Steve Dow
is a Sydney-based arts writer and the author of Gay: The Tenth Anniversary Collection.

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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.

Culture January 23, 2016

Arcadia actor Ryan Corr puts personal drama behind him

Holding the Man star Ryan Corr is following his success on the big screen with a turn on the stage.