Articles on ‘australia’

Proud as Punch – Our bloody great industry

Proud as Punch – Our bloody great industry

I’ll admit, I’m a patriot. Yes, The Man From Snowy River segment at the 2000 Olympic Games made me cry. Yes, my ears prick at the sound of an Aussie accent abroad. Yes, I am prodigiously proud of the many wonderful things my fellow Australian artists have achieved and yes, I am celebrating Australia Day… Read more.

Do you believe in Ghost? Melbourne 2013

Do you believe in Ghost? Melbourne does, and believe it or not, we will be seeing one sooner than you think! The Victorian Minster for Tourism and Major Events, Louise Asher, today joined Co-Composer and Co-Lyricist Dave Stewart on stage at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) to announce that Ghost The Musical… Read more.

South Pacific: Return of one of the Greats

I have been more than a little irritated by some of the comments I have picked up in the last few weeks regarding the revival by Opera Australia and John Frost of the Lincoln Center production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s almighty classic South Pacific. As actors all over the countryside prepare for auditions which are… Read more.

Brisbane comes alive for the Festival

  Yes, it costs more than 10 shillings to gain entry into the Brisbane Festival these days, but for the amount of art and entertainment on offer at Brissy’s premier cultural event this year, who’s counting pennies?