Ten podcasts from Australia and around the world you have to subscribe to right now

While even the non-avid Podcast listeners have likely heard of series like Serial and Comedy Bang! Bang!, the Podcast world is full of thousands of regular Podcasts that each have their own dedicated audience. We’ve scoured through quite a lot of them and present to you the ten that we think you need to subscribe and listen to right now. Some are new additions to the Podcast world, while others are (relatively) old favourites…... Read More | Share it now!

Daniel Belle talks about his role in Hayes Theatre’s Side Show and his experience as a finalist in the inaugural Rob Guest Endowment Awards

Fresh from covering the role of Jean Valjean in the recent national production of Les Misérables and previous international tours as a member of The Ten Tenors, Daniel Belle is now taking on the role of ex-vaudeville talent scout and agent Terry Connor in Hayes Theatre’s Side Show. We caught up to chat about this premiere production and his experience as a finalist in the inaugural Rob Guest Endowment Awards.... Read More | Share it now!

Side Show’s newly-conjoined twins Kerrie Anne Greenland & Laura Bunting talk twinning and stage sharing

Side Show is a stunning story of sisterhood based on the remarkable real-life story of Daisy and Violet Hilton- identical ‘Siamese twins’ who were joined at the hip. The sisters grew up touring America in a travelling ‘freak show’. But when their spectacular talent and charm was discovered, they became a national sensation and the highest-paid stars of 1930s vaudeville.... Read More | Share it now!

Review: STC’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is grisly and all kinds of messed up (at Sydney Opera House until 22nd October)

The most recent production of A Midsummer Nights Dream I had seen was The Australian Ballet’s interpretation last year, “The Dream”. The ballet was full of whimsical fairies and enchanted forests, the dancing light and airy as it retold Shakespeare’s fanciful story of love and folly. Here again in the Sydney Theatre Company’s latest adaption of Midsummer there exists that story of love and folly, but replace the word whimsy with haunting, enchanted forests with stark emptiness, the light with darkness and the airy with a heavy dose of seriousness.... Read More | Share it now!

French artist Aline Brugel on Australia’s First Paste Up Exhibition with Corps in Situ in City

One of the many awesome (and historic) things happening as part of Melbourne Fringe at the moment is Australia’s first ever paste up project. What in the heck is a paste-up project? Well, Wikipedia defines it as ‘a method of creating or laying out publication pages that predates the use of the now-standard computerised page design desktop publishing programs.’... Read More | Share it now!