Slava Grigoryan
The internationally acclaimed Slava Grigoryan is the Artistic Director of the imminent Adelaide International Guitar Festival.

Sally McKenzie
Sally McKenzie is an actor, playwright, director and filmmaker. She speaks to Australian Stage's Paul Andrew about her current role, Ronnie Lowe, in Griffin Theatre's production of A Hoax.

Vicki Van Hout

Vicki Van Hout considers herself a relative unknown who has somehow managed to keep beneath the radar.  But the success of Briwyant may be about to change that.

Hairspray

It's the musical with a big heart and a contagious beat, stunning audiences and breaking box office records. This month, Matt Byrne Media gets set to welcome Adelaide to the 60s with a new, vibrant production of Hairspray.

Frances Rings

Australia's acclaimed Bangarra Dance Theatre premiere their new work TERRAIN at Melbourne's Arts Centre, this week. Choreographer Frances Rings talks to Australian Stage's Dione Joseph.

Cirque Du Soleil

As Brisbane audiences eagerly await the arrival of Cirque Du Soleil's brand new production, OVO, Australian Stage had a chat with the team to get a sneak peek behind the scenes and see what we can expect from this most spectacular of companies.

Dee Dee Bridgewater
Dee Dee Bridgewater has just made her first visit to Melbourne, effectively weaving her particular musical magic over the audience.

Oscar Lopez
Oscar Lopez is a Mexican-Australian theatre director and winner of the 2009 Louise Homfrey Prize for Directing and the 2011 Hannah Barry Memorial Award. Paul Andrew speaks to Oscar about his latest production Tying Knots at Melbourne's La Mama.

Most read reviews

The Merry Widow | Opera Australia

There’s a sense of anticipation as the curtain rises again on this classy looking OA production of Franz Lehár’s Merry Widow in the newly refurbished Joan Sutherland theatre at the Sydney Opera House.

The Wizard of Oz

All that glistens is not gold, it's largely green, as The Emerald City plays host to the Emerald City, in this glistening presentation of a bona fide classic.

Alice in Wonderland | 2018 Sydney Festival

Anti-progressives who rankle at the idea of open-minded education for children will probably not be thrilled by this portrayal of an indigenous Alice fighting to find the courage to shed her feminine clothing and play AFL… but good riddance to them.

Masterclass | The Kings Head Theatre

In the intimacy of the Lawler Theatre, the show starts off casually, with the house lights still up and Muggleton engaging in caustic banter with her audience, some of it improvised, warming to her role as Callas. But once the character of the prima donna is well established, she calls in the first student or ‘victim’ to face her formidable tutor.

Aquasonic | 2018 Sydney Festival

Aquasonic is a sonic exploration of water and the effects produced when instruments are played though it. It is part concert, part performance art and totally hypnotic.

Most read news

Launch of the Australian Music Vault

A new cultural institution, the Australian Music Vault, was unveiled on Monday, in a purpose built exhibition space within the Art Centre Melbourne. Described by Victoria’s Minister for Creative Industries, Martin Foley, as “more than just an exhibition space, it’s the beating heart” of Australian contemporary music.

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