AAR The Eight - Reindeer Monologues

The Eight – Reindeer Monologues

After attending the first night of The Eight – Reindeer Monologues, my only take away from the work was… why? Why was this work put on? The story follows eight reindeer, reindeer we know by name but not much ...
QL2 Dance Eye To Eye - photo by Andrew Sirkorski - Art Atelier

QL2 Dance: On Course 2019

The final presentation on the QL2 Dance 2019 calendar, On Course provides a unique opportunity for students who are currently on full time study in universities around Australia, and New Zealand, the opportunity to chore...
QB The Nutcracker Chiara Gonzalez as Clara Stahlbaum - photo by David Kelly

The Nutcracker

It was a wonder-filled night of dance when The Nutcracker opened in the Lyric Theatre – Queensland Performing Arts Centre on Friday 13 December 2019. Under the Artistic Directorship of Li Cunxin AO, this is the sev...
Cirque Stratosphere - photo by Mark Turner

Cirque Stratosphere

The Canberra Theatre Centre is rapidly becoming the “theatre de jour” for producers to premiere their shows. It’s a win-win situation, because Canberra audiences get first look at shows, which sometimes go on to Internat...
QPAC The Wiz

The Wiz

L. Frank Baum’s book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz was first published in 1900. The Wiz is a musical with a book by William F. Brown, and music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls was presented at Cremorne Theatre, QPAC by ...
Rialto Mrs Lowry & Son

Mrs Lowry & Son

There was no harsher critic of famed British painter L. S. Lowry than that of his bedridden mother. Her damning critiques, a symptom of her crippling neurosis, handed out to her son as regularly as cups of tea on a cold ...
NICA presents Sick - photo by Kieran Mcnamara

Sick

I lived in Prahran for two years, and even after I moved, it was still some time before I found out that tucked away off Chapel Street was this remarkable school and creative foundry. Sick is NICA’s (National Insti...
7th Floor Theatre Where's My Money

Where’s My Money?

John Patrick Shanley’s writing has certain hallmarks. Born in The Bronx, a number of his works, say the screenplay for Moonstruck (1988), and Doubt: A Parable (2005 Pulitzer Prize for Drama), are set in New York City. Ot...