Portrait Wrap

We were humbled and gratified by the level of support for A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man  directed by Wayne Pearn at fortyfivedownstairs. A sell-out four days ahead was a major achievement for this small bunch of Joyce groupies. I’d like to thank Wayne and the cast for a super job. It’s…

Bloomsday is nearly upon us….

Have you seen Dan Walls’ videos of rehearsals and interviews with actors? https://www.facebook.com/Bloomsday-in-Melbourne-211541918892093/ https://www.facebook.com/Bloomsday-in-Melbourne-211541918892093/ I’ll post a link soon for those averse to Facebook! There’s also a glimpse of behind the scenes at Bloomsday on Tintean, the free online Irish-Australian magazine.  As you’ll gather from the videos, rehearsing Portrait is an intense and (mostly!) joyful experience. Update on…

From a simmer to a rolling boil…..’Portrait’ as you’ve never seen it

Get Tickets Soon…. Some notes about what’s happening from the Bloomsday’s Green Room The boiler house is now well and truly stoked for an exciting Portrait which has its Opening Night less than three weeks away on 16 June (with a preview – at bargain prices – the night before). What a stimulating  journey it has been. We’re into…

Bloomsday in Melbourne 2016 Programme Unveiled

‘Exotic, patriotic, chaotic, erotic and hypnotic…..’  (Pearn) A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man turns 100 in December 2016. To celebrate this iconic and ground-breaking work, Bloomsday in Melbourne’s scripting team has written and rewritten its original stage adaptation, and, as we speak, a team of actors under the watchful eye of Director,…