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.

Most read reviews

The Wizard of Oz

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

Merciless Gods | Little Ones Theatre

Semen, sweat, blood, and other bodily secretions are given voluminous verbiage, the vernacular of the carnal given full sway in what is mostly a flagellating footlights experience.

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.

Most read news

Youngest ever winner of Australian Poetry Slam National Final

Solli Raphael from Coffs Harbour, NSW has been crowned the youngest ever winner of the Australian Poetry Slam National Final.

Sydney Dance Company 2018 Season

 2018 marks Rafael Bonachela’s tenth year as Artistic Director of Sydney Dance Company and his first full-length work since the epic masterpiece 2 One Another and the critically acclaimed Project Rameau in 2012.

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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