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 ...

Glynn NicholasFrom a career spanning his early days busking to fund his back-pack tour of Europe, to Director of The Glynn Nicholas Group - a boutique production company poised to conquer the UK, Glynn Nicholas is still a man in search of adventure.

Josh LawsonIn 2006, Josh Lawson's appearances on the Channel Ten smash hit Thank God You're Here have branded him as one of the hottest properties in Australian comedy.

Sydney Stage Online's Brenton Amies spoke with Josh about his latest project - PLAYS: BY HIMSELF - Three short plays by Josh Lawson

Andrea JamesMelbourne Stage Online presents the latest in our series of podcast interviews with key figures in the Australian performing arts industry.

The Melbourne Workers Theatre recently returned from an international tour with their ground-breaking Yanagai! Yanagai! This week, Melbourne Stage Online’s Jan Chandler spoke to Artistic Director, Andrea James.

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Sprout

7th Floor presents Sprout, a timely piece set in a post-apocalyptic, environmentally ravaged Australia of the future.

Carly Wilding and Kylie Morrigan

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Jagged Little Pill – The Musical

Even though Jagged Little Pill – The Musical is based on the album of the same name, it is as far from a “jukebox musical” as anything could be.

Triple X | Sydney Theatre Company

Triple X is based on Glace Chase’s life experience and there is no doubting the raw honesty in the writing and her performance as Dexie.

The Little Prince

Based on Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's universally adored and admired book, The Little Prince is a light and sound phantasmagoria augmented by aerial and acrobatic choreography.

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – The Musical

There is nothing I could write that would convey the unbridled enthusiasm of the Opening Night audience at Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.