Stephen Sewell

25 years have passed since Stephen Sewell’s stage play HATE was first produced. 25 years which have seen numerous changes take place in the Australian cultural landscape and of course, in the Australian psyche.

Nick Ravenswood

Come closer, dear reader, for I have a confession to make. Recently a certain Nick Ravenswood approached me with a request that I attend the latest theatrical offering from his theatre group The Laudanum Project.

Imogen Kelly

Imogen Kelly is Australia's current reigning Burlesque Queen Of The World, having been crowned by The Burlesque Hall Of Fame in Las Vegas last year.

John Wood

Australia’s much-loved veteran actor John Wood stars as Douglas Hector in Alan Bennett’s The History Boys, opening at the Sydney Opera House this week.

Kevin Purcell

Paul Andrew speaks to entrepreneur Kevin Purcell about how he is coping with turning an enchanting book about the indomitability of the human spirit into a magical Broadway Musical.

Camille O'Sullivan

If you've seen any of Camille O'Sullivan's cabaret shows you'll be a fan of their bipolar nature; she follows the goose-bump-inducing dark and dramatic eloquence of Nick Cave or Tom Waits with laugh-out-loud humour.

André Rieu

André Rieu is one of the best-selling live acts in the world, with his 2011 tour ranking in the top 10 highest grossing tours of the year, just behind Lady Gaga. He talks to Australian Stage's Eliza Eggler.

Circolombia

Felicity Simpson is founder, Artistic Director and Creative Producer of Circolombia, currently performing URBAN, as part of the 2013 Sydney Festival. On the eve of their Australian debut, Felicity 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.

Muriel's Wedding – The Musical | Sydney Theatre Company and Global Creatures

Every so often a show comes along that defies your preconceptions and exceeds your expectations to such an extent that it leaves your head spinning.

Burlesque by Force | Brodie John

Burlesque by Force is persistently provocative, munificent and shrewd.

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.

Telstra Ballet Award Nominees Announced

 Six talented dancers of The Australian Ballet have been announced as nominees for the prestigious Telstra Ballet Dancer Award. Now in its 15th year, the award recognises rising stars that embody what it means to thrive.

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.

Theatre Without Limits

If you miss a theatre show’s season then you have missed it for good. However, a new wave of theatre free from the limitations of time, location and cost is arriving to showcase some of Adelaide’s best emerging actors, writers and director.

Mullum Music Festival Youth Mentorship Winners

Mullum Music Festival is thrilled to announce the winners of this year’s Youth Mentorship Program with winners coming from as far as Brisbane and Sydney.

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