Show Profiles

Wayne Scott Kermond: Keeping vaudeville alive

Kermond Comedy Capers

Wayne Scott Kermond’s favourite party trick is a run-up-the-wall. What’s yours? Wayne Scott Kermond is one of Australia’s best-loved comedic musical theatre performers. His biography reads like an annual catalogue of all the mainstage musicals in Australia – Gypsy, West Side Story, A Chorus Line, Guys and Dolls, Chicago, The…

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Stephen Page: Bangarra Dance Theatre and Patygarang

Jasmin Sheppard
Photo by Greg Barrett

Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2014, Australia’s multi-award winning dance theatre company Bangarra Dance Theatre is about to premiere its latest work Patyegarang. This powerful new work introduces us to Patyegarang, a young Aboriginal woman of intense and enduring courage, who lived in colonial times but is an inspiration for…

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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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