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Culture November 16, 2019
Empires of the sons
Packer & Sons looks at the extremes of Australian masculinity through the lens of its two most successful media dynasties. “It would be impossible to stage Packer & Sons, a play about three generations of Packer power, without the Murdochs. The two competing families have brawled, collaborated and defined themselves against each other. The Murdochs are the Greeks to the Packers’ Roman gods.”
Culture August 22, 2015
‘Holding the Man’ a labour of love
Screenwriter Tommy Murphy shares the intimate process of turning the memoir Holding the Man into an award-winning stage play, and, now, a much-anticipated film.
Culture February 18, 2017
Writing ‘Mark Colvin’s Kidney’
Tommy Murphy's stage show portrays ABC journalist Mark Colvin and business adviser Mary-Ellen Field’s relationship after the News of the World hacking scandal.
Theatre May 31, 2014
Bringing culture to Barangaroo
Developments such as Barangaroo provide the opportunity for new landmark arts spaces. How best to plan them?