The longtime artistic director on finally having time to grieve the death of his brothers, leaving Bangarra after 30-plus years – and why dancers have an edge.
- by Benjamin Law
The national biennial award commissions original works by Australian artists and this year’s four performers create feats of the imagination.
- by Jill Sykes
A new musical gives a Girl Power makeover to the story of Henry VIII’s wives, in a pop-fuelled production inspired by divas like Beyonce, Adele and Sia.
- by Cameron Woodhead, Andrew Fuhrmann, Tony Way and Kate Herbert
Passing Strange may be the first Australian show to offer a BLACK OUT night – a performance for audiences identifying as people of colour.
- by John Bailey
The original team of seven comedians is reuniting for the first time in over a decade. How do they reflect on 20 years of comedy?
- by Anthony Segaert
Are we ready for Peter Yeldham’s play that the censors stopped from appearing on our screens in 1962?
- by Steve Meacham
The Listies top the list with their rambunctious and ridiculous comedy, but parents will need to get in quick for the best holiday shows around Melbourne.
- by Kate Herbert
Melbourne-born Caitlin Marks made it through the first auditions for the Rockettes, the New York dance company that personifies Christmas in the Big Apple.
- by Nick Miller
The beloved Sydneysiders prove their 2011 magnum opus might be one of the last great “proper” Australian albums.
- by George Palathingal
Harvey Weinstein didn’t fancy her and she was seen as “difficult” during her career peak – two things the actor is now very thankful for.
- by Louise Carpenter
Melbourne Arts Centre changed its ticketing policy after fielding criticism for what some said was discrimination against single theatregoers.
- by Nick Miller