Catherine Hill
Jan Chandler speaks with award winning director, Catherine Hill, about the importance of Independent Theatre and her new production, Tennessee Williams' The Two-Character Play.

Jeanette Winterson

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.

Richard Frankland
Walking into the Bigness is the latest work by renowned playwright, singer, songwriter, poet, film maker, and much much more, Richard Frankland.

Janine Snape

Australian Stage talks with Melbourne Theatre Company Casting Director, Janine Snape, about the job, some crucial tips for actors, and being a member of the recently launched Casting Guild of Australia.

David Campbell & John Bucchino

After a 3 year break, David Campbell recently returned to the studio to record an album with his Broadway idol John Bucchino.

It is a brave festival director who hangs an entire festival on the music that was mostly composed in the first quarter of the 20th Century.

Stephen Agisilaou

Since the inception of Vertical Shadows in 2009, the Melbourne based company has garnered a reputation for producing quality contemporary dance to sell out audiences. Artistic Director and company founder Stephen Agisilaou spoke to Australian Stage's Heather Bloom.

Rod Lara

After appearing in the 2011 Melbourne International Comedy Festival with Unspeakable, Melbourne mime artist and physical comedian Rod Lara is treading the boards once more in Last Mime Standing. Rod spills the beans on the art of mime and why vaudeville’s classic acts will never lose their popularity with audiences.

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

This long-awaited show delivers all you can expect and is a veritable feast for the senses! As much fun as a Wonka Fudgie Wudgie (and as whimsical as a Whipple Scrumptious Fudgemallow Delight).

Eastern Promises | Opera Queensland

Before this concert began, Patrick Nolan, the artistic director of Opera Queensland, told us that we were in for a treat. But it was much more than that. 

Ethiopian & Still Not Hungry | Joe White

White’s ingenuous charm held the audience spellbound for a set lasting just over an hour.