A new exhibition charting Alexander Calder's atypical path into the modernist art canon is elegant, dramatic and great fun.
A new collection of writing by African-diaspora Australians shares a diversity of experiences: stories of displacement, isolation, endurance and the right to call Australia home.
Hannah Gadsby's groundbreaking stand-up show Nanette was always going to be hard to follow. Her new show is a deftly executed, brilliant comedy about women and autism.
A new play draws on Greek myth and the modern world of racehorse breeding to explore present day violence against women.
There is a long history of cultural silence on the frontier wars that characterised Australia's colonisation. Peta Clancy's exhibition invites us to see this history in the Victorian landscape.
An impressive solo performance of Orwell's classic novella by Renato Musolino portrays a world not so far from our own.
Despite the diversity of art and performance on display at the tenth Ten Days on the Island festival, key themes emerge: life, death, and Tasmania's colonial history.
Hofesh Shechter's latest contemporary dance work is not the rousing narrative its title might suggest. Its dancers inhabit a global catastrophe and then a brutal new world order.
A new play tells the story of George Johnston and Charmian Clift's time on the Greek island of Hydra, which ultimately led to the novel My Brother Jack - but not without sacrifices.
A new survey exhibition of contemporary artist Janet Laurence urges us to reconsider the relationship between art, nature and politics.
In A Man of Good Hope, an energetic cast of over 20 performers take the audience on a journey through the life of Somali refugee Asad Abdullahi.
One of Australia's most prominent playwrights has reimagined the infamous encounter between Hollywood icon Mae West and photographer Diane Arbus.
La Reprise is remarkable theatre about the murder of a gay man, Ihsane Jarfi, in Belgium in 2012.
Acclaimed dance choreographer Meryl Tankard's show Two Feet premiered in 1988. Now it returns to the Adelaide Festival, recreated for one of today's most brilliant dancers.
An unconventional take on Giselle is playing as part of this year's Perth Festival.
The latest offering from playwright Nakkiah Lui illustrates just how ripe our political class are for satirical representation.
A new production of Mozart's The Magic Flute uses animation to bring the fantastical opera to life.
As part of the 2019 Perth Festival, dance-theatre performance Sunset takes place in a former men's home on the banks of the Swan River.
The new film from Moonlight writer and director Barry Jenkins delivers on high expectations.
Trailblazing US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is known to many as the 'Notorious RBG'. But the new film On the Basis of Sex is a muted portrayal of her.