In 2017 two Australian comedy superstars, Paul McDermott and Steven Gates performed a 'one-off' event as part of the Ballarat Cabaret Festival. Now they're touring the country together. Steven Gates spoke to Australian Stage's Simon Piening about spinning plates and 'serious' music.
Julia Zemiro is a well-known Australian radio host, TV presenter, actor, writer, singer and comedian, who also happens to be the Artistic Director of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival – the largest such festival anywhere – for 2019 and 2020. She spoke to Australian Stage's Peter Bleby about the 2019 program.
What makes a place more than “just a place”? A town, more than “just a town”. Sure, most of us choose to live in an area because it is close to work, or close to friends and relatives, or, if you have no choice (which is more likely in these shrinking times) where you can afford to live.
The music of multi-award winning composer Stephen Sondheim arrives at Chapel Off Chapel in this sensational concert selection of his Broadway hits – Everything's Coming Up Sondheim. Heather Bloom had a chat with one of the show’s stars, Genevieve Kingsford about all things Sondheim.
Opera Queensland’s production of Mozart’s masterpiece, Le nozze di Figaro, despite the various restrictions that many of the personnel have had to endure, is simply wonderful in every respect.
Iron Lung Theatre brings Melbourne audiences a nuanced rendition of Andrew Bovell’s “When The Rain Stops Falling”.
In between lockdowns, Melbourne gets a little ray of winter sunshine in the form of Frozen the musical.
If you’re looking for a night of sleazy crotch grabbing and inappropriate grinding, then Magic Mike Live is not the show for you.