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Review: Bare the Musical

Tom New
What do a penis piñata, Catholic boarding school and a plethora of rock musical numbers have in common? You can find them all in the newest StageArt musical to hit Chapel Off Chapel, Bare the musical! Set in the early 2000s, this musical tells the contemporary tale of two star crossed lovers, Peter and Jason, who along with their fellow classmates struggle with religion, sexuality and identity. Tension ensues between the two; while Peter plans to come out to his mother, Jason fights in desperation to keep their relationship and his sexuality a secret, fearing for his reputation and ultimately,
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Life in the underground   

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In the vastness of so called Melbourne’s concrete jungle, on the stolen lands of the Kulin nations, there's a place unlike any other. It is a home for an enchanting and remarkable collection of zines, comics and artworks. Within these zines is evidence of the evolution of xerography. An abundance of crayons and pencils. A humble photocopier going about its daily routine.  A friendly volunteer awaiting questions. A place of radical thought and experimental ideas. Life in these shadowed corners has produced extraordinary results. This is a place of awe.   The Sticky Institute.   A zine is a small-circulation, self-published, handmade
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Theatre

Joining MUST is a must!

Awakening – MUST 2017 Directed by Daniel Lammin. Photographer Theresa Harrison new
Monash University Student Theatre (MUST) is a theatre company that creates vibrant, innovative performances by and with Monash students, for all audiences. Our work is bold, diverse and of an excellent standard, attracting awards such as the Melbourne Fringe Live Art Award (2015) and great reviews: “they create the kind of theatre that blows me away every time…” Sometimes Melbourne (2016); “A radical and devastatingly effective adaptation…brilliant, deeply moving…” The Age (2017 of Awakening) The MUST community is widespread and our graduates are making a significant impact throughout the national arts sector. Students are involved in every area at MUST: direction,
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