theatre December 4, 2021

As You Like It

The MTC’s production of  As You Like It is burdened by heavy direction and a preponderance of song.

theatre November 27, 2021

Julius Caesar

Kip Williams’ bold and devastating production of Julius Caesar brings the 21st-century media machine into a study of political rhetoric.

dance November 20, 2021

2022 Sydney Festival director Olivia Ansell

Sydney Festival’s new director, Olivia Ansell, wants to remind the city of its unruly histories.

theatre November 6, 2021

Return to the Dirt

Sometimes, as Steve Pirie’s play Return to the Dirt demonstrates, the best way to talk about death is through humour.

theatre October 30, 2021

Liveworks at Sydney’s Carriageworks

This year’s Liveworks at Sydney’s Carriageworks considered what performance might be if we’re not present to make or share it.

theatre October 23, 2021

The Last Great Hunt’s Bite the Hand

The latest crowd-pleaser from Perth ensemble The Last Great Hunt bursts with ideas but struggles to bring them into focus.

theatre October 16, 2021

Melbourne and Sydney Fringe Festivals go online

This year’s Melbourne and Sydney Fringe Festivals put together lively online programs that prove theatre can successfully translate to screen.

theatre October 9, 2021


Isklander is an interactive online thriller that puts the audience at the centre of its plot.

theatre September 25, 2021

Truth to Power Café

The socially engaged theatre work Truth to Power Café gives poignant political expression to lived experiences.

theatre September 11, 2021

Boy Swallows Universe

The stage adaptation of Boy Swallows Universe is a celebration of Brisbane – the good, the bad and the ugly.

theatre September 4, 2021

Theatre’s new digital frontier

Amid the gloom of an industry largely left to fend for itself through the pandemic, digital seasons of live performance are a sign of hope.