Simon Phillips on directing The Beast of a play

The Beast

Opening recently in Sydney, Eddie Perfect’s The Beast has been directed by Simon Phillips, and will soon head to Melbourne and Brisbane. While the production was still in the rehearsal room, Phillips spoke to me about the content of the play, his working relationship with Perfect, and what makes for a good evening in the… Read more.

Exclusive Audition Video: Lara Mulcahy & Sheridan Harbridge audition for Daisy & Violet in SIDE SHOW!

Lara Mulcahy and Sheridan Harbridge. Twins.

Sydney’s Hayes Theatre, arguably the most important thing to happen to Australian musical theatre in decades, is set to announce the cast of the Australian premiere of Side Show  on Sunday 7 August! But before that, don’t you want to see who’s been submitting audition tapes? We’ve had Krizak and Vilar, Hayes and Cole, and now…. Mulcahy and Harbridge??… Read more.

Low Level Panic’s Amy Ingram tackles feminism in theatre

Amy Ingram

In Claire McIntyre’s award-winning play Low Level Panic, currently showing at the Old Fitz, Amy Ingram performs one of three leading female roles in a cast that emphasises women’s voices. With the goal of unflinchingly exploring the way society views women’s lives, bodies, sexuality and safety, Low Level Panic has allowed Ingram to explore her own… Read more.

Paul Capsis is Seymour Centre’s Resident Alien

Paul Capsis as Quentin Crisp in Resident Alien. Photography by Sarah Walker.

Paul Capsis, national treasure and performer extraordinaire, is currently treading the boards of Sydney’s Seymour Centre as Quentin Crisp, a writer and queer personality of the 20th century, in Resident Alien, which began performances in Melbourne. Capsis has shared many similar life experiences with the historical character, and much like Crisp, has forged an artistic… Read more.