As part of their mandate to offer Brisbane audiences an alternative to mainstream musical theatre, Alex Woodward and Understudy Productions are once more set to thrill with Boys of Sondheim. A cabaret-concert weaving the works of celebrated composer Stephen Sondheim with monologues capturing the essence of what it is to be a gay man in today’s… Read more.
Melbourne’s newest professional theatre company The Collective are making waves in the independent music theatre scene this week, with the opening of their debut production Parade, by Jason Robert Brown. Staged at the little space that could, fortyfive downstairs, this production features some of Australia’s brightest music theatre talent in a cast led by Rob Guest Endowment finalist… Read more.
Following the resounding success of its 2013 inception, the NEON Festival of Independent Theatre returns with a stellar line-up of productions, talks and workshops. Aussie Theatre’s Brendan McCallum caught up with NEON’s Managing Producer Martina Murray for a glimpse of what’s in store for the festival and its audiences in 2014. If any proof were… Read more.
Two young lads from Ireland and a young chick from America who together call themselves Endless Theatre Company have moved their base of creative operations from Sligo, Ireland, to Perth for the coming year. Their debut production in our fair city is Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman, a very black comedy about a writer who is… Read more.
The independent theatre scene continues to gain momentum in Perth with the introduction of a new Independent Theatre Festival at Subiaco Arts Centre, presented by the Perth Theatre Trust. The festival showcases six unique works from across the spectrum of Perth’s vibrant independent theatre and dance scene. Each of these works has previously been presented… Read more.
What happens when two Fringe World Festival 2013 award-winners get together and collaborate on a Fringe World 2014 project? We’re about to find out, as we are less than a week away from the opening of Second Hands, a co-production of Little y theatre with The Blue Room, in association with PICA, as part of… Read more.
Nicole In Red is a production house founded and run by Nicole Warren, one of Perth arts scene’s movers and shakers, and someone who is equally as comfortable on stage as she is behind the scenes. Nicole In Red is everywhere you want to be in Perth. Warren is currently the Principal Arts Officer at… Read more.
Perth’s theatre scene is full of enterprising people who want to work on creatively fulfilling projects that allow them to produce cutting-edge works, maintain artistic control, and provide Perth audiences with quality, unique productions. This week in the spotlight, Cicely Binford catches up with Mark Storen and Renee Newman-Storen who together make up theMOXYcollective. Together… Read more.
Jessica Harlond-Kenny has been hard at work finding out The Hardest Way to Make an Omelette. She’s a freelance theatre artist who can be found both behind the scenes and front of house at some of Perth’s major venues; has been on tour and interning with Spare Parts Puppet Theatre; and has travelled interstate to… Read more.
Perth’s theatre scene is full of enterprising people who want to work on creatively fulfilling projects that allow them to produce cutting-edge works, maintain artistic control, and provide Perth audiences with quality, unique productions. This week in the spotlight, Cicely Binford catches up with John McPherson and James Marzec, the dynamic duo behind the brand-spanking… Read more.