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Doku Rai – Brisbane Festival

Melchior Dias Fernandes
Photo:  Ponch Hawkes

Doku Rai , featured in this year’s Brisbane Festival, is a wild, musically fuelled action drama that stems from a collaboration between the maverick Timorese rock group Galaxy and Australia’s innovative Black Lung Theatre and Whaling Firm.  Aussie Theatre’s Gillian Wills caught up with Melchior Dias Fernandes, the lead singer…

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Independent Spotlight: The Guys by Anne Nelson

Anna Bennetts
Photo:  Cicely Binford

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. Cicely Binford takes an up-close look at some of the ‘independents’ in Perth and their steadfast…

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Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson: Production Diary

The Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson cast in rehearsals.

At AussieTheatre we are beyond excited for Squabbalogic’s next production, the punk-rock portrait of America’s seventh president, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Director Craig Stewart has shared with us a behind the scenes glimpse of how the collaborative company is tackling the cult hit in this Production Diary.   At SQUABBALOGIC…

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Grease – Through the ages

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Before it hits our stages again, AussieTheatre’s Ben Neutze takes a closer look at 40 years of the history of a show that changed history – Grease I sometimes wonder how many people of my generation would be able to recite the iconic film version of Grease from beginning to…

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The return of South Pacific

The return of South Pacific

Last month, AussieTheatre attended an exclusive lunch with Lisa McCune, Christine Anu and Gyton Grantley, hosted by Opera Australia to celebrate the return of South Pacific to the Sydney Opera House. We got their thoughts on the show and the upcoming season. When Opera Australia announced in late 2011 they…

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