So how does one dramatise on stage the procedure by which a man deconstructs himself with a scalpel, searching for the source of an indistinct pain?

Australian Stage's Aleksei Wechter spoke to Patrick Brammall and John Leary, currently performing in their highly original work - Vital Organs - winner of the Philip Parsons Award.

Evelyn Krape is one of Melbourne's best known and most loved stage performers with over 30 years experience.

She talks to Australian Stage's Simon Piening about her new role as an all-singing, Bollywood-dancing octogenarian in Olive Branches Out.

Todd MacDonald is an actor, director and former Artistic Director of the influential Store Room Theatre in Fitzroy, Melbourne.

After a triumphant season at Belvoir St, he returns to Melbourne for a third season of Construction of the Human Heart. He spoke to Australian Stage's Simon Piening

Hilary Bell is an award winning playwright who has written for stage, radio, screen and music theatre. Her new work, Memmie Le Blanc, won the 2007 Inscription Award and will receive its World Premiere in Perth next month.

She spoke to Australian Stage's Simon Piening about the new work

Jessica Thomson talks to Kristy Edmunds, Artistic Director of the Melbourne International Arts Festival, about this year's headline act Merce Cunningham: The Melbourne Residency

Paul Andrew interviewed Lena Cruz about her role as Cynthia in Priscilla - The Musical. He spoke to her about her great skill with Ping Pong balls and swearing in Filipino…

Ewen Leslie from the cast of Andrew Upton’s Riflemind talks to Australian Stage’s Helen Barry about every actor’s ultimate dream job – working with director, Oscar winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman and star Hugo Weaving, in this year’s most anticipated STC production.

Australian Stage's Brenton Amies recently took his one-act play Who the Hell is Martin Copper? to the Canberra Festival of One Act Plays. He gives us his insider report.

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