Emily Brontë’s classic novel, Wuthering Heights has inspired many different adaptions and other art forms since its initial publication in 1847. It has inspired everything from a Kate Bush song to a Hindi movie and a Death Cab for Cutie track, to name a few. Australia’s very own, shake & stir theatre co will also be staging their own adaptation of this gothic love story in a production that promises to be both broody and faithful to the original source material. The AU Review sat down with Nick Skubij, the adaptor and director of this adaption of Wuthering Heights to learn more about Heathcliff and Cathy’s turbulent relationship.... Read More | Share it now!
Annie, that curly redheaded good-hearted orphan and quite possible epitome of the family friendly musical. It is this charm that makes Annie such a perfect choice for any smaller independent theatre companies. Particularly with a younger cast as there’s just something that gets you in the “smiling” mood about being in a crowd full of proud parents. I think it’s the wildly overenthusiastic cheering.... Read More | Share it now!
Fresh from fantastic runs at Fringe World in Perth, and a completely sold out run at The Atlantic Fringe Festival, celebrated Canadian storyteller, Gillian English is heading to Melbourne this week to perform two autobiographical solo storytelling shows at the Butterfly Club.... Read More | Share it now!
The All About Women festival which just occurred over the weekend at the Sydney Opera House featured so many interesting talks, insights and performances that make us think about the progression of women have made within society either here or around the world. One of the artists who have come from lands for the festival far away is Brian Lobel.... Read More | Share it now!
Following a successful run earlier this year, the musical comedy Little Shop of Horrors will return to Sydney for an encore season this July. The return season will be staged at the Roslyn Packer Theatre in Sydney from 18 July to 31 July. It stars Brent Hill and Esther Hannaford who also played Ann Darrow in King Kong, Bonnie Mae in Miracle City and Penny in Hairspray.... Read More | Share it now!
Independent theatre company BONTOM will present new Australian drama, Unfinished Works, from 23 March to 2 April at the Reginald Theatre, Seymour Centre. Delivering an incisive portrayal of contemporary Sydney and its culture, Unfinished Works explores the sacrifices we make in the pursuit of our life’s work.... Read More | Share it now!