Queensland Ballet Li Cunxin AO

On Point with Li Cunxin AO

Attending the talk given by this extraordinary man is an experience and privilege I will never forget. Against a backdrop prepared for the ballet, Romeo and Juliet, Li Cunxin AO delivered his very personal and painful st...
WT Sunday in the Park with George - photo by Jodie Hutchinson

Sunday in the Park with George

After last year’s charming presentation of A Little Night Music, Watch This return with a beautiful rendition of Sunday in the Park with George. With its central male character undergoing an ever-deepening crisis, ...
West Side Story Australian Cast - photo by Jeff-Busby

West Side Story

An acknowledged musical theatre masterpiece, West Side Story, along with a short list of other musicals you could count on one hand, pushed the boundaries of the form. This reworking of the familiar Romeo and Juliet stor...
MHT Australian Realness Emily Goddard & Chanella Macri - photo by Pia Johnson

Australian Realness

Is there such a thing as Situation Horror? Australian Realness is a theatrical palate-cleanser, a David Lynch-style sorbet – oh so unsettling, but oh so refreshing. From its domestic neo-nostalgia that looks forwar...
Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks

Iron Fists and Kung Fu Kicks

From bowl cuts to liking ‘that’ boy band (you know the one), it is easy to look back on childhood and wonder ‘what on earth was I thinking’. And while many adults would be ashamed to admit they share the same interests f...
Leah Shelton stars in Bitch on Heat - photo by Sarah Walker

Darwin Festival: Bitch on Heat

Leah Shelton’s Bitch on Heat leaves it’s audience panting. This is slap-in-the-face performance art that cuts a carving knife sized chunk right out of the patriarchy. This frantic, high-camp solo performance work is set ...
The Street Theatre METAMORPHOSIS - photo by Shelly Higgs

Metamorphosis

Franz Kafka’s novella about a young man, who wakes up one morning to find that he has transformed into a giant insect and the response of his family to his predicament, has spawned many adaptations. Perhaps the most dura...
DF My Urrwai Ghenoa Gela - photo by David Charles Collins

Darwin Festival: My Urrwai

“Legs . . .  back . . . head . . .” Ghenoa Gela (who likes to be called G) prepares to perform the traditional island dance that her parents began teaching her as soon as she could walk. Her Rockhampton schoo...