Opera Australia’s Don Pasquale is alive and joyous. Without dismissing a note of Gaetamo Donizetti’s opera, everyone on the stage and in the pit finds that little bit of extra love that lets everyone find the pure fun of being in and going to the opera. Dobizetti’s opera was first performed in 1843 and…Read More
18 – 25? Want to develop a script through workshops led by professional arts practitioners? Then read on!
Calling male and female actors 18 – 25 Date: 7 December, 2pm – 5pm Audition Venue: Kew School of Dance, 12 Peel Street, Kew, 3101 About “Yeah…Truth” Violet wants to be an activist. Ruby wants a boyfriend. Isaac thinks he knows it all. Brad’s just not sure. And then, there’s…Read More
It’s that time of year again, folks! The Your Theatrics International Cabaret Contest is fast approaching and calls for submissions are now open. As we approach the silly season, both seasoned and up-and-coming performers in Australia and New Zealand will start preparations for the 12th annual Cabaret Contest (previously known…Read More
Last week, Melbourne’s two mainstage companies opened shows by Melbourne writers. Both directed by Melbourne directors and featured Melbourne performers and creators. Both were also set in the USA and based on US culture. But the chasm between Pennsylvania Avenue, at the MTC, and Calpurnia Descending, at Malthouse Theatre, is so wide…Read More
As Pennsylvania Avenue opened at the MTC, I know I wasn’t alone as I wondered why. But they’ve just announced extra performances, so I think we know the answer. Meanwhile, a couple blocks away at the Malthouse, Calpurnia Descending opened and restored the faith of us who wonder why mainstage shows like to be safe.…Read More