Growing up in Hobart in the early nineties, I remember only two notable trips to the ‘mainland’. The first was a family holiday that culminated in a much-anticipated trip to The Phantom of the Opera at the Princess Theatre. I bought the glow-in-the-dark tank top.
When Graeme Murphy’s modern take on Swan Lake premiered back in 2002, Adam Bull, a fresh faced corps de ballet dancer, spent 70 minutes of the performance standing on stage holding a waiter’s tray.
In the return season of Murphy's acclaimed production, Adam plays the lead role of The Prince. He spoke to Australian Stage's Stephanie Glickman.
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.
If you’re looking for a show that’s completely different and unlike anything you’ve seen in Australia, head to Because the Night.
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.
Audiences around Australia will have the opportunity to see Melbourne Theatre Company productions direct from stage to screen with the premiere of MTC Digital Theatre – Friday 16 April 2021.
Come Dance with Me is a brand new TV dance competition show filming at Docklands Studio Melbourne for American Television.