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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DREAMSONG – God Is In The Detail

DREAMSONG – God Is In The Detail

After suffering a massive hit from the Global Financial Crisis, fictional mega church DreamSong decides to stage the return of Christ, marketing him as a Christian pop star. Writer/Performer Hugo Chiarella talks to Bethany Simons about how the journey of writing a new musical is anything but taking the straight…

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Sondheims’ Pacific Overtures comes to Melbourne

Bianca Baykara, Sonya Suares
Photo:  Sarah Walker

Pacific Overtures is perhaps one of Stephen Sondheim’s most ambitious musicals. It straddles two cultures, two vastly incompatible musical styles, and with a cast of over 50 characters, it demands audience engagement. In 2014 Pacific Overtures will have its first theatrical season in Melbourne, under the direction of Alister Smith.…

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