Imara Savage knows her way around a comedy. In her hands Hay Fever, the Noel Coward classic currently holding court at Sydney Opera House’s Drama Theatre, feels surprisingly, merrily, sharp. Heather Mitchell is Judith Bliss, a mostly-retired veteran of the theatre who carries herself as though the whole world really is a stage. Her new… Read more.
It’s 1942. Danny is 14. He writes stories, dodges bullies on the way home from school and dreams of flying in the air force like his big brother, Frank. While stories of war are nothing new, Matthew Ryan’s Brisbane eschews the usual approach of ‘us versus the enemy’ but instead explores tensions between allied Australian… Read more.
After attending The Actor’s Centre and graduating in 2011, Harriet started on the well worn path of waitressing. But it would only be 6 months until this extremely talented young lady got her break, landing a small comic role in STC’s Pygmalion. That led to being cast in The School For Wives with Bell Shakespeare, Peter… Read more.
2014 might as well be the year of David Williamson in Sydney, with eight of the prolific playwright’s productions being staged across the city. Sydney Theatre Company’s outing is the first, and its first show of the year. One hopes that this is a slow-burn beginning to the season and not something more unfortunate. Travelling… Read more.
Introducing Christopher Harley: a talented, sensitive, mop-haired composer whom at 22 years of age, is artistically doing quite well for himself, thank you very much. This softly spoken musical whiz composed his first musical in 2004, aged 17, while still at high school in his hometown of Newcastle, NSW. Entitled In A Pink Tutu, the one… Read more.
Harriet Dyer, Marika Aubrey, Stephen Anderson and Allison Butler are through to the Grand Final of the 5th Annual Cabaret Showcase that is being held at Bar Me in Sydney. The four performers made it through to Saturday’s finale after impressive performances at the heats last weekend. “Congratulations go to all of the performers who… Read more.