Melissa Cantwell

Perth Theatre Company (PTC) recently announced their program for 2015 and Jan Chandler had the opportunity of talking with Artistic Director Melissa Cantwell about her work with the company and the up-coming season.

Eamon Flack has been appointed to lead the company from 2016. He will be the company’s third Artistic Director and lead it into its fourth decade.

Alex Theatre St Kilda

Yesterday saw the announcement of a new arts and entertainment centre for Melbourne, the Alex Theatre St Kilda. 

Kate Champion, Artistic Director and CEO of Force Majeure today announced her resignation from the company she founded in 2002.

Crowdfunding organisation Pozible launched its latest city-specific initiative, the Adelaide Edit, earlier today.

The Blue Room Theatre Season Launch – Aug–Nov 2014

Another successful launch to another season full of diverse topics tackled in different ways by dedicated performers – The Blue Room Theatre seems set for at least another 25 years of invigorating independent productions.

Ralph Myers today announced his intention to step down as Artistic Director of Belvoir at the end of the 2015 Season after five years at the helm.

Nominations for the 2014 Helpmann Awards have been announced – we have the full list of nominees

Most read reviews

Magic Mike Live

Yes, the bodies you see are perfect specimens of sculptured sixpacks and biceps you could walk over and get at least 2000 steps in. But they are muscles moving bodies in marvellous ways. These boys can dance and every movement is potent.

Hamlet: Prince of Skidmark | The Listies

To pee or not to pee. It sounds like a lowbrow take on the infamous Hamlet quote. One that a philistine would utter while their cronies scoff and drink mead and the thespians nearby cringe while nibbling on breast of peacock. 

Skylight | Verendus Theatrical/Red Phoenix Theatre

This is a production of which any director, cast and theatre company should be proud.

 

Shrek The Musical

With the world struggling to find a new norm in these ever-changing circumstances, never has the phrase “the show must go on” been more apparent. 

The Shape of Things | Lambert House Enterprises

What becomes of the broken arted? They are cast from paradise according to Neil La Bute’s The Shape of Things.