We were deeply saddened to hear this week, of the passing of one of this country's most preeminent theatre critics, James Waites.

There is something about a launch that entices and excites: when it is a season launch, and more specifically, the NORPA 2014 Season launch, this is cause for celebration.

Chair of Bangarra Dance Theatre, Professor Larissa Behrendt announced today that after four years at the helm of Bangarra Dance Theatre, the company’s Executive Director Catherine Baldwin has decided to take up a new career opportunity overseas.

Bernadette Peters

In 2010, Kylie van der Veer was looking forward to a holiday in New York. On a whim, she sent an email to acclaimed Broadway vocal coach Adrienne Angel, asking if she could possibly arrange a voice class with Adrienne while she was in NY. What happened subsequently is almost the stuff of fairytale – or fate – whichever way you look at it.

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The Wizard of Oz

How often do you have the opportunity to relive your childhood, with your own adult ‘child’ next to you?

Spring Awakening | Hills Musical Company

It’s a brave director who mounts a work addressing full frontally taboo issues like teen sex, masturbation, physical and sexual abuse, homosexuality, abortion, injustice, oppression of minorities and suicide.

In-laws, outlaws & other people (that should be shot) | Blackwood Players

Despite its grammatical inaccuracy, the title of this play by Steve Franco is beguiling and the Blackwood Players took it on with gusto.

Burlesque by Force | Brodie John

Burlesque by Force is persistently provocative, munificent and shrewd.

Let the Right One In | Black Swan State Theatre Company

What if you’re life was so bleak that you found light where only others found darkness? What if the passage into adulthood and your first experience of love was driven not by joy and romance, but by a desperate need for acceptance and protection?

Most read news

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to open in Melbourne 2019

 Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender and Harry Potter Theatrical Productions, producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, have today confirmed the record-breaking production will open in early 2019 in Melbourne, Australia, exclusively and only at Melbourne’s Princess Theatre.

Wendy McCarthy to step down as Circus Oz Chair

Wendy McCarthy AO has announced that she will retire as Circus Oz Chair at the end of October after nine years in the role.

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