Sunday, June 9, 2019

Elevan O'Clock #50 Mr Boylesque 2019 Part 2

In this mini-episode I talk to another of the Mr Boylesque 2019 finalists -Astro.  We met at the Miss Burlesque Victoria 2019 finals as the doors were opening so there is some background noise,  but you still hear Astro's artistic intentions loud and clear.

Here can get tickets to the finals  from HERE

Monday, June 3, 2019

Elevan O'Clock #49 - Mr Boylesque 2019 Part 1

Mr Boylesque Australia is an annual competition to determine who will wear the crown for the next year.  This years competition is an extremely diverse group of performers,  all of whom have something unique to say.  In Part 1, I talk to three of the performers (with a follow-up episode to be released soon.  While they may be very different in their styles, they all celebrate the expression of self and most importantly want to entertain.

The Finals are on June 14th at 24 Moons in Northcote and tickets can be purchased HERE

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Elevan O'Clock #48 - Trio of Dips

The Trio of Dips are friends who met at work and bonded over their love of musical theatre.  They decided to turn their late night game of parodying musicals into a show that mines their dating life for all to enjoy.  We not only chat about the development of the show  but also about our mutual love of the Andrew Lloyd Webber's show CATS.

They are back at The Butterfly Club in May with their show Love Me Tinder .  You can purchase tickets HERE

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Elevan O'Clock #47 - Just Joshing - Sugarbabies A Boylesque Musical

Sugarbabies - A Boylesque Musical is the creation of theatre performer/boylesque/all round nice guy Just Joshing (his funny and flirty instagram moniker -  @_just_joshing).  In the show Josh blends his two loves - Musical Theatre and Burlesque - to create a show that is full of big band musical numbers and the tease of burlesque.  We chat about what is the appeal of both golden era musical and modern day social media.

The show is on at Chapel off Chapel  - May 23 -25.  and tickets can be purchased HERE

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Elevan O'Clock #46 - Neil Triffett - Misery

Neil Triffett is a Melbourne based creative who has a show in the 2019 Melbourne Comedy Festival.  His show explores the concept of Misery,  it may not seem like the cheeriest of topics but when you mix humour with songs played on the ukulele you know you're onto a winner (ok I'm a sucker for anything with a ukuele)  

In our chat we discuss his show, his film, EMO - the Musical (which you can watch on Netflix), queer politics and our love of musicals.

You can book tickets to Neil's show HERE

Friday, April 5, 2019

Elevan O'Clock #45 - Loretta Smith - A Spanner in the Works

Loretta Smith is an author who has written "A Spanner in the Works" The story of Alice Anderson and Australia's first all-girl garage.  Alice Anderson was an entrepreneur and pioneer who established the first motor service in Australia run entirely by women. 

Alice's story has never been widely told,  UNTIL NOW.  And Loretta, who faced her own challenges during the decade long research and writing , has ensure that this woman will not be forgotten.

You can purchase a copy HERE

Monday, March 25, 2019

Elevan O'Clock #44 - Jamie Boiskin - Ovariacting: A Period Drama

Jamie Boiskin is a menstrual activist! She has taken her own experience and turned it into a show as she is determined to get more conversation to be had by everyone.  She wants us all (yes men included) to talk about menstruation, endometriosis, and polycystic ovarian syndrome. The sooner we talk, the sooner we can get the conversation into the 21st century. So have a listen and then go see her Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2019 show and you too can be a menstrual activist!

You can get tickets to the show at The Butterfly Club HERE