In the Sydney Theatre Company's premiere production, white guilt festers as part of the shame, the ongoing, percolating wound that is the plot-space of contemporary colonisation.
In La Boite's premiere production, 19-year-old Lysa unleashes a one-woman protest inspired by recent women's marches around the world.
More than 100,000 records of live performance are on a database of our theatre history. They tell of corroborees, the first play staged by white settlers, and long-gone gracious theatres.
A successful adaption of Lars von Trier's film Melancholia breathes new life and energy into its female characters.
A recent controversy surrounding Québec director Robert Lepage has had some people claiming to be colour-blind when in comes to race. But nothing could be further from the truth.
Stephen Sewell's 1986 exemplifies the traits of the decade: apocalyptic in feel, epic in scope and unforgiving in length
Welcome to the wonderful world of kamishibai – a centuries-old Japanese storytelling tradition.
In an ambitious new work of theatre and dance, performers read out mathematical theories then build scenes around them.
The 1970s transformed Australian drama. It was a time of imaginative brilliance as the Empire wrote back.
How would a Jacobean servant react to a trumpet flourish?
In Terrestrial, teenager Libby wants aliens to whisk her across the galaxy to escape her abusive father.
Still Point Turning highlights the stigma and controversy around Australia's most high-profile transgender person.
Opera goers are high multiplier voters. Win them over and you might get a few more supporters along the way.
The Broadway hit offered an escape from the anxieties of World War II. But the America it portrayed – unified, patriotic and white – rings hollow today.
Livecasting in cinemas is only part of the solution in the struggle to attract larger and younger audiences.
Memorial brings Alice Oswald's poetic retelling of the Iliad to the stage, with its furious indictment of war and its aftermath.
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.