xavier samuel

Posted 15 Mar 2017 @ 9:57am



Otto Bloom is an enigma. 


Found by a policeman with no ID, no memory and no history of his existence, Otto is studied by neuroscientist Ada without much success, until Otto tells her that he comes from the future. But The Death And Life Of Otto Bloom isn’t a time travel story. Otto hasn’t merely travelled back in time and arrived in our present; he’s...

Posted 15 Mar 2017 @ 12:02pm

Two shows in one, The Dog / The Cat, will be coming to Belvoir's Upstairs Theatre this April and May.


With a rivalry as old as time itself, cats and dogs will be swallowing their pride for the sake of romantic comedy in Belvoir's production of The Dog / The Cat. 


These two separate plays will be brought to life by the one cast and crew. Brendan Cowell’s The Dog ...

Posted 14 Mar 2017 @ 2:23pm

Welcome to the BRAG's weekly rundown of what's hot in the coming seven days of cinematic releases. Bumper crop this time around, folks, as some locals rough the joint up and a hardline porcine socialist brings her leftist agenda Down Under.


There's also the return of an oft-maligned but visually talented Hollywood director, a major award-winner with Aussie faces, an exciting...

Posted 23 Jun 2015 @ 12:51pm

The Dog / The Cat is a double bill about love. And pets.


Two one-acts, written by Brendan Cowell and Lally Katz, show the various lengths we go for love – for our pets and each other – and how animals may be in our lives for company, yet ultimately bring us closer together.


Cowell tells a late-Gen-Y Sydney tale, with down-and-out writer Ben (Xavier Samuel)...

Posted 21 May 2015 @ 12:50pm

Rising Australian actor Xavier Samuel is set to star in an up-and-coming Australian comedy double bill, The Dog/The Cat, at Belvoir this year.


Starring Samuel, Andrea Demetriades and Benedict Hardie, The Dog/The Cat is a production from playwrights Brendan Cowell and Lally Katz. The plays depict two interconnected stories of love and stupidity.

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