OA19 Madama Butterfly at the Sydney Opera House - photo by Prudence Upton

Madama Butterfly

Your response to this production will no doubt depend on how many other productions of Madama Butterfly you’ve experienced. If your preference is for a storybook telling of the tragic tale of a woman forced by the betray...
MTC_QT Storm Boy - photo by Jeff Busby

Storm Boy

Set in the coastal Coorong region of South Australia, Storm Boy lives an existence which is simple and natural but not entirely free. His home is a beach shack and he is tethered to remain within view of his reclusive fa...
Transmission Films Danger Close The Battle of Long Tan (film still)

Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan

Australian’s are taught, from early on, about the significant contributions made by soldiers during war. From the ANZACs to the soldiers currently in the Middle East, our education on the perils of war instils an impassi...
Leigh Melrose as Brett Whiteley in Opera Australia's 2019 production of Whiteley at the Sydney Opera House - photo by Prudence Upton

Whiteley

During one of the most lyrical arias in this opera, gazing from the balcony of their home overlooking Lavendar Bay, Wendy sings to Brett Whiteley, Don’t look at me. Look at what I see. It’s a moment that succinctly pinpo...
Palm Beach movie - courtesy of Screen Australia

Palm Beach

What does a fabulously wealthy couple living in Palm Beach, New South Wales do to celebrate a big birthday? Fly in old friends for a weekend extravaganza and make sure plenty of drinks are on hand! On the surface Frank (...
QPAC The Young King - photo by Darren Thomas

The Young King

Adapted for the stage by Nicki Bloom, Slingsby’s production of The Young King commenced at QPAC on 23 July 2019. Wilde’s tale does not specify time or setting but aspects of antiquity are obvious across the v...
AAR Come From Away - Original Australian Company - photo by Jeff Busby

Come From Away

How refreshing it was to experience a show with no interval, one that – despite all the set and props and costume quick changes and revolving stage – felt relaxed and took only the time it needed to tell its ...