Review: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Burt Shevelove, Larry Gelbart and Stephen Sondheim’s A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum has been revived for what promises to be a successful Melbourne season at Her Majesty’s Theatre. In the throes of a brief preview season, it is already exuding the confidence required of mounting a fifty-year-old self-referential farce. Geoffrey …

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Travels/Travails

International Flight I wake up and I sense immediately where I am. There’s no real disorientation, despite the fact that I’m all but upright, packaged tight like last night’s dinner. (‘Last night’? What’s that again?) The in-flight entertainment package interface – in plain English, TV screen the minuteness of which hasn’t been seen in a …

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