The April – July Season at Perth’s Blue Room Theatre kicked off last week with Renegade Productions’ Selkie the new work from writer Finn O’Branagáin, and directed by Joe Lui.... Read More | Share it now!
Four of Perth’s independent theatre companies are getting together for a range of performances at the Subiaco Arts Centre Stage from the 8th of June to the 2nd of July. The 2016 festival (previously known as the Independent Theatre Festival) supports local artists and gives them the opportunity to showcase their works to a wider audience.... Read More | Share it now!
A brilliant play that was highly commended at the 2013 Edinburgh Festival, The Events is now set to make it’s debut in Australia. The premiere will see Catherine McClements return to the Belvior Street stage, where she will be accompanied by Sydney’s community choirs to present a show intertwined with theatre and music.... Read More | Share it now!
On a cold Wednesday night in Melbourne a small selection of ‘in the know’ theatre goers headed down to La Mama Theatre in Carlton, Melbourne for the opening night of esteemed Norwegian play Night Sings Its Songs. Patrons mingled in the outside courtyard, anticipation growing with every passing moment, wondering just what they were in store for! The time finally arrived, the door swung open, and we stepped into looming darkness.... Read More | Share it now!
2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare, arguably the most famous name in English literature. Ready to usher in this literary milestone, the University of Queensland has put together an impressive line-up of events. These include public lectures, symposiums, film screenings, and of course, theatrical performances, all aimed at celebrating the incredible oeuvre of a glove-maker’s son.... Read More | Share it now!
Legendary production, The Glass Menagerie by Tenessee Williams hits the Malthouse Theatre in Melbourne after a successful season in Sydney. Described as a ‘memory play’ by Williams herself, Eamon Flack’s production of The Glass Menagerie proves to be an intelligent, entertaining and passionate performance. His production won the 2015 Helpmann Award for Best Play and has received an impressive five star rating. ... Read More | Share it now!
Award-winning Broadway musical Avenue Q will be making a return to Australia, hiting the stage at Melbourne’s Her Majesty’s Theatre for a strictly limited season from 3rd August of this year. The hilarious longtime running musical directed by Peter J Snee takes audiences on a journey into the world of vulgar and down-right outrageous puppets rubbing shoulders with humans, a story which has helped the production win the coveted Tony Triple Crown for Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book... Read More | Share it now!
Set in the Chicago 1950s The Detective’s Handbook follows Frank Thompson and his young partner Jimmy Hartmann as they investigate the murder of two policemen. Rob Johnson plays Hartmann, a new recruit determined to do it “by the book” who clashes hilariously with the world-weary Thompson.... Read More | Share it now!