Billy Elliot - The Musical Australian Cast - photo by James D. Morgan

Billy Elliott – The Musical

With practically every news bulletin filled with images of protests around the world, a musical based around the 1984 Miners strike in Britain could hardly be more relevant. However, far from depressing, this musical is ...
25A Slaughterhouse Romy Bartz

Slaughterhouse

Disturbingly funny and refreshingly bold, Anchuli Felicia King’s Slaughterhouse, continues to prove why Belvoir’s 25A program is the standard for independent theatre in Sydney. Five broadly different humans give their ac...
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Promised

Though extremely capable of outlasting others on a deserted Fijian island, it is Pia Miranda’s AACTA award-winning performance in 2000s Looking for Alibrandi that will remain her careers most enduring achievement. Almost...
MIAF19 Grey Rock - photo by Carlos Cardona

MIAF: Grey Rock

Written and directed by Amir Nizar Zuabi, Grey Rock tells the story of Yusuf, a widower and amateur astronaut determined to build and fly his own rocket so he can be the first Palestinian to reach the moon. Yusuf recalls...
RSAT Control Christina O'Neill, Samuel Rowe, Naomi Rukavina and Dushan Philips - photo by Jodie Hutchinson

Control

The idea of control informs every scene in the show, with the loss of control acting as two respective hilarious and moving bookends: We open on a spaceship out of control, mayhem on the bridge, frantic, heightened voice...
AAR MIAF19 Anthem - photo by Pia Johnson

MIAF: Anthem

At a time of recycled stories and nostalgic reboots, it isn’t a surprise that this formula has found its way to the stage. Who’s Afraid of the Working Class? Held a mirror up to a 90s era Melbourne, and indeed the rest o...
MIAF19 A Brimful of Asha - photo by Cylla von Tiedemann

MIAF: A Brimful of Asha

Theatre-maker and founder of Why Not Theatre, Ravi Jain, was born in Canada to immigrant Indian parents. While he spent time in Europe studying his craft, back in Toronto, mother Asha was conspiring to uphold tradition a...