AAR Melbourne Books Kristian Fredrikson

KRISTIAN FREDRIKSON Designer

By the time he died on 10th November 2005, New Zealand born, Australian stage designer, Kristian Fredrickson, had become one of Australia’s most experienced and sought after designers. His design skills ranged over drama...
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Hamilton

To wax lyrical at this point about the merits of the musical Hamilton is surely a redundant exercise. There can only be so much conversation, reaction, plaudits, and awards before you just accept that Lin Manuel Miranda’...
The Street Theatre St Nicholas Craig Alexander - photo by Creswick Collective

St. Nicholas

One of the surprising outcomes of Covid-19 has been the rush by performing artists and creatives to embrace possibilities offered by new technology to retain audiences locked out of their theatres as the result of corona...
Taras Berezhansky as Attila and Nathalie Aroyan as Odabella in Opera Australia's production of Attila - photo by Prudence Upton

Attila

Big, bold and exhilarating, visually stunning and aurally magnificent, this epic production by Opera Australia of one of Verdi’s early operas, performed in Australia for the first time, tragically, received only two of i...
Theatre Works The Hitmen - photo by Justine McArthur

The Hitmen

This is a revisiting of sorts for The Hitmen, last seen in Melbourne in 2017. Playright Mish Wittrup has trimmed and tinkered with the script since then, and what played out on the Theatre Works was lean, mean, and hilar...
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Honeyland

Aside from the occasional visit to the neighbouring city, Macedonian beekeeper Hatidže Muratova lives a life free from the forces of capitalism. Muratova’s day-to-day experiences, expressing a level of self-sufficiency a...