Sitting in a cosy living room mingling with the artistic directors of a show isn’t your typical theatre experience, but it’s an essential part of the Corinthian Food Store Collective’s This, This Is Mine. Founded in 2012 by two NIDA alumni and expanding to a core group of dramatists, The Corinthian Food Store Collective is… Read more.
Mustard Seed Productions presents ‘My Father’s Left Testicle’; a ballsy new comedy following a heroic, ragtag gang of refugees who in an alternate reality, flee their homeland of Australia and are processed through “Camp Assimilation.” Inspired by the effervescent form of Commedia dell’Arte the play utilises slapstick, acrobatics and clowning to explore what it means… Read more.
Dream Lover is a new Australian musical about the life of legendary singer, songwriter and actor Bobby Darin and his movie star wife Sandra Dee. We chatted with Hannah Fredericksen, who co-stars alongside David Campbell’s Bobby Darin as Sandra Dee, about working on a brand-new musical, the incredible cast she’s sharing the stage with, and… Read more.
Side Show invites you into the underbelly of a Depression-era circus where performers – generally people with disabilities, either real or faked – are placed on display to be gawked at. It can be brutal, but it is the only place they can find not only a job but also acceptance. Amidst this particular group… Read more.
Inside her triple-glazed compound, Augusta shields herself from the catastrophic elements, bathing in the classics and campaigning for the reinstatement of global reliance on fossil fuels. Outside, the world lurches from one environmental cataclysm to the next. Meanwhile, her sister, Olympia, thinks the best way to save endangered species is to eat them. Their niece,… Read more.
Factory Space Theatre Company is bringing to Sydney for the first time ever the brilliant play Sister Cities, led by an entirely female cast and director. In a small American town 4 estranged sisters come together after the sudden death of their mother. Each sister, as different as the cities they were named after, uncover… Read more.
Previews for Dream Lover: The Bobby Darin Musical have commenced this week and Caroline O’Connor took some time out of her busy schedule to introduce the new musical to AussieTheatre readers. Performing a double role within the show, she spoke to me about how she researches historical characters, why bio musicals function within the parameters of “new”… Read more.