A new work by playwright Patricia Cornelius tackles the prevalence of sexual assault in Australia's sports culture. In The Club is engaging, poetic and relevant to our times.
In The Second Woman, actor Nat Randall replays the same scene, across 24 hours, with 100 different men. Leaving the audience to join her on stage is a thought-provoking experience.
This Perth Festival show, soon to come to Adelaide, contemplates both the mysteries of the cosmos and one man's inner life.
Robert Merritt, author of The Cake Man, grew up on the Erambie Mission at Cowra. His play captures the grinding poverty and emotional paralysis of the mission experience.
A theatre production of Mark Haddon's much-loved novel is affirmative and at times deeply sentimental, with a hi-tech set, and exacting choreography.
It is important for actors to 'de-role' after performing their character – but this is not something they routinely do.
The Town Hall Affair is a recreation of a 1971 debate between Germaine Greer and other feminists and Norman Mailer. It feels exceptionally prescient in 2018.
From Muriel's Wedding to a suite of budding new shows, 2017 was a great year for original Australian musicals.
A new form of ticketing is becoming more popular in the arts – and it might help us be more charitable than before.
While we appreciate an actor's craft on the stage, the deep emotions they draw on in performance take their toll on mental health. Actors need to "take off" their characters to return to normal life.
Muriel Heslop stole Australia's heart when she debuted on screen in 1994. Now she gets a loving, ABBA-filled musical tribute, that is definitely not terrible.
Based on the 2004 novel, Let the Right One is a bloody staging of a vampire romance. Except in this show, the predator is a teenage girl.
If theatre, film and TV is to accurately reflect the world we live in, then the actors cast must reflect that diversity too.
Self-expression from the streets.
Germinal has the intentional naivete of a long brainstorm, made concrete with stage props, music and projection, but it rumbles through some incredibly sophisticated concepts.
The stage is the perfect place to explore dark thoughts.
We're told VR will let distant audiences experience live shows from the comfort of their living room – but what if no one goes anymore?
Caravan tells the tale of a mother and daughter who live in a caravan. Staged in the Malthouse Theatre's forecourt, it is a sweet look at class and gender.
Australian rapper Joelistics and producer James Mangohig bring their family histories to the stage through a breathtaking display of beats, raps and storytelling.
Taylor Mac's 90-minute version of a 24-hour history of pop music is a hit, determined to forge a renewed sense community with the audience.