Redstitch’s The Way Out showcases a new writer, Big Heart opens at Theatreworks , the Israeli Film Festival starts at the Alex, Eugene Hamilton goes 007 with the Bond Girls at Memo while Kate Ceberano will serenade you on a lazy Sunday arvo. If that’s not enough, you can go insane with the Pelvic Thrusts with Rocky Horror at the Astor.
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The Way Out @ Redstitch
Until 24 September
The Way Out is a new play by Josephine Collins, developed through the Red Stitch INK program. Featuring Kevin Hofbauer, Rory Kelly, Grace Lowry, Olga Makeeva, Dion Mills, Khisraw Jones-Shukoor and Sahil Saluja.
Community housing art show @ Gasworks
From Wednesday 6 September until Sunday 1 October
Art thrives in local community housing and you can see it on display at the beautiful. newly renovated Gasworks Art Park – just a short tram ride from St Kilda
Big Heart starts @ Theatreworks
Wednesday 6 September – 24 September
Written by Patricia Cornelius and Directed by Susie Dee, Big Heart is the story of a woman who adopts a child from each of the continents. She believes she offers the children a better life, free from poverty, war, or neglect.
Jazz @ Phamish
Every Thursday 7 pm
Recently TWISK enjoyed a great evening of jazz at Phamish (opposite Luna Park). The music was very good, the food simple, tasty and affordable, the atmosphere relaxed. September’s lineup starts with Wilbur Wilde this Thursday, followed by Emma Gilmartin, Rebecca Barnard and Tamara Kuldin. Free entry.
Israeli Film Festival @ Alex
Saturday 9 September – Saturday 16 September
The Alex Theatre is one of the venues for this festival of contemporary Israeli cinema.
Alex sessions listed
Bookshop gig with Charles Jenkins @ Readings
Saturday 9 September, 2 pm
An intimate solo performance with Charles Jenkins playing stripped-back versions of songs from his new album (with the Zhivagos), The Last Polaroid.
Free but please book
Rocky Horror with Pelvic Thrusts @ Astor
Saturday 9 September, 7.30
The Pelvic Thrusts (shadow cast) will indeed drive you insane. According to The Astor: ‘The [shadow] cast is made up of real-life paramedics, contortionists, archaeologists, lawyers and theatre managers who use these nights as a way to release their inner immoral ostentatiousness’.
Eugene Hamilton’s ‘Songs Of James Bond’ @ Memo
Saturday 9 September, 8.00 pm
No matter if you like it shaken or stirred, Eugene and the Bond Girls are set to make you live twice. The Bond Girls are Chelsea Gibb, Nina Ferro and Nichaud Fitzgibbon and will be backed by the wicked 10 piece ‘Spectre Orchestra.’
Kate Ceberano in the afternoon @ Memo
Sunday 10 September, 2.30 pm
Kate and band will be performing songs from her 25 year musical career including ‘Brave’, ‘Bedroom Eyes’, ‘Pash‘ & much more.
Kate plays again at the Memo on Sunday 17 September, 2.30 pm
Dr Michael Mosley Live on Stage @ Palais
Sunday 10 September, 6.30 pm
In his live show Trust Him, He’s a Doctor, Michael Mosley, will take you on a journey exploring fascinating health myths with exciting experiments and an interactive Q&A. With special guest host Julia Zemiro,
Melbourne Fringe @ Local venues
14 September – 1 October
Redstitch, Eildon Gallery, Alex and National Theatres are hosting local Fringe Festival events.
St Kilda Stories @ National
26 September – 30 September
5 bitter-sweet tales with a seaside aftertaste
Info and tix
Nigella – love bites @ Alex
14 – 23 September, 8 pm
Performed by Raelene Isbester, Nigella – Love Bites is a triumphant character cabaret that explores the sugar highs and front page lows of Nigella’s career.
Info and tix
Lady Bunny in Trans-Jester @ Alex
Saturday 29 September, 8.15
The Umbilical Brothers: Mess @ Alex
Friday 22 September – Sunday 24 September
Gospolation @ National
28 – 30 September, 7.30
No Offence @ Alex
28 – 30 September
WouldMan @ National
26 – 28 September