Wael Zuaiter: Unknown

On the evening of 16 October 1972, Wael Zuaiter, a Palestinian intellectual, was shot and killed by two Israeli Mossad agents in Rome. Earlier that night he had been with his Australian fiancé, painter Janet venn Brown. ...

Island

Choreographer and dancer, James Batchelor is on a mission to change his audience’s perception and expectations of what a dance performance should be. Since his graduation from The Victorian College of Arts in 2012, Batch...

Good-bye Miss Monroe

For four decades, Jack Cole led a high-profile career as a dancer, gifted teacher and choreographer of American dance. Considered the father of modern theatrical jazz dance, his film work included The Merry Widow, Gentle...

The Girls in Grey

Three young women, each from a different background, each with different motivations, enlist in the Australian Army Nursing Service to assist during World War One. They find themselves in an unfamiliar land, right in the...

The Rocky Horror Show

Following its outrageously successful seasons in Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide, The Rocky Horror Show has landed at Melbourne’s Comedy Theatre as part of its 40th Anniversary season. With music, lyrics and a book by...

The Gigli Concert

This production of The Gigli Concert provided an opportunity to not only experience my first Tom Murphy play, but also to make my first visit to one of Sydney’s newest and cosiest theatres, the Eternity Playhouse in Burt...

Manon – The Australian Ballet

Kenneth McMillan’s dramatic full-length ballet, charting the rise and downfall of a beautiful courtesan, was originally choreographed for the Royal Ballet in 1974. The Royal Ballet brought it to Australia in 1988 as part...

Strictly Ballroom the Musical

Following an unprecedented publicity blitz, the first night audience was expecting Strictly Ballroom to be spectacular. They were not disappointed. From the moment you entered the theatre you knew you were in for a memor...