Ep 39 – Dybbuks, Blackie Blackie Brown

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In this months episode the gang are joined by a very special guest Richard Watts, Australia’s pre-eminent arts journalist, arts advocate and homosexualist; together they cover Samarah Hersch’s Dybbuks at Theatreworks and Nakkiah Lui’s Blackie Blackie Brown at the Malthouse Theatre. During intermission Bendo Mendo’s (Ben Mendelson) theory on what makes Australian actors so compelling

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

Ep 27 – Crimson Tide, Big Heart

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A new play about adoption and a water ballet about menstruation are discussed. At intermission, Carla and Philip talk Melbourne Fringe [gamelan + improvised Shakespeare] and brand new Star Trek. Also, who is Mimi? Connect with us on twitter, facebook, instagram and our website.  Donate to our server costs. Credits Theme composition Mark Barrage Sound engineering

Ep 24 – The Book of Exodus Part I, Revolt

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In this episode, Carla and Philip review Fraught Outfit’s “The Book of Exodus, Part I” at Theatre Works; and Malthouse Theatre’s “Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.” Both of these productions spark talk about identity, representation and dressing up. There is also a scandalous Secret Intermission in which one of us gets reviewed! This is the

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 5 – Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster, Dracula

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In today’s episode we will be discussing Nicola Gunn’s latest production “Piece for Person and Ghetto Blaster” plus Little Ones Theatre’s silent film style retelling of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula.” Connect with us on twitter, facebook, instagram and our website Credits Theme composition Mark Barrage Sound engineering and editing by Shackwest