The Show of the Year 2018
Line up your partridges and your pear trees – 2018’s almost done with us. Feeling confused? Foggy on the details? Hark! The Wheeler Centre’s Show of the Year is here to help you reflect, review and revel in the year that was – with a little help from our friends.
Sports fans were spoiled with a FIFA World Cup, the Pyeongchang…
Eric Idle: Always Look on the Bright Side of Life
His friends include Mick Jagger and Steve Martin, and his fans include the late Elvis Presley. He’s a novelist, a songwriter, an actor, a surrealist and a comic luminary. And he’s the author of the most popular funeral song in the United Kingdom. Eric Idle, most famous as one sixth of the Monty Python comedy group, is coming to Melbourne.
Take It From Me: Queer Edition
Take it From Me is back. You know the drill – simply submit your anonymous romantic conundrum in advance, then turn up at the Wheeler Centre on Friday 16 November. Our panel of unqualified strangers will puzzle over your problem before a live audience, then dish out some ill-informed and context-free advice.
This time, our panellists will specialise in queer romantic…
Working with Words: Nina Oyama
Nina Oyama is a comedian, actress and writer. She spoke with us about indecipherable teenage diaries, generating ideas late at night and magic potatoes.
The Big Grapple: Sami Shah
'For me, the greatness of a city is down to its food. And New York was great once.'
Sami Shah explores what Melbourne can learn from the mistakes of New York, at The Big Grapple: Loving and Loathing New York City – a night of storytelling from Melburnians who don't heart NY.
The Big Grapple was part of MEL&NYC –…
The Big Grapple: Christie Whelan Browne
'At this point I realise that I am in my very own Seinfeld episode.'
Christie Whelan Browne recounts the time New York lived up to the hype in the strangest possible way, at The Big Grapple: Loving and Loathing New York City – a night of storytelling from Melburnians who don't heart NY.
The Big Grapple was part of MEL&NYC…
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