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Culture April 01, 2017
Artist Jacobus Capone and his fado project
Jacobus Capone’s performance art often finds him undertaking feats of endurance, such as his trans-Australia walk carrying a jar of water from one coast to the other. For his latest work, he found inspiration in the melancholy of Portuguese fado music.
Culture January 28, 2017
Rachel Perkins on Jasper Jones and Indigenous activism
Filmmaker Rachel Perkins stays true to her activist upbringing in Jasper Jones, even as she avoids overt political messages.
Culture March 04, 2017
Sarah Snook talks Noël Coward and HBO
From stage to television to film, Adelaide-born Sarah Snook is an actress in high demand. Her choices are proving as shrewd as they are diverse.
Culture November 12, 2016
Rose Byrne in David Mamet’s ‘Speed-the-Plow’
After conquering Hollywood, Rose Byrne returns to Australia to take on Mamet for the STC.
Culture October 29, 2016
Playwright Nakkiah Lui on radicalism and family
Playwright and Black Comedy star Nakkiah Lui has turned her politically aware upbringing into award-winning writing about Indigenous experience.
Culture August 27, 2016
Crownies’ Marta Dusseldorp on stage and screen
Marta Dusseldorp, one of the best-known faces on Australian television, talks about history, loss and her highly successful family.
Culture August 06, 2016
Barrie Kosky’s ’Saul’ heads to Adelaide Festival
Komische Oper Berlin director Barrie Kosky is unlikely to return to Australia, where arts funding is suffering successive cuts. In contrast, he says, ‘the arts are in the DNA of western Europe’.
Culture July 02, 2016
Bell Shakespeare’s Ray Chong Nee set to tour Othello
Samoan actor Ray Chong Nee on his heritage, his desire to give back, and his dream for a King Lear of colour.
News May 21, 2016
Arts companies hit hard by Australia Council funding cuts
The Australia Council’s latest funding cuts have further devastated arts companies.
Culture May 14, 2016
Rake actor Richard Roxburgh’s adult themes
While there might once have been similarities between Rake's Richard Roxburgh and his dissolute character Cleaver Greene, family has grounded the actor.
Culture April 30, 2016
Playwright Young Jean Lee on Straight White Men
Korean-American playwright Young Jean Lee has the world’s most privileged social class firmly in her sights.
Culture February 20, 2016
New Malthouse artistic director Matthew Lutton
Malthouse's new artistic director Matthew Lutton again embraces his dark side, bringing Picnic at Hanging Rock to the stage.