Scott Major

The Directors of the Melbourne's Poppy Seed Theatre Festival have just announced the 2016 program and Co-Director Scott Major recently made time to speak with Jan Chandler about what audiences may expect.

Blair Moro

World War T is a speculative comedy about what might happen if everyone's favourite misogynistic, racist, narcissistic daddy-made-me-rich, draft dodging buffoon wins the keys to The Whitehouse... currently a terrifyingly possible prospect.

Sir Matthew Bourne

There is a sense of hushed excitement about the Arts Centre. British choreographer Matthew Bourne is in Melbourne casting for a local production of his Lord of the Flies. People seem to buzz a little even mentioning his name.

Andrea Goldsmith

Based on Dorothy Porter's 1994 novel, The Monkey's Mask, The Fiery Maze premieres at Melbourne's Malthouse Theatre this week. Jan Chandler spoke with Dorothy's partner, author and creative consultant Andrea Goldsmith, about the genesis of the show.

Kirsty McCahon

‘I am the true me whenever I play on stage,’ says doublebass player Kirsty McCahon. ‘Sometimes I’m so tuned in to support a pianist in a chamber work I almost sit inside the piano.’

Roderick Williams

‘Schubert’s ‘Wintereisse’ intimidates me, there’s a fear that I may not be able to offer anything new,’ says British Baritone Roderick Williams.

Anni Davey

They're back together: Anni and Maude Davey are about to return to the stage in their latest collaboration Retro Futurismus: New World.

Ella Caldwell

Ella Caldwell, Artistic Director of Red Stich Actors' Theatre, is a woman of passion, determination and optimism.

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Jo Bloom

Jo Bloom is Head of Education Development at the Australian Shakespeare Company.

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