Inspired by the true story of iconic artist Pablo Picasso and his four legged muse, Lump, Picasso and His Dog, presented by Darebin Arts Loud Mouth, and Lemony S Puppet Theatre will open these school holidays.... Read More | Share it now!
If you could have any famous person play you in a film, who would you choose? For most it would be the Blake Lively type, or Megan Fox. Oh no. Not for young actress Alexandra Keddie. The love affair – more like obsession – Keddie has with Ms Streep is so endearing. It actually says a lot about her moral compass and the values she believes in. When you aim as high as Meryl Streep, “the best actress of our generation”, you can never imagine what it’d be like walking in her shoes, but Keddie’s insider knowledge to her countless achievements, relationships to other actors and directors on set, and her vocal differences give you a glimpse as to who the real Meryl Streep is.... Read More | Share it now!
Set in a post apocalyptic wasteland in the not-too-distant future, The Big Dry leaves more questions than it attempts to answer. Firstly, it is a commentary on climate change and the dire options it potentially leaves our ancestors, but also is a discussion on the abilities of children if left to inherit the earth before their time.... Read More | Share it now!
The nominees for the 16th Annual Helpmann Awards were announced this week and one production has already surged ahead – Matilda. The musical has garnered a staggering 13 nominations, including Best Musical and Best Original Score. The Roald Dahl adaptation earned nods in each of the Musical specific categories as well as getting recognition in the broader Industry Awards categories too.... Read More | Share it now!
“Love is a bird that nobody can tame” sing Carmen. Nobody but director John Bell it seems, in the latest dramatic and colourful retelling of the popular opera. Right from the opening notes the music is familiar. The set is like that of a film, lending beautifully to the very film-like opera and bringing everything to wonderful life on stage.... Read More | Share it now!
Disgraced – Ayad Akhtar’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play is an enthralling experience for the audience lucky enough to find themselves in the Riverside Theatre of Parramatta. Director Sarah Goodes, along with designer Elizabeth Gadsby, expertly present the play and encapsulate audiences in a 90-minute sensation that stimulates thought, emotions, and further questions the notions of identity and belonging.... Read More | Share it now!