Show Profiles

Iain Sinclair on All My Sons and the Eternity

AussieTheatre’s Ben Neutze spoke to director Iain Sinclair about his upcoming production of Arthur Miller’s perennial classic All My Sons and the privilege of opening Sydney’s newest theatre – the Eternity Playhouse. Arthur Miller’s All My Sons was never meant to be the play that opened Darlinghurst Theatre Company’s new home, the Eternity Playhouse. Iain… Read more.

Cirque Du Soleil and Michael Jackson the Immortal World Tour

Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson Immortal World Tour opened in Australia on Wednesday to a rapturous audience response at the Perth Arena and now looks set to conquer Australia as it embarks on an extensive national tour. Recently AussieTheatre’s David Allen caught up with the world tour’s spokesperson Laura Silverman to talk about this show… Read more.

Doku Rai – Brisbane Festival

Doku Rai , featured in this year’s Brisbane Festival, is a wild, musically fuelled action drama that stems from a collaboration between the maverick Timorese rock group Galaxy and Australia’s innovative Black Lung Theatre and Whaling Firm.  Aussie Theatre’s Gillian Wills caught up with Melchior Dias Fernandes, the lead singer of the rock band Galaxy,… Read more.

Independent Spotlight: The Guys by Anne Nelson

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. Cicely Binford takes an up-close look at some of the ‘independents’ in Perth and their steadfast commitment for producing exciting theatrical… Read more.

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson: Production Diary

At AussieTheatre we are beyond excited for Squabbalogic’s next production, the punk-rock portrait of America’s seventh president, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson. Director Craig Stewart has shared with us a behind the scenes glimpse of how the collaborative company is tackling the cult hit in this Production Diary.   At SQUABBALOGIC we have been rehearsing the… Read more.

Grease – Through the ages

Grease – Through the ages

Before it hits our stages again, AussieTheatre’s Ben Neutze takes a closer look at 40 years of the history of a show that changed history – Grease I sometimes wonder how many people of my generation would be able to recite the iconic film version of Grease from beginning to end. How many videotapes have… Read more.

The return of South Pacific

Last month, AussieTheatre attended an exclusive lunch with Lisa McCune, Christine Anu and Gyton Grantley, hosted by Opera Australia to celebrate the return of South Pacific to the Sydney Opera House. We got their thoughts on the show and the upcoming season. When Opera Australia announced in late 2011 they were to co-produce South Pacific… Read more.