Conor McPhersonDublin-born Conor McPherson exploded onto the world theatre scene in 1997 with The Weir and is regarded as one of the UK’s leading playwrights. Last week his play Shining City premiered in Melbourne and in July, an earlier work, St Nicholas will open in Perth.

Paul Andrew interviewed Conor McPherson and asked him about his inspiration as a playwright.

Alex BrounDefector Art are one of three independent companies that the Victorian Arts Centre is engaging with through the Short & Sweet programme.

Paul Andrew spoke to Alex Broun, co-ordinator of Melbourne's Short & Sweet and Defector Art's Frank Otis.

Ross MuellerRoss Mueller's The Ghost Writer has been a number of years in development and finally opened this week to its mainstage debut with the MTC.

Paul Andrew
spoke to Ross Mueller about his latest work

Marc CassidyRising ballet star, Marc Cassidy plays the lead role of Basilio in the Australian Ballet's revival of Don Quixote opening in Melbourne this week.

Stephanie Glickman discovers his inspiration for the role, first made famous by Rudolf Nureyev.

The MessiahThe Messiah is the story of two rather incompetent, over-ambitious amateur actors who attempt to produce the ultimate Christmas story with a cast of two, an over-zealous opera singer and very little else.

On the eve of their National Tour, Paul Andrew spoke to the shows director Jon Halpin, Associate Director at the Queensland Theatre Company.

Tasmanian Circus FestivalThe Tasmanian Circus Festival began in ’89 and has grown to be the national celebration of contemporary circus in Australia. The last time I visited Tasmania was for this event nine years ago. Back then it was an inspiration and the setting was absolutely idyllic.

With those glowing memories I had high expectations for the festival this time around.

Tiger LilliesTiger Lillies - the anarchic, UK-based brechtian blues trio count Marilyn Manson, David Byrne, Marc Almond and members of Franz Ferdinand amongst their famous fans. This week they swipe Australia.

Frontman Martyn Jacques gives Paul Andrew a scent of lillie’s ...

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