Show Profiles

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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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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