Petula Clark Once More with Love

Petula Clark: Once More with Love

They’re two words that are thrown around fairly liberally these days, but when you watch Petula Clark perform, you know you’re in the presence of a genuine “legendary star”.  Indeed, it’s hard to believe that Petula Clar...
Leah Shelton stars in Bitch on Heat - photo by Sarah Walker

Bitch on Heat

With Bitch on Heat, artist Leah Shelton traces a path from antiquity to the present-ish with an anarchic autopsy of sexism in a patriarchal society. Or rather, it would be an autopsy if these reductive and insidious trop...
25 kmh Bjarne Mädel and Lars Eidinger

25 km/h

The craziest of plans can start with a drink and in the case of German road-trip comedy 25 km/h, these crazy plans might just fix a feuding brothers relationship. Brought together by their father’s death and dresse...
MIFF Acute Misformation film still

Acute Misfortune

Having painted murderers and psychopaths, Adam Cullen’s success in the art world is owed in part to his fascination with the deranged that borders on obsessive. In Acute Misfortune, Director Thomas M. Wright explores the...
Malthouse The Temple Ash Flanders, Aljin Abella, Mish Grigor, Genevieve Giuffre and Marcus McKenzie - photo by Pia Johnson

The Temple

It’s safe to assume that the opening night of any show is the performance most likely to have the most new bodies in the audience. Despite a few previews, the opening of The Temple – a devised text purporting to be...
Anthony Hudson Looking for Tiger Lily

Looking for Tiger Lily

Now in its third instalment, the YIRRAMBOI festival showcases acts by First Nations performers. In Looking for Tiger Lily, Anthony Hudson, a self-described “Indian” of Portland Oregon, related his experiences of growing ...
RSAT Wakey Wakey Nicole Nabout and Justin Hosking - photo by Teresa Noble

Wakey Wakey

The Ancient Greeks were certainly good for a couple of things: The invention of tragedy and comedy in the beginnings of modern western theatre; and the idea of the infinitesimal. This impossibly small space in-between so...
SDC WOOF - photo by Pedro Greig

Bonachela / Nankivell / Lane

The Sydney Dance Company has been a regular visitor to the Canberra Theatre since its inception in 1969. During that time it has built up a loyal and informed audience. Rafael Bonachela took over the reins of the company...