Once in Royal David’s City

Fierce and eloquent, playful and big-thinking, tender and furious – Michael Gow’s first play in seven years, Once in Royal David’s City bursts onto the stage at Belvoir in February. Will Drummond is bewildered. All the o...

Travelling North

David Williamson’s classic ‘twilight love affair’ Travelling North pairs Bryan Brown and Greta Scacchi in Sydney Theatre Company’s opening production for 2014. Set in the early 1970s, the play tells the story of Frank, a...

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant is a frighteningly evocative theatrical work which tells the intoxicating story of a damaging and emotionally brutal love affair between a fashion designer and her female muse and model...

Private Lives

Noël Coward’s timeless masterpiece of manners, Private Lives – a sparkling comedy about love, lust and marriage, celebrates the opening of Melbourne Theatre Company’s 2014 season at The Sumner Theatre. “...

Standing on Ceremony – The Gay Marriage Plays

As equal marriage rights approaches reality in Australia, a poignant series of short plays will be presented in an Australian premiere as part of the 2014 Midsumma Festival. Standing On Ceremony – The Gay Marriage Plays ...

Australia Day

Welcome to the typical little Aussie country town of Coriole, where life is laidback and carefree – unless you’re a member of the Australia Day committee, who couldn’t raffle a chook in a pub. This January, grab a laming...

Everything I Know I Learnt From Madonna

After selling out La Mama with last year’s Midsumma hit, Fag Boy & The Married Guy, acclaimed dramatist and actor Wayne Tunks is returning to La Mama with his most personal story to date, his own. Detailing his life-...

The Temperamentals

Long before Stonewall, a few brave men spoke up. In the closeted USA of the early 1950’s, ‘temperamental’ was slang for ‘homosexual, part of a created language of secret words gay men used to comm...