Robert Reid is an award winning playwright from Melbourne, and the Artistic Director and co-founder of Theatre in Decay. He’s currently in Perth for the world premier of Portraits of Modern Evil, performed by the Hotbed Ensemble.

Peter Cousens is the Founder, CEO and Artistic Director of Kookaburra, Australia’s National Musical Theatre Company.

He spoke to Australian Stage’s Michael Finn about their latest production, Tell Me On A Sunday, which opens in Melbourne this week.

Rock singer iOTA shot to theatrical fame last year with his breakout role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch. This year he returns as Frank N Furter in the revival of Richard O’Briens Rocky Horror Show. He spoke to Australian Stage’s Paul Andrew ahead of its Melbourne season later this month.

3RRR and Hoy Polloy Theatre take a look at the Hollywood actor with the monstrous moniker - Thring The Thing. Paul Andrew interviews Director Wayne Pearn and Actor Michael F. Cahill

Melbourne’s La Mama Theatre has been at the forefront of independent theatre in Australia for over 40 years.

Australian Stage’s Jan Chandler spoke to La Mama’s Artistic Director, Liz Jones, about the artistic and historical importance of this iconic Australian venue.

It was Sandra Stockley’s bright spark, which ignited Wildfire Theatre Company less than a year ago… and there is no shortage of theatrical fodder to fuel the flames.

Australian Stage's Augusta Supple spoke to Sandra about her new production, Macbeth, opening at Sydney's historic Cell Block Theatre.

Carlee Mellow has performed, choreographed and taught nationally and internationally over the last 13 years in dance, film and theatre.

Paul Andrew speaks to Carlee about her current work with BalletLab - Axeman Lullaby.

Patch Theatre Company is young and healthy and on an award winning roll.

Artistic director Dave Brown speaks to Australian Stage's Stephanie Johnson

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