7th Floor presents Sprout, a timely piece set in a post-apocalyptic, environmentally ravaged Australia of the future.

Written during the depths of Melbourne’s lockdown Carly Wilding and Kylie Morrigan discuss their fantastical new show about friendship, freedom and encouraging the inner Celtic goddess in us all.

Jo Bloom is Head of Education Development at the Australian Shakespeare Company.

You don’t need to flex your visual imagination muscle in the latest show from The Umbilical Brothers. Because two green screens, a lot of cameras, special effects, computer power and an onstage tech wizard named “Doug” do it for you.

A knight to remember! Featuring the iconic music of ABBA, the worldwide stage hit CHESS THE MUSICAL will debut at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre in April 2021. Heather Bloom chats to director Tyran Parke about post pandemic performances and the enduring nature of live theatre. 

This week Heather Bloom chats to Jake Matricardi, an usher for the Marriner Group on his thoughts on the COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis unfolding in the theatre world.

After five years as Artistic Director of Union House Theatre, Petra Kalive joined Australia’s oldest professional theatre company in early 2020 having previously directed BeachedMelbourne Talam and Hungry Ghosts for the Company.

This week, Heather Bloom chats to professional dancer, Kearna Philpott who was on board the RCCL Spectrum of the Seas when the pandemic began.

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Sprout

7th Floor presents Sprout, a timely piece set in a post-apocalyptic, environmentally ravaged Australia of the future.

Carly Wilding and Kylie Morrigan

Written during the depths of Melbourne’s lockdown Carly Wilding and Kylie Morrigan discuss their fantastical new show about friendship, freedom and encouraging the inner Celtic goddess in us all.

Most read reviews

Black Brass | Belvoir


Black Brass is a play, personal and political, told through music and song that spans continents, colonisation and culture, and all the complexities that encompasses.

The Little Prince

Based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's universally adored and admired book, The Little Prince is a light and sound phantasmagoria augmented by aerial and acrobatic choreography.

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – The Musical

There is nothing I could write that would convey the unbridled enthusiasm of the Opening Night audience at Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.

Triple X | Sydney Theatre Company

Triple X is based on Glace Chase’s life experience and there is no doubting the raw honesty in the writing and her performance as Dexie.

And Now We Move On | Project Animo

Project Animo is a new dance collective whose dancers and supporters come from Australia's top ballet and contemporary companies. The pedigree couldn't be higher.