Patyegarang

Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2014, Bangarra Dance Theatre is a company that has a long history. Giving back to the land is one of the most fundamental relationships that it upholds. Australian Stage's Dione Joseph speaks to Bangarra Artistic Director, Stephen Page.

Steven Kennedy

With the premiere season of Monorotica coming up at the iconic Butterfly Club, Australian Stage had a bit of Q & A action with creative director, Steven Jinanai.

Ben Foster

Ben Foster has orchestrated and conducted Murray Gold's music for Doctor Who since 2005. Despite the twenty-something hour flight from London to Melbourne, he sounds remarkably chipper.

Kris Stewart

Matt O’Neill meets with Brisbane Powerhouse Artistic Director Kris Stewart to discuss the recent launch of Brisbane Powerhouse’s World Theatre Festival programme for 2014 – and ends up discussing so much more.

Blue Grassy Knoll

Since 1996 a band of consummate creatives have been melding and merging; changing and rearranging; pulling together a grab-bag of musical goodies that they can share with the world at large, morphing into the “complete package” that is the Blue Grassy Knoll.

Opera Australia’s first Ring Cycle

The opening night of the Opera Australia’s first complete Ring Cycle, by Richard Wagner, will take place on Monday, in Melbourne’s State Theatre. It is an event of enormous significance for Western culture in Australia.

Todd McKenney

Todd McKenney is clocking up 30 years in showbiz and to celebrate, he has come up with a new way of doing ‘dinner and a show’.

Most read reviews

The Merry Widow | Opera Australia

There’s a sense of anticipation as the curtain rises again on this classy looking OA production of Franz Lehár’s Merry Widow in the newly refurbished Joan Sutherland theatre at the Sydney Opera House.

The Wizard of Oz

All that glistens is not gold, it's largely green, as The Emerald City plays host to the Emerald City, in this glistening presentation of a bona fide classic.

Alice in Wonderland | 2018 Sydney Festival

Anti-progressives who rankle at the idea of open-minded education for children will probably not be thrilled by this portrayal of an indigenous Alice fighting to find the courage to shed her feminine clothing and play AFL… but good riddance to them.

Masterclass | The Kings Head Theatre

In the intimacy of the Lawler Theatre, the show starts off casually, with the house lights still up and Muggleton engaging in caustic banter with her audience, some of it improvised, warming to her role as Callas. But once the character of the prima donna is well established, she calls in the first student or ‘victim’ to face her formidable tutor.

Aquasonic | 2018 Sydney Festival

Aquasonic is a sonic exploration of water and the effects produced when instruments are played though it. It is part concert, part performance art and totally hypnotic.

Most read news

Launch of the Australian Music Vault

A new cultural institution, the Australian Music Vault, was unveiled on Monday, in a purpose built exhibition space within the Art Centre Melbourne. Described by Victoria’s Minister for Creative Industries, Martin Foley, as “more than just an exhibition space, it’s the beating heart” of Australian contemporary music.

Arts House announce 2018 Season 1

It's what you make of it – get involved with the next Arts House season

We must make theatre accessible

wit incorporated has announced another exciting season of theatre 2018, this time with a specific focus on access.

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