Michael Workman

Google "Michael Workman" and you won't find out a hell of a lot about his new comedy show Ave Loretta. In fact, interrogating him about the show doesn't reveal much about it either. “Let's just say it's about music,” is all he's prepared to give away.

Tobias Cole

Tobias Cole, a leading artist with Opera Australia, talks to Gillian Wills about Opera Queensland’s forthcoming production of J.S. Bach’s St Matthew Passion, a tragic story about betrayal and forbearance. 

Tim Corkeron

Go to an orchestral concert and the chances are your ear will be drawn to the violin, the cello, the clarinet, the flute or the oboe. The Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s new series Concerti Soloists affords audiences the chance to hear several “Cinderella” instruments in a new way.

Denton Chikura

Award-winning, London-based Two Gents Productions has embarked on their first tour of Australia, having received enormous critical acclaim for their explorations of Shakespeare's classic plays.

Amber Hasler

To many Perth dwellers it may appear that the Fringe Festival was a new innovation in 2012. A brief chat with Amber Hasler soon dispels this notion.

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.

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