Breaking attendance predictions made for every year up until 2019, the 2016 Brisbane Anywhere Festival has cemented itself as one of the most successful in the festival’s history – excellent news, just as cuts to arts funding are already causing damage to the industry’s small to medium sector groups.... Read More | Share it now!
In August Sydneysiders will be treated to a very special production of My Fair Lady at the iconic, Sydney Opera House. But if audiences want to see two fair ladies then they have one very special opportunity; that is, to see Dame Julie Andrews and her daughter, Emma Walton Hamilton live and in conversation. The pair will share personal insights and stories from their marvellous careers and collaborations.... Read More | Share it now!
As part of the 2016 national tour, Riverside Theatres will present Opera Australia’s brand new production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro this August. We caught up with Director and recent Helpmann nominee Michael Gow ahead of the tour to chat about Mozart’s classic comedy, stunning sets and opera in English!... Read More | Share it now!
Brisbane comedian Jenny Wynter will be jetting off to France later this year, to take up a prestigious screenwriting residency at Marseille WebFest. The opportunity comes courtesy of Melbourne WebFest, who chose Wynter’s pitch for comedy Viking Mama as the winner of their inaugural Pitch Perfect Award.... Read More | Share it now!
Dantanio is one of the world’s best impersonators that greets the stage. As well as performing as Sammy Davis Jr, he has observed Michael Jackson with a magnified eye since a young age. All that studying has paid off in what is deemed one spectacular show in HIStory – exploring the pop star’s most most well loved songs.... Read More | Share it now!
It’s one of the oldest adages of the stage, but Singin’ in the Rain’s Sydney run – which officially kicked off on Saturday night – has put “the show must go on” very much into practice. The show’s headline star, Adam Garcia, who sustained an injury during one of the final Melbourne performances, won’t be appearing in the first month of dates. So, the show has started without him, with two understudies – Grant Almirall and Rohan Browne – alternating performances as Garcia’s iconic Don Lockwood. It was Grant who graced the stage for opening night, with he and the cast delivering stunning performances in a show which is, without question, one of the most spectacular productions ever to grace the stage in Australia. Here’s seven reasons why you can’t miss it:... Read More | Share it now!
Best selling author Nicole Alexander holds a unique place in the book world as the only female author in the rural literature genre making Australian rural history accessible through her popular fiction. Dividing her time between writing and managing her family’s agricultural holdings, passed down through the generations since 1893, Nicole’s novels are rich with historical detail and often inspired by anecdotes from the Alexander family archives.... Read More | Share it now!