It may sound rather dark and grim, however the We’re All Going To Die Festival is far from it. In fact, the festival is a celebration of immersive art, music, films and talks that aims to inspire youngsters to fear less and live more. Kicking off on Friday 17th November from 6-10pm, over 100 artists, psychologists and producers are coming together to transform COMMUNE’s huge warehouse into an interactive festival.... Read More | Share it now!
Miracle City is not your typical musical. The show’s director even dubbed it an anti-musical. It’s what you get when the shiny veneer of a Christian family of televangelists implode, live on air. The results are something that are ironic, funny and tragic in almost equal measure.... Read More | Share it now!
Liveworks, the celebration of performance and cross-disciplinary art, is returning to Carriageworks this month with its most exciting program yet. From 19 to 29 October 2017, a mix of leading Australian and international artists will showcase their works exploring gender, the environment, queer and trans identities, sexuality, race, politics, Indigenous memory and land rights, and the future.... Read More | Share it now!
Make Nice launched in 2016 and was born from the desire to push back against the “boys club” which exists within creative industries (most industries, let’s be honest) and show creative women they don’t have to be competitive to get ahead. Women can “make nice” and still be successful. In fact, when creative women join forces there isn’t much they can’t accomplish – a valuable lesson I took away from the conference.... Read More | Share it now!
If you enjoyed Jersey Boys then you’re sure to love the latest jukebox musical to hit Aussie shores: Beautiful – The Carole King Musical. Starring the sublime Esther Hannaford and featuring an incredible collection of hits, Beautiful is slickly produced and expertly performed. It’s a guaranteed good night out for all.... Read More | Share it now!
Sondheim, as always, has to make things difficult. If it’s not in his chords then it’s the subject matter of his musicals. However Assassins, one of the more rarely performed of the Sondheim repertoire, finds itself locked and loaded in good hands with Dean Bryant at this latest production at the Hayes.... Read More | Share it now!
Writer and director Eamon Flack is bringing the classic Henrik Ibsen play Ghosts to life at Belvoir St Theatre in Sydney, with performances until 22nd October. The play starts Tom Conroy, Taylor Ferguson, Robert Menzies, Colin Moody and Pamela Rabe. Our photographer Nathan Atkins popped along to watch one of the first performances of the production, and brings us this taste from the Belvoir stage:... Read More | Share it now!
Over thirty years old, Diving for Pearls still has resonance for today’s audience. It paints a bleak picture of the future of manufacturing in Australia, which has been on a steady decline since the 1980s and 90s, when this play was written. It is a very Australian story, and the images the text and set conjure of the Wollongong coast are bang on. But despite a talented cast and crew, this production somehow just misses the mark.... Read More | Share it now!