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 August 21, 2021

Playwright Finegan Kruckemeyer

Because he writes for young people, Finegan Kruckemeyer has mostly worked under the radar – but he’s one of Australia’s most internationally produced playwrights.

dance August 14, 2021

Performance artist Emma Maye Gibson

The latest Betty Grumble show by performance artist Emma Maye Gibson is based on her traumatic experience seeking justice for intimate partner violence.

theatre July 31, 2021

Prima Facie

Suzie Miller’s powerful one-woman play Prima Facie explores how sexual assault victims are let down by the legal system.

theatre July 3, 2021

The Truth

Florian Zeller’s farce The Truth is let down by a Melbourne Theatre Company production that stumbles behind its supple text.

theatre July 3, 2021

Theatre legend Jack Charles

A former thief and heroin addict, theatre legend Uncle Jack Charles has been part of some of the most important movements in Australian theatre history.

comedy June 26, 2021

White Pearl

Anchuli Felicia King’s play White Pearl explores the complex subtexts of the Asian obsession with skin-whitening cosmetics.