Seymour Centre will represent the under-represented in 2017


On November 16th the Seymour Centre revealed its 2017 season through a night of song, interesting synopses and introductions to theatre companies both familiar, and new to the Sydney scene. Hosted by Artistic Director Tim Jones and featuring guest speakers from each of the relevant production teams and theatre companies, it was a great night… Read more.

Poppy Seed Festival – discussing LadyCake with Anna Rodway

Poppy Seed Festival – discussing LadyCake with Anna Rodway

A self-described “theatre-maker, dessert-baker, actor and writer”, Anna Rodway is currently appearing in LadyCake as part of Melbourne’s Poppy Seed Theatre Festival. Below, Rodway talks to AussieTheatre about the vilification of Marie Antoinette (and all the women who have come after her), the importance of bravery and boldness in pitching new theatre, and why Poppy… Read more.

Poppy Seed Festival: discussing Blessed with Danny Delahunty

Blessed, currently appearing as part of Melbourne's Poppy Seed Theatre Festival.

Blessed, a fractured love story that spans fifteen years and explores “the stagnant horror of inter-generational Australian poverty in the context of religious mythology”, is the second work in a trilogy of political plays by writer Fleur Kilpatrick and director/producer Danny Delahunty. Chosen as one of four works to participate in Melbourne’s new Poppy Seed… Read more.

Photo feature: The Australian Ballet’s Nijinsky

Photo feature: The Australian Ballet’s Nijinsky

The Australian Ballet’s latest work is a frank love letter to one of the form’s legendary dancers. Vaslav Nijinsky changed dance forever with his explosive leap and his shockingly sensual choreography, before a dark descent into madness ended his career. Choreographer John Neumeier (Director Hamburg Ballet), charts Nijinsky’s rise and fall in Nijinsky – a… Read more.

No rest for the wickedly driven: Aussie actress Ramona Von Pusch makes a splash in the UK

Ramona Von Pusch | Image supplied

After working locally in the 2012 Australia and New Zealand tour of Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, and the 2013 Melbourne season of The Graduate with Jerry Hall, Australian actress and 2011 ACA graduate Ramona Von Pusch made the move to pursue a career in London. Ramona most recently won Best Actress at the One-Reeler, short film awards for her role in Marlene, directed… Read more.

AussieTheatre exclusive: Adam Guettel talks to us about composing The Light in the Piazza

Adam Guettel.

Over the last two weeks, the lips of theatre fans Australia-wide have been talking only of one show: Life Like Company’s production of Adam Guettel’s classical masterpiece, The Light in The Piazza. In the lead up to opening night, AussieTheatre was offered an exclusive interview with Guettel, the lyricist, composer and orchestrator of Piazza, and… Read more.