High School Musical: Charming Chaos

Trinity College’s High School Musical is a blockbuster production. With more than twelve musical numbers and a main cast of fifteen, plus a substantial chorus, there’s barely a moment to catch your breath, let alone feel bored. It might be due to this grand scale that so much of the show feels chaotic, but it’s also this energy that draws the audience in. The cast … Continue reading High School Musical: Charming Chaos

The Days In Between: Life in Limbo

As its title suggests, The Days In Between is a work that exists in the grey values. Morality, sanity and reality are never clear-cut in playwright Sara Laurena’s surreal nightmare, following drifting student Ira’s (Eunice Chuang) experiences with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. The unease flows thick and fast right from the start, as a certain ‘happy song’ jars against a stage rife with haze, masked figures … Continue reading The Days In Between: Life in Limbo

Death of a Salman: Energetic and Amusing

A night full of amusement and laughter, MUSLSA’s annual charity play Death of a Salman opened last night to begin its three night run. With little connection to the play its title satirises, the show instead portrays a parody of the classic murder mystery plot, all presented through a light-hearted and comedic lens. The plot follows an eclectic bunch of characters who are invited to … Continue reading Death of a Salman: Energetic and Amusing

Gala: Comedy That Celebrates Comedy

As a part of the Melbourne University Comedy on Campus festival, the Comedy Gala was a fun and entertaining night featuring a number of acts, from student up-and-comers to established comedians. Just the sheer diversity in all the acts was itself the strongest element of the show. The performers displayed a number of different comedic styles. All acts throughout the night were stand-up, with the … Continue reading Gala: Comedy That Celebrates Comedy