Thursday, 18 December 2014

Latest Reviews

  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
prev
next
News image

Close to the Bone | Circus Oz

Mon, 15 Dec 2014

Locally grown and internationally recognised Circus Oz are not known for their intimate shows, but since the recent move into their new permanent home in Collingwood, they have pitched a gorgeous old Spiegeltent and launched their latest show, Close to the Bo...

News image

Feminazi | Kirsty Mac

Sun, 14 Dec 2014

She’s an angry bird all right, with the stage persona of your classic foulmouthed Aussie pub comic with ‘balls and bite’ who descends into moments of almost insane ra...

News image

The Night Zoo | Spare Parts Puppet Theatre

Wed, 10 Dec 2014

A delightful Animalia fantasy of friendship from Spare Parts Puppet Theatre.

News image

Iphigénie en Tauride | Pinchgut Opera

Thu, 4 Dec 2014

The title role is huge, and Caitlin Hulcup’s performance of it was a true tour de force. She understood every nuance of the emotional fabric of the mu...

News image

The House of Yes | Little Ones Theatre

Sun, 30 Nov 2014

The House of Yes affords Little Ones all the possibility of playing with the conventions and markers of American family culture, of subverting familiar tropes, gestures and the mores of middle-class life, in a concentrated lush style that is entirely their ow...

News image

L’Arianna abbandonata e gloriosa

Sat, 29 Nov 2014

Dr Daniela Kaleva's show is a unique combination of academic exploration which both intermediates and underpins the pe...

News image

Tosca | Opera Australia

Fri, 28 Nov 2014

Bell’s fresh new production of Tosca is beautiful and it is painfully dark as well, incorporating love with tragedy, making for a perfect combination for an op...

News image

Beyond Desire | Hayes Theatre Co and Neil Rutherford Productions

Thu, 27 Nov 2014

It’s not every day that you are introduced to a new stage musical. On top of that, it isn’t easy to pull one off in a small theatre space. However, Hayes Theatre Co. does just th...

News image

Madwomen Monologues | Baggage Productions

Mon, 24 Nov 2014

All of the pieces were well crafted and nicely written but without risky engagement with language or dramatic co...

News image

La Cage Aux Folles | The Production Company

Mon, 24 Nov 2014

The Production Company has waited some time to bring a professional production back to Melbourne audiences, and have been rewarded with a healthy pre-opening Box Office su...

News image

2014 Mullum Music Festival

Sun, 23 Nov 2014

By now the performers are lining up to play this choice gig, this fest-feast that infuses music throughout the streets, parks, halls, clubs, pubs and many vestibules in tidy to...

News image

Jumpers for Goalposts | Red Stitch Actors Theatre

Sun, 23 Nov 2014

This sweet play by young UK writer Tom Wells about a queer football team is a treat. Barely Athletic might not be the fittest team around but they’re doing their best to be pr...

News image

Receivers | Feat Theatre

Sun, 23 Nov 2014

Feat Theatre launched their performance space in Preston’s Oakover Road last Thursday night with a bizarre multi-dimensional play, Receivers which appears to be about one man’s drug-induced psychosis but you can never be quite su...

News image

Gasp! | Queensland Theatre Company

Fri, 21 Nov 2014

With his trademark mix of sly metaphor and sarcastic humour, Ben Elton’s satirical offering Gasp!, now showing at QPAC’s Playhouse Theatre for QTC, both delights and demands attention from au...

News image

Calpurnia Descending | Malthouse Theatre

Mon, 17 Nov 2014

Calpurnia Descending mourns the disappearance of true glamour and mystery (both of drag and of the stage and the silver screen) and pays homage to the time when stars were elusive, when the formidable females behind their public images remained private and un...

News image

Pennsylvania Avenue | Melbourne Theatre Company

Sat, 15 Nov 2014

Bernadette Robinson’s solo performance in Pennsylvania Avenue is a reprise, of sorts, of her 2010 show Songs for Nobodies, with the same creative team: writer Joanna Murray-Smith, director Simon Phillips and musical director Ian Mc...

News image

Hay Fever | Kay & McLean Productions and Theatre Royal Bath

Fri, 14 Nov 2014

Felicity Kendal leads the competent cast in this recreation of Noel Coward’s play first produced in 1924.

News image

The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland | Ridiculusmus

Thu, 13 Nov 2014

Imagine waking from a drugged sleep – there are voices and people but you’re not sure what’s going on or if any of it makes sense. A frog croaks – or was it someone pretending to be a fr...

Latest Features

Madeleine Jones

Melbourne | Friday, 3 October 2014

News image

The Grammy, Tony and Olivier Award winning musical Once, based on a low budget Oscar Winning Irish film from 2006, has its Australian Premiere at the Princess Theatre in Melbourne on 4 Oc...

Read more
  • Bobby Fox and Michael Falzon

    Bobby Fox and Michael Falzon are two rising mega stars in the Australian musical theatre scene. In a one-off special e

  • Bruce Gladwin

    Bruce Gladwin, Artistic Director of Australian regional theatre company Back to Back chats to Australian Stage's Dione

  • Stephen House

    Almost Face To Face is the latest dramatic monologue from peripatetic award-winning writer/performer Stephen House. Au

  • The Power of the Voice – Black Voices

    Black Voices, the internationally respected British A Capella quintet, will be touring Australia in October and Novemb

  • Nick Schlieper and Alice Babidge

    Recently in New York, STC lighting designer Nick Schlieper and set & costume designer Alice Babidge shared their t

  • Catherine Hill

    Jan Chandler speaks with award winning director, Catherine Hill, about the importance of Independent Theatre and her n

next
prev

Latest News

Eamon Flack appointed Artistic Director at Belvoir

Industry News

Eamon Flack has been appointed to lead the company from 2016. He will be the company’s third Artistic Director and lead it into its fourth decade.

Read more
next
prev

Latest Member Videos

PozibleAustralian Stage JobsMembers Area
 

Most Read

Most Read Reviews

The Night Zoo | Spare Parts Puppet Theatre
A delightful Animalia fantasy of friendship from Spare Parts Puppet Theatre.
Close to the Bone | Circus Oz
Locally grown and internationally recognised Circus Oz are not known for their intimate shows, but since the recent move in...
Feminazi | Kirsty Mac
She’s an angry bird all right, with the stage persona of your classic foulmouthed Aussie pub comic with ‘balls and bite’ wh...