Leah Purcell talks to Australian Stage's Dione Joseph about her latest work, a stage adaptation of Don't Take Your Love To Town – a tribute to the extraordinary life of the woman whom many knew as a chronicler of Indigenous history, an outspoken activist and a brilliant storyteller – Ruby Langford Ginibi.
You don’t need to flex your visual imagination muscle in the latest show from The Umbilical Brothers. Because two green screens, a lot of cameras, special effects, computer power and an onstage tech wizard named “Doug” do it for you.
For fans of the musical, the problems and changes to the book and plot of Chess are as familiar to them as the score itself and arguably, all this messing about has resulted in an inability to now claim anything as a definitive version.
Through the eyes of her own children during a family holiday to the German capital in 2015, Murray-Smith pondered the feelings and implications for the young drawn to a city so rich in history and creativity but also one so profoundly soaked in shame.
The behaviour of the men is misogynous. The behaviour of men in authority menacing. The Removalists is as relevant today as it was then.
A dance competition on steroids, Matador brings a mainstream top-of-the-pops version of a Spanish dance love story to Her Majesty's Theatre.