Jessica Harlond-Kenny has been hard at work finding out The Hardest Way to Make an Omelette. She’s a freelance theatre artist who can be found both behind the scenes and front of house at some of Perth’s major venues; has been on tour and interning with Spare Parts Puppet Theatre; and has travelled interstate to… Read more.
Tania Bosak’s bio reads like someone who has managed to pack two lifetimes into one. Miss Jugoslavia and The Barefoot Orchestra – part concert, part theatre, and part film score for a film that will never be made – is her first major work. Aussie Theatre’s Valentina Ilievska had the opportunity to chat with Bosak… Read more.
The horror musical is one of the most notorious sub genres of the art form – and easily the most susceptible for disaster. For every Sweeney Todd and Jekyll & Hyde, there is a Dance of the Vampires or a Lestat. But so far as horror musicals go, the unquestionable belle of the ball (for… Read more.
Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson Immortal World Tour opened in Australia on Wednesday to a rapturous audience response at the Perth Arena and now looks set to conquer Australia as it embarks on an extensive national tour. Recently AussieTheatre’s David Allen caught up with the world tour’s spokesperson Laura Silverman to talk about this show… Read more.
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 of the rock band Galaxy,… Read more.
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 commitment for producing exciting theatrical… Read more.
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 we have been rehearsing the… Read more.
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 end. How many videotapes have… Read more.
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 were to co-produce South Pacific… Read more.
Green Room Award nominee Fem Belling took time out of her rehearsal schedule (literally) to chat with AussieTheatre about the much anticipated return season of Genesis To Broadway. The delightful Fem Belling answers my phone call a little out of breath: “I've just walked out of a scene to answer the phone”, she laughs. Finding time… Read more.