Alfred Hitchcock’s films are renowned for their female protagonists, put in peril by a master of the suspense genre. But what did the actresses who played these women really think about the man behind the lens? Laura Johnston wants audiences to find out, as she takes them on a one-woman-led journey into the minds of such legends as Doris Day, Grace Kelly and Tippi Hedren. I asked Johnston about the creative process behind Hitchcock’s Birds…... Read More | Share it now!
Talk about a big undertaking! For this year’s Sydney Fringe Festival, Montague Basement has tackled ‘15 books of the finest Latin poetry known to man’, by creating their own adaptation of Ovid’s Metamorphoses. What it lacks in finesse, this production certainly makes up for in entertainment value.... Read More | Share it now!
If you ever wanted to step back in time to the golden age of Broadway, now’s your chance, because Opera Australia and John Frost’s My Fair Lady is about as close as it comes. This is a nostalgic, faithful and lovingly-recreated production that will have musical theatre fans coming back for more.... Read More | Share it now!
This September, Caroline O’Connor will take to the stage in the world premiere of Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical, playing the dual roles of Polly (Bobby Darin’s mother) and Mary (Sandra Dee’s mother). I asked this Australian musical theatre icon what drew her to the project and about the challenges of playing two roles in one show…... Read More | Share it now!
In 2011, Oliver Burton undertook the ambitious task of building an improvised show in which the actors speak only in Shakespearean-style language. Five years on, the idea remains as fresh as ever, and the Post-Haste Players are now entertaining Sydney audiences with their take on Shakespeare’s History plays. I asked Burton about taking on the great Bard…... Read More | Share it now!