Shakespeare’s most popular play has seemingly been played every which way, but never like this—a Kiwi rock opera that sets the Bard’s timeless words to modern pop, rock, and hip hop and transfers the feuding Montagues and Capulets from Renaissance Verona to a seaside trailer park. Baz Luhrmann meets Carmen: A Hip Hopera
in Tim Van Dammen’s radical reimagining of the fearful passage of Romeo and Juliet’s death-mark’d love. It’s Shakespeare as you’ve never heard him before.
Short Fiction - Woody
Stuart Bowen / Australia / 10 min
Woody has always wanted to play the piano, but he has wooden paddles for hands. This, however, is no barrier to his daydreams of stardom.