Mark Winmill

The King of Burlesque, when I chat to him, is enjoying some quiet time in country New South Wales. It’s been a busy year of touring for all-male burlesque spectacular Briefs, both within Australia and to Europe and the UK.

Katrina Cornwall

Katrina Cornwall is the founder and Artistic Director of Riot Stage Youth Theatre Company whose latest work F. is about to have it's premiere as part of the 2016 Poppy Seed Theatre Festival. When she spoke with Jan Chandler she was clearly excited at the prospect.

What's Yours is Mine

Yvonne Virsik is currently directing the third work in this year's Poppy Seed Theatre Festival, What's Yours is Mine by Hotel Now, which opens on 22 November.

Candace Miles

Candace Miles, Madelaine Nunn and Anna Rodway (Three Birds Theatre) are recent Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) graduates whose work is already drawing attention within Melbourne's independent theatre scene. Jan Chandler had the pleasure of chatting with Candace Miles about the trio's work.

Danny Delahunty

Blessed, opening on 8 November, is the first of four new works by independent artists as part of the second Poppy Seed Theatre Festival. Jan Chandler had the opportunity of chatting with director Danny Delahunty.

Scott Major

The Directors of the Melbourne's Poppy Seed Theatre Festival have just announced the 2016 program and Co-Director Scott Major recently made time to speak with Jan Chandler about what audiences may expect.

Blair Moro

World War T is a speculative comedy about what might happen if everyone's favourite misogynistic, racist, narcissistic daddy-made-me-rich, draft dodging buffoon wins the keys to The Whitehouse... currently a terrifyingly possible prospect.

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Most adults would be completely mortified by the thought of a 91 storey treehouse full of hazards and life endangering animals. The children however lapped it up!

Kurios | Cirque du Soleil

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War Horse | National Theatre of Great Britain

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The Ladykillers | Genesian Theatre

Corpsing threatens to pile as high as the corpses on the Newcastle bound train in this production of the The Ladykillers.

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