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’.

Lally Katz

Playwright Lally Katz is an original voice in Australian theatre, film and television. She speaks to Australian Stage's Paul Andrew about her one-woman show, Stories I Want To Tell You In Person, opening this week at Melbourne's Malthouse Theatre.

Austin Tichenor

Austin Tichenor is an actor and Managing Partner of The Reduced Shakespeare Company – as well as Co-Writer and Co–Director of The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged), soon to tour Australia. He spoke to Australian Stage's Paul Andrew.

Most read reviews

The Wizard of Oz

How often do you have the opportunity to relive your childhood, with your own adult ‘child’ next to you?

Spring Awakening | Hills Musical Company

It’s a brave director who mounts a work addressing full frontally taboo issues like teen sex, masturbation, physical and sexual abuse, homosexuality, abortion, injustice, oppression of minorities and suicide.

In-laws, outlaws & other people (that should be shot) | Blackwood Players

Despite its grammatical inaccuracy, the title of this play by Steve Franco is beguiling and the Blackwood Players took it on with gusto.

Burlesque by Force | Brodie John

Burlesque by Force is persistently provocative, munificent and shrewd.

Let the Right One In | Black Swan State Theatre Company

What if you’re life was so bleak that you found light where only others found darkness? What if the passage into adulthood and your first experience of love was driven not by joy and romance, but by a desperate need for acceptance and protection?

Most read news

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to open in Melbourne 2019

 Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, have today confirmed the record-breaking production will open in early 2019 in Melbourne, Australia, exclusively and only at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre.

Wendy McCarthy to step down as Circus Oz Chair

Wendy McCarthy AO has announced that she will retire as Circus Oz Chair at the end of October after nine years in the role.

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