News

Glen Street presents the story of Christine McVie

Glen Street presents the story of Christine McVie

Spanning a career of four decades, the tumultuous life of the enigmatic Christine McVie is coming to Glen Street Theatre told in 80 music-packed minutes.  Go Your Own Way, the acclaimed cabaret by Catherine Alcorn (The Divine Miss Bette), brings to life the most memorable songs from Christine McVie’s songbook, including Little Lies,…

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A Quick Chat With

Getting to know you: Anna Magrath

Anna Magrath

Opera Australia and John Frost’s production of The King and I opened in Brisbane last weekend, marking the professional music theatre debut of many up-and-coming performers. AussieTheatre is thrilled to be featuring a new interview series entitled Getting To Know You to introduce these new artists to their music theatre audience! We continue our series…

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News

A new Australian musical for Hayes Theatre Co

Truth Beauty and a Picture of You. Image by Kurt Sneddon

Neil Gooding directs and produces a brand new Australian musical for Hayes Theatre Co, featuring music and lyrics by Tim Freedman (The Whitlams) and a book by Freedman and Alex Broun. The Hayes Theatre Comany has shaken up the Australian musical theatre scene. On its intimate stage it has dazzled…

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Reviews

Review: Perplex, Sydney Theatre Company

Perplex comes to STC.

A couple return home to their apartment from a holiday and realise that something isn’t right. It’s smelly, the electricity has been cut off, there’s a strange pot plant in the kitchen and there’s an unopened parcel on the coffee table. Have they walked into their own apartment? And if…

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Show Profiles

Love Thy Neighbour: Neighbourhood Watch at MTC

Lally Katz
Photo:  Heidrun Lohr

The critically acclaimed modern masterpiece Neighbourhood Watch will continue to delight audiences at Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC) until Saturday 26 April. Aussie Theatre’s Bethany Simons chatted with playwright Lally Katz about writing, relationships and why everybody needs good neighbours. Since seeing Lally Katz’s unforgettable play Neighbourhood Watch at MTC I’ve…

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A Quick Chat With

Getting To Know You: Jenny Liu

Jenny Liu stars as Tuptim in The King and I

Opera Australia and John Frost’s production of The King and I opened in Brisbane over the weekend, marking the professional music theatre debut of many up-and-coming performers. AussieTheatre is thrilled to be featuring a new interview series entitled Getting To Know You (see what we did there?) to introduce these new…

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News

Bangarra invites community to help celebrate 25 years

Stephen Page and Bangarra Ensemble at Koori Kids Day. Photo by Tiffany Parker.

In June, Bangarra Dance Theatre will take the stage at Sydney Opera House for the world premiere of Patyegarang, as it celebrates 25 years of surviving and thriving. Choreographed by Bangarra Artistic Director Stephen Page, Patyegarang is about a young Eora woman who shared her culture and language with one of the first settlers,…

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Reviews

MICF: Of Mic and Men

Doc Brown

When tickets weren’t available for the show I was planning to see, I took a punt on former rapper Doc Brown in Of Mic and Men on the strength of his 2014 MICF gala spot. For a show promising a “tongue-in-cheek take on hip-hop culture”, it shied away from what I saw…

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