Review: A Streetcar Named Desire – La Boite Roundhouse Theatre, Brisbane (performances until November 12th)

A Streetcar Named Desire is to Tennessee Williams like Hamlet is to Shakespeare. It’s a kneejerk reaction of thought that comes to your mind when you think of the particular playwright. La Boite is known for taking the classics and bridging them to the present. Their production of Williams other famous work, The Glass Menagerie, was likewise a success. But just how exactly should you expect to see Desire’s success manifest itself?... Read More | Share it now!

Win a copy of The Tao Deception by John M. Green

The pope is assassinated, death by drone. A Chinese Uyghur terrorist group claims responsibility. Dr Tori Swyft, Australian corporate dealmaker and ex-spy uncovers a Chinese technology company stashing billions into secret accounts. The money trail leads Tori to China’s North Korean border and an explosive conspiracy aiming to wipe out the Western world. With the clock ticking, Tori Swyft confronts the ultimate decision, save her own life or sacrifice it for millions of others.... Read More | Share it now!

Award-winning sound engineer Tony David Cray discusses the unique audio technology of new silent opera Sydney Opera House, The Opera: The Eighth Wonder

It’s the world’s first large-scale silent opera – staged by a cast of more than 100 performers on the grand staircase of the Sydney Opera House to a nightly audience of 3,000. The entire audience will be sitting on the forecourt under the stars wearing state of the art Audio Technica headphones, cocooned in a world of pure sound with the magnificent Opera House and Harbour Bridge as the backdrop. And it’s been masterminded by award-winning sound engineer Tony David Cray (who is also responsible for the magnificent soundscapes of Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour).... Read More | Share it now!

Review: David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed – Hamer Hall, Melbourne (17.10.16)

“We’re all here because we love David,” – this sentiment noted by Tim Rogers, was the feeling that prevailed throughout the night, as Melbourne Symphony Orchestra performed ‘David Bowie: Nothing Has Changed’ inside the spectacular walls of Hamer Hall. It’s no easy feat to attempt to encapsulate the bewildering scope of David Bowie‘s musical contributions to the world. Through his days of Ziggy Stardust, the Thin White Duke, to the Berlin Trilogy, he was pop music’s greatest chameleon.... Read More | Share it now!