Features

Little Shop of Horrors: Photo Feature

Brent Hill with Audrey II in Little Shop of Horrors, Melbourne 2016. Image by Belinda Strodder

Little Shop of Horrors, starring Brent Hill and Esther Hannaford, opens in Melbourne tonight for a limited three week run at the Comedy Theatre. Produced by Luckiest Productions and Tinderbox Productions and directed by Dean Bryant and Andrew Hallsworth (the team behind the Helpmann Award winning revival of Sweet Charity), this gleefully gruesome musical combines an upbeat,… Read more.


Why new Australian work is important for the ecosystem of indie theatre in Sydney

Jessica-Belle Keogh

In this guest post, co-founder of Sydney indie theatre company Edgeware Forum Jessica-Belle Keogh writes about her company, the importance of the indie theatre ecosystem and re-examining what an “Australian Story” looks and sounds like. I came across a Broadsheet interview following the release of Simon Stone’s The Daughter which struck a chord with me, and it challenged… Read more.



The Detective’s Handbook – Exclusive Photo Feature

The Detective's Handbook at Hayes Theatre Co. Image by Clare Hawley

Brand new Australian musical The Detective’s Handbook is now officially open at Hayes Theatre Co and we have the first (fabulous) images to share with you. Starring Justin Smith, Sheridan Harbridge, Rob Johnson, Lara Mulcahy, Tony Cogin and Christopher Horsey, this production is a witty, quirky show with a distinctive and unexpected voice. Check out the great images… Read more.


Cameron Menzies on VicOpera’s Lucia di Lammermoor

Jessica Pratt as Lucia, photo by Jeff Busby.

Lucia di Lammermoor, Victorian Opera’s third main production of 2016, has been playing for the last week at Her Majesty’s Theatre. Closing tonight, the production boasts a star soprano in Jessica Pratt, a woman who has played the leading role of Lucia 20 times around the world and now returns home to present the character to… Read more.


A Quick Chat With Bad Jews’ Anna Burgess

Anna Burgess

Bad Jews, Joshua Harmon’s play about family, love, faith, and the fights that bind – a biting comedy with heart – is heading to Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth. We caught up with Anna Burgess, who recently toured the country in The 39 Steps, about what’s it like to tackle something like Bad Jews, her… Read more.


A quick Q and A with MICF’s Joel Dommett

A quick Q and A with MICF’s Joel Dommett

Next up for our MICF Q and A feature is Joel Dommett, a comedian from the U.K. Currently appearing solo in Conquer, 2016 marks Joel’s second appearance in the MICF, where he promises to be “more charismatic and more hilarious than ever before.” SHOW DETAILS: Artist name: Joel Domett MICF show name: Conquer Dates: March… Read more.


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