, or Faggots] and something much less familiar at La Mama Courthouse [The Age of Bones, part of AsiaTOPA]. Profundity ensues. Plus, at Intermission: Is The Book of Mormon memorable? And what got Carla to renounce her commitment to animal rights?

Ep 18 – The Interpreters, Hot Brown Honey

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Happy new year! In this episode of the podcast, Philip and Carla and joined by special guest Julien to discuss Nicola Gunn’s latest production “The Interpreters” at the Alliance Fran├žaise. Then they see “Hot Brown Honey” at Arts Centre Melbourne. At intermission they discuss Susie Dee’s “Animal” at Theatre Works as well as their latest

Ep 17 – Blaque Showgirls, Deceptive Threads

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In this episode, a pair of local explorations of Australian culture and identity: Nakkiah Lui’s “Blaque Showgirls” at Malthouse Theatre and David Joseph’s “Deceptive Threads” at 45 Downstairs. Also ACMI, Arrival, Messiah, hay fever and robbing banks! Please enjoy this episode of our podcast about theatre and the arts in Melbourne; thanks as always for

Ep 11 – Straight White Men, Bright World

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Carla and Philip discuss Young Jean Lee’s Straight White Men at the MTC; then they travel Southside to encounter the joyous Bright World at Theatreworks. Over a few drinks at intermission we discuss Boomer arts endowments, Philip’s endless art participation (this time at Next Wave and the Metropolis new music festival) and all that we

Ep 2 – I Am a Miracle, Picnic

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In our second episode we’ll be discussing I Am a Miracle written by Declan Greene and produced by The Malthouse Theatre. We’ll also be covering Picnic written by Marieke Hardy and produced by KAGE Theatre, The Australian Ballets new production 20:21 and upcoming shows and festivals for September. Connect with us on twitter, facebook, instagram