Eleanor’s Story: An American Girl in Hitler’s Germany In the fall of 1939, at 9 years old, Eleanor and her family left New York on the SS Hamburg bound for Germany. A new job and a secure financial future awaited her father in Berlin. Half-way across the Atlantic, Hitler declared war on Poland and a… Read more.
The Sydney Theatre Award nominations for 2013 were announced this week as part of the annual selection of shows by eight of Sydney’s most respected Theatre critics. Over thirty-seven different productions from the calendar year of 2013 are up for nominations in twenty-six different categories, with new categories added in 2013 to allow the celebration… Read more.
A truly great play, is a delicate and fragile thing. The luminaries who write them come once in a generation – if we're lucky. Somehow their words manage to capture something – some spirit or expression previously unspoken and so they enter the public lexicon. Their work achieves the heady title of masterpiece in collective gratitude… Read more.
Brink Productions is about to present the world premiere of Nicki Bloom’s intimate and immersive play, Land & Sea. Nicki is a young playwright of national renown having recently completed commissions for several of Australia’s major theatre companies, including Sydney Theatre Company, Belvoir, and Griffin Theatre Company. Her debut play Tender was first produced by… Read more.
This week Bethany Simons, writer/performer of two-time Green Room Award nominated play, The Weather and Your Health, ponders the role of an audience, and why it is we do what we do… “We’ve been reading your script in drama class, and I have a question…” It took me a moment to process this comment made… Read more.
Life Is Impossible is the latest of Writer/Director Paul Gilchrist’s works in what seems to be a running theme of “young girl overseas who runs into some sort of trouble and possesses a strong moral compass.