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Elissa Blake

Audrey contributor, Writer

Elissa is a career arts and culture journalist with a personal background in dance. She trained at The Age in Melbourne, where she was once nominated for Victorian Yachting Journalist of the Year. She got the door prize instead.

She served as deputy editor – then editor – of Rolling Stone Australia from 1997 – 2003, and as locum editor of the Sydney Morning Herald’s Spectrum. She has written for several glossies and has been a longtime contributor to the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and the Sun Herald.

 

At Last: Elenoa Rokobaro in Concert
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ArchivedStreaming 24 - 24 Jun 2020

At Last: Elenoa Rokobaro in Concert

Elenoa Rokobaro sings for her family and the world in an innovative live concert captured by nine cameras at the Old Fitzroy.

A Streetcar Named Desire
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ArchivedStreaming 22 - 28 May 2020

A Streetcar Named Desire

Directed by Benedict Andrews and starring Gillian Anderson, this critically acclaimed production was filmed live on stage at London's Young Vic in 2014.

Griffin Theatre extends closure
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Conversation 19 - 19 Sep 2020

Griffin Theatre extends closure

“With a heavy heart”, Griffin Theatre Company Artistic Director Declan Greene has announced an extension of the closure of Griffin until September.

Playing safe: COVID-19 and the Arts
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Conversation 19 - 19 Sep 2020

Playing safe: COVID-19 and the Arts

John Harrison is a theatre maker and leads Westmead Hospital's Clinical Emergency Response Team. He has advice for the arts community that needs to be taken seriously.

The Deep Blue Sea: Every Night Something New
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ArchivedRoslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay, Sydney 4 Feb - 7 Mar 2020

The Deep Blue Sea: Every Night Something New

There's no one way to play Terence Rattigan's Hester Collyer, says Marta Dusseldorp. "It’s like a different play every time I do it."

Cusp: Northern Exposure
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ArchivedSBW Stables Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 11 - 28 Mar 2020

Cusp: Northern Exposure

Mary Anne Butler's new play for ATYP amplifies youthful voices and depicts difficult choices faced by Top End teenagers on the threshold of adulthood.

War Horse: “Poor theatre on a grand scale”
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ArchivedSydney Lyric Theatre, Pyrmont, Sydney 15 Feb - 15 Mar 2020

War Horse: “Poor theatre on a grand scale”

War Horse takes you to places a film like 1917 cannot, says the show's director, Charlie Kenber.

Australian Open: Service with a smile
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ArchivedKings Cross Theatre, Kings Cross, Sydney 14 - 29 Feb 2020

Australian Open: Service with a smile

Angus Cameron's new comedy tells a story of tennis, queer relationships and marriages that won't stay within the lines.

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