Independent Theatre’s Peter and Alice

Cast of Independent Theatre's Peter and Alice. Photo by David Wilson.jpg

Two iconic characters, Peter Pan and Alice (of Wonderland and Looking Glass fame) were both based on real children by their respective authors, J.M.Barrie and Lewis Carroll. The prototypes for the two actually met as adults in June, 1932. This meeting is the inspiration for a new play by John…

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Master class is a master class

Maria Mercedes

Today’s performance of Master Class at fortyfive downstairs has sold out but if you book now, you might be able to get in before it finishes on Thursday. Terrance McNally’s play Master Class opened on Broadway in 1995. It’s based on the series of master classes presented by Maria Callas at the Julliard School in…

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Finding The Silence

Finding The Silence - Casus Circus.
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Following up after their successful production of Knee Deep, Casus Circus in conjunction with the Judith Wright Centre’s Fresh Ground initiative has developed a new work Finding the Silence. The premise behind the work is to explore the moment that performers or athletes might refer to ‘being in the zone’;…

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A Quick Chat With Pippa Grandison

Europe - Pippa Grandison. Photo credit Kurt Sneddon, Blueprint Studios

One of our very own green girls, Pippa Grandison stole our hearts as Elphaba in Wicked during the first Australian run. Now exploring an entirely new avenue – a Michael Gow play produced as part of the Reginald season at Sydney’s Seymour Centre – we sent her our questions to…

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Helium: Intimacy

Helium: Intimacy

Michelle Ryan danced professionally in Australia and overseas. Ten years ago, she was at the peak of her career and was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. She used to dance and had issues with intimacy. She still dances and has issues with intimacy. Intimacy is dance theatre by Torque Show – a company including…

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