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Working Relationship: Rachel Chant and Phil Spencer
Festival

Working Relationship: Rachel Chant and...

Rachel Chant and Phil Spencer reflect on the trials and delights of six years of "wrangling, wheeling, dealing [and] begging".

Where: Bondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach, Sydney When: 17 - 28 Jul 2018

Air: A Life and Death Connection
Theatre

Air: A Life and Death...

Inspired by one of Sydney's most unusual radio programs, Joanna Erskine's new play takes audiences into the world beyond grief.

Where: Old 505 Theatre, Newtown, Sydney When: 13 - 30 Jun 2018

A Big Turnaround or the New Parochialism?
Conversation

A Big Turnaround or the...

Looking at the main stages of Sydney, you could be excused for thinking that this is a golden age for new Australian drama.

When: 21 - 21 Jun 2018

“a lens to look at our community”
Theatre

“a lens to look at...

Ahead of the revival tour of Letters to Lindy, playwright Alana Valentine speaks about "commanding the public space".

Where: IPAC, Wollongong, NSW When: 22 - 23 Jun 2018

Masters of the House: Who are Australia’s Extreme Theatregoers?
Theatre

Masters of the House: Who...

Les Mis 1000 times? 85 (and a half) viewings of Wicked? Actor George Kemp goes in search of Australia's theatre obsessives.

When: 21 - 21 Jun 2018

Staging the unstageable
Conversation

Staging the unstageable

"I was half expecting it to fail. And why not? Most plays do." Writer David Finnigan on lessons learned in Griffin's production of Kill Climate Deniers.

When: 21 - 21 Jun 2018

“Don’t underestimate the audience,” says Declan Greene
Conversation

“Don’t underestimate the audience,” says...

Declan Greene fires back at comments made by Wesley Enoch in his Nick Enright Keynote Address.

When: 21 - 21 Jun 2018

What I Learned From a Dead White Male (and Peter Evans)
Conversation

What I Learned From a...

Indie director Penny Harpham took a deep dive into the world of mainstage theatre with Antony and Cleopatra and, against expectations, came up inspired.

When: 21 - 21 Jun 2018

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Hannie Rayson: From desk lamp to spotlight
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TheatreGriffin Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 9 - 14 Jul 2018

Hannie Rayson: From desk lamp to spotlight

Hannie Rayson gave up acting aged 26 to focus on her writing. Three decades later, the bug bit again.

“My life is my job”
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Conversation 21 - 21 Jun 2018

“My life is my job”

In our series of interviews celebrating Australia's leading female designers, Antoinette Barbouttis talks opportunity, craft and career with Melanie Liertz.

Chris Urch: Writing The Rolling Stone
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TheatreSeymour Centre, Chippendale, Sydney 5 - 21 Jul 2018

Chris Urch: Writing The Rolling Stone

British writer Chris Urch speaks to Audrey Journal about a play inspired by a notorious African newspaper's anti-gay campaigns.

Pop-Up Globe to change the way we look at Shakespeare
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TheatreMoore Park Entertainment Quarter, Sydney 5 Sep - 21 Oct 2018

Pop-Up Globe to change the way we look at Shakespeare

Seeing a Shakespeare play performed in something like the conditions it was written for has proven “life-changing” for many people, says Pop-Up Globe's Miles Gregory.

Has Shakespeare gone on Annual Leave?
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Conversation 21 - 21 Jun 2018

Has Shakespeare gone on Annual Leave?

Looking at the programming of our state and major companies this year, it looks like the Bard is being given a break.

Colour and movement: Craig Donarski fires up Casula Powerhouse
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Conversation 21 - 21 Jun 2018

Colour and movement: Craig Donarski fires up Casula Powerhouse

It takes a true live-wire to electrify a venue in danger of losing its mojo.

They Divided the Sky: Caring for one of the Eastern Bloc’s Lost Voices
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TheatreBelvoir Downstairs, Surry Hills, Sydney 13 - 30 Jun 2018

They Divided the Sky: Caring for one of the Eastern Bloc’s Lost Voices

Director Daniel Schlusser creates a little "Socialist paradise" in order to stage a story by one of the casualties of the post-Berlin Wall culture wars.

Working Relationship: Rachel Chant and Phil Spencer
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FestivalBondi Pavilion, Bondi Beach, Sydney 17 - 28 Jul 2018

Working Relationship: Rachel Chant and Phil Spencer

Rachel Chant and Phil Spencer reflect on the trials and delights of six years of "wrangling, wheeling, dealing [and] begging".

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