Did you know that Melbourne is the third funniest city in the world, at least for three and a half weeks each March/April.
International Women’s Day is coming up and Melbourne Playback Theatre is proudly presenting The F-word: Celebrating International Women’s Day. Australian Stage has a chat to Playback Theatre’s Emily Taylor about the show and what she thinks are critical issues facing women today.
The Lysicrates Prize, now in its second year, is the brainchild of Sydney philanthropists, John and Patricia Azarias. It invokes an ancient Greek tradition from the Festival of Dionysos: the audience watches the first act of three shortlisted plays and votes to choose the winner.
White’s ingenuous charm held the audience spellbound for a set lasting just over an hour.
The capacity audience at Downstairs at the Maj certainly got their money’s worth on Thursday night.