Patricia Cornelius

Australian Stage's Dione Joseph talks to Patricia Cornelius and Susie Dee about their latest project, Savages, soon to open at Melbourne's fortyfivedownstairs.

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.

Trevor Ashley

Trevor Ashley has returned to Melbourne to host Twisted Broadway from critically acclaimed cabaret seasons on Broadway and the West End, and will be seen by Melbourne audiences soon in the upcoming Little Orphan trAshley. He spoke to Australian Stage's Paul Andrew.

Ben Pfeiffer

Artistic Director of Melbourne's Artisan Collective, Ben Pfeiffer, speaks to Australian Stage's Paul Andrew, about his latest production – an adaptation of the John Fowles classic novel – The Collector.

John McGrath

John McGrath, Artistic Director of National Theatre Wales (NTW) was recently in Melbourne on a whirlwind tour. He spoke to Australian Stage’s Dione Joseph.

Jon Bonfiglio

Jon Bonfiglio would be the last person to admit he started a revolution. And he’s right. Because The Clipperton Project certainly isn’t a new initiative – but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t revolutionary.

Daniel Clarke

In a recent conversation with Australian Stage’s Dione Joseph, Creative Producer of Theatre Works, Daniel Clarke, shared his thoughts and motivations for bringing to Australia the highly acclaimed production by Judith Thompson, Palace Of The End.

Alex Raineri

Beethoven is so embedded in our culture; hardly a day goes by without hearing his music, even if the circumstances are far from the composer’s original intentions.

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