Leila's Latest Articles
Book review: The Tricky Art of Forgiveness, Meredith Jaffé
A questioning survey on the contract and compromises of a marriage.
Opera review: The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
A classic 90-year-old opera still has topical currency.
Circus review: MATADOR la experiencia
A fire-red fusion of dance, music and circus.
Comedy review: Nat Harris & Hannah Camilleri, Pét-Nat + Han ah Chocolat
Endearingly hilarious skits by the winners of last year's MICF Golden Gibbo Award.
Dance review: Benjamin Hurley's UpAndUpAndUpAndUp
A captivating performance from a rising star.
Dance review: Pia Lauritz, Billy Soy
A fun, neon-lit, slapstick drag performance.
Dance review: We Are Here
The Asian diaspora experience is captured in tumultuous dance.
Dance review: Siren Dance
Seductive and transformative, the siren's call is strong in this production.
Dance review: Passing
A contemporary work that explores our relationship to time.
Book review: Other Houses, Paddy O'Reilly
A gritty tale of class and aspirations and falling deep within the cracks.