Black Voices, the internationally respected British A Capella quintet, will be touring Australia in October and November. Jan Chandler recently had the pleasure of speaking with Carol Pemberton MBE, their founder and musical director.
The Byron Writers Festival, now in its eighteenth year, offered up over 100 acclaimed authors, this year’s festival program providing a plethora of creativity on every platform, from poetry, songwriting, storytelling, stand-up comedy and death-by-dialogue.
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.
Yes, the bodies you see are perfect specimens of sculptured sixpacks and biceps you could walk over and get at least 2000 steps in. But they are muscles moving bodies in marvellous ways. These boys can dance and every movement is potent.
To pee or not to pee. It sounds like a lowbrow take on the infamous Hamlet quote. One that a philistine would utter while their cronies scoff and drink mead and the thespians nearby cringe while nibbling on breast of peacock.
This is a production of which any director, cast and theatre company should be proud.
With the world struggling to find a new norm in these ever-changing circumstances, never has the phrase “the show must go on” been more apparent.
What becomes of the broken arted? They are cast from paradise according to Neil La Bute’s The Shape of Things.