Catherine Hill
Jan Chandler speaks with award winning director, Catherine Hill, about the importance of Independent Theatre and her new production, Tennessee Williams' The Two-Character Play.

Jeanette Winterson

The Byron Writers Festival, now in its eighteenth year, offered up over 100 acclaimed authors, this year’s festival program providing a plethora of creativity on every platform, from poetry, songwriting, storytelling, stand-up comedy and death-by-dialogue.

Janine Snape

Australian Stage talks with Melbourne Theatre Company Casting Director, Janine Snape, about the job, some crucial tips for actors, and being a member of the recently launched Casting Guild of Australia.

Stephen Agisilaou

Since the inception of Vertical Shadows in 2009, the Melbourne based company has garnered a reputation for producing quality contemporary dance to sell out audiences. Artistic Director and company founder Stephen Agisilaou spoke to Australian Stage's Heather Bloom.

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Antony and Cleopatra | Bell Shakespeare

Shakespeare not stirred. This is the cockeyed cocktail served by Bell Shakespeare’s production of Antony & Cleopatra.

Merrily We Roll Along | Little Triangle

A seventeen strong ensemble struts their formidable stuff in the small space of the The Depot Theatre, filling it with the joy and verve and sweet melancholy of Stephen Sondheim's music and lyrics and George Furth's book.

The Shifting Heart | White Box Theatre

Not so much a kitchen sink drama as perhaps a "backyard verandah drama", The Shifting Heart is a 1957 play dealing with the trials and tribulations of immigrant Australians.

Can You Hear Colour? | Patch Theatre Company

I wasn’t going to start this review by talking about the music, because it was not the only thing about this show that was magic, but I will take my cue from the audience.

Compassion: Chamber Landscapes

This is not only a beautiful venue with a huge picture window behind the performance area, but possibly the best acoustic in Australia for listening to chamber music for strings.

Most read news

2017 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards

The winners of the prestigious 2017 Sidney Myer Performing Arts Awards were announced by Carrillo Gantner AO, Chair of the Sidney Myer Fund at the Brisbane Powerhouse as part of the Australian Performing Arts Market on Wednesday 21 February 2018.

The Production Company Launches 2018 Season

In the stunning surrounds of Raheen, her historic 19th-century home, a fortunate few eagerly awaited Jeanne Pratt AC stepping up to the podium to announce the shows that would form The Production Company’s 20-year anniversary season.

New residency open for Australian musicians and composers

The Australia Council is calling for applications for an exciting residency offered for the first time as part of a partnership between the Australia Council and UKARIA Cultural Centre.

Artist Callout: 2018 Melbourne Cabaret Fringe Festival

The 2018 Melbourne Cabaret Fringe Festival is back!

Four decades on – Circus Oz rocks into a milestone year

In 2018, Circus Oz, the iconic Melbourne-born arts company, will celebrate forty amazing years of ground breaking Australian contemporary circus.

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