It was announced this week that Vic Theatre Company will produce concurrent seasons of The Last Five Years and The Gathering beginning 25 November, 2016. A huge undertaking by the company, these performances will take place at alternating times at 45 Downstairs Melbourne, with one creative team working across both shows. Casting has also been… 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. Sometimes these good folks are frustrated with the lack of opportunity at the professional level. Other times they are frustrated at… Read more.
This month’s interview-ee comes over to my home, lunch in hand, and we flop down on my oversized sofa for our scheduled natter. My delight in including him in this year’s series stems not from our friendship (though we are friends), nor the comfort he obviously has from years of interviews and handling personally invasive… Read more.
The Sydney Theatre Awards are set to take place this evening, celebrating the strength, quality and diversity of Sydney Theatre. The Paddington RSL will host the awards evening, which commences at 6pm. Nominations for 21 Award Categories have been announced (see full list below) but the winner of the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award will be… Read more.
When I first heard the music to The Last 5 Years, I did three things: 1. I cried (nay, sobbed) 2. Bought the CD and ordered the vocal selections from Colony Music in New York online (and waited an excruciating 2 months for postage) 3. Told everyone I knew about the discovery I had made. This…. Read more.