Eric Gardiner Talks His Prayer Machine

Red Stitch Actors’ Theatre will present the world premiere of Prayer Machine, an original play by Melbourne playwright Eric Gardiner (Bounty),...

Sophie Smyth’s deep connection to robot Song

Award-winning, Robot Song, is set for its  limited return season at Chapel off Chapel later this month. Winning a Helpmann Award for Best...

The magic of Magic Mike Live

By Nick Pilgrim In my decade of reviewing shows and events for Theatre People, this week marked my first media call. By the sheer good fortune of...

Merrily rolling along to opening night

After Merrily we roll along officially opened on Broadway in November 1981, it played 16 performances and then closed. Reviewing the production for...

Sarah Vickery Talks the poetry of Still

Jen Silverman's absurd, funny and poignant play about grief and loss is soon to make its Australian premiere at fortyfivedownstairs. Still...

Briony Dunn: When the rain stops falling

Produced by Iron Lung Theatre, Andrew Bovell's award winning epic play, When  the Rain Stops Falling, is set to open at theatre works next month....

Creepy and kooky comes to Chapel off Chapel

The Addams Family has been a part of the pop culture psyche since the sitcom debuted in 1964, and its gothic charm and dark humour has given way to...

Evelyn Krape Takes On the Heath in King Lear

Melbourne Shakespeare Company’s moving contemporary adaptation of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy, King Lear, comes to Fortyfivedownstairs later...

Robyn Nevin and the slippery slope of propaganda

Robyn Nevin has carved out an enviable career since first graduating from NIDA in 1960. Highly regarded as one of Australia's finest stage...

Ngarngk; Giver of Life: Carissa Lee

YIRRAMBOI Festival is Australia's only First Nations-led arts festival, featuring 100+ events from 250+ creatives. Every two years, YIRRAMBOI...

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