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Michael Kantor Michael Kantor i(A59886 works by)
Born: Established: 1969 ;
Gender: Male
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1 3 form y separately published work icon The Boy Castaways Raimondo Cortese , Michael Kantor , ( dir. Michael Kantor ) Australia : Arenamedia Pty Ltd Mene Mene Soft Tread Enterprises , 2013 Z1938326 2013 single work film/TV musical theatre 'Four men are gathered in a theatre where they enact a twisted version of Peter Pan, singing songs to tell their stories, their wishes and their fears. They are aided by a talented but mysterious cast. It becomes apparent that the men are engaged in a dangerous game with their own mortality. When one of the men falls in love with the leading lady, the rules of the game are threatened, but the men's overarching desire to transcend their worlds and feel complete - once expressed - can never be controlled. Three of the men must experience what it is like to die, and for the other, the opposite.' (Abstract by Michael Kantor)
1 13 The Shadow King Tom E. Lewis , Michael Kantor , 2013 single work drama

'Bringing together the country's finest creative talents including Tom E. Lewis (The Chant of Jimmy Blacksmith) and Jimi Bani (Mabo) this majestic and physical reworking of Shakespeare's King Lear employs the timeless tragedy to speak to the history and current circumstances of Indigenous Australia. Working across cultures and generations, The Shadow King is unmissable theatre of a scale and significance to match the land upon which it is made.'

Source: (Sighted 12/09/2012).

1 1 Vamp Meow Meow , Michael Kantor , 2008 single work musical theatre Inspired in part by the biblical tale of Salome, and commissioned by Malthouse Theatre and Sydney Opera House, Vamp has been described by its performer and co-creator Meow Meow as the 'dual empowerment and disempowerment of the body and its sensual or ridiculous dance.' The show is essentially the celebration of the sexually charged woman - movie stars like Theda Bara, Marlene Dietrich, and Louise Brooks, unconventional and fascinating women like Sarah Bernhardt, Montes, Mata Hari and Maria Callas, and of course the Judaean princess Salome, who used her beauty to wreak a horrible revenge on John the Baptist, the man who refused to respond to her desire.
1 1 Sleeping Beauty Michael Kantor , Maryanne Lynch , 2007 single work drama Based on Charles Perrault's version of the fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty features music from Chopin to Nick Cave, Elvis Costello and David Bowie.
1 1 y separately published work icon Natural Life Humphrey Bower , Michael Kantor , Sydney Melbourne : Currency Press Playbox Theatre Centre, Monash University , 1998 Z103179 1998 single work drama