You might think he's the hero of his own story but the murder happy Hamlet is really an unconscionable brute.
We interviewed Victorians working — or not working — in the arts during the pandemic lockdown to learn about their mental health. We found they are struggling.
Cambodia found the strength to rebuild itself
through art after the 1979 genocide. While the context is different, this example suggests the importance of art in navigating COVID-19.
Opening traditional theatres and smaller venues may not be physically or financially viable. But with winter coming and the arts industry floundering, something needs to be done.
Where the policy debate has focused on a need to 'rescue' the cultural sector from the ill-effects of COVID-19, the emphasis must now be on growing it as part of a wider program of public investment.
Alexander Hamilton's commitment to a well-funded national army and his support for territorial expansion had grave repercussions for the Indigenous Nations west of the Appalachians.
A night at the theatre may now mean holding up props over Zoom, a peek into other people's houses or being personally walked through a customized mystery over the phone.
Using actors can provide nurses with valuable training dealing with a diverse set of patients.
Streaming has made theatre more accessible to a wider audience. However, it needs to be monetised and shouldn't take the place of live theatre, which is in dire need of funding.
The performing arts sector will need to change after the pandemic. This new venture is a glimpse of how it might look.
It may have a diverse cast but it erases the Black and Indigenous people who were there in the room and relegates women to the sidelines.
Hamilton – soon to stream as a film – has been hailed as radical. But it's true to the traditions of the American musical – the pursuit of truth, freedom and the American dream.
What does Dr. Anthony Fauci have in common with a fictional doctor in Henrik Ibsen's classic 1882 play, 'An Enemy of the People'? More than you'd think.
Despite hardships, youth are rallying to build a new vision for the planet. The rest of us should join them.
We can't go to the theatre but some creative theatre groups are bringing it to us, via Zoom.
By combining the tradition facets with modern music Lloyd Webber reinvigorated the form.
Empatheatre's latest production is more than a play about three characters who live near the sea. It's a model for collective consultation on how to save the ocean.
New grants to aid the arts and culture sector are welcome. But as we look for distraction and meaning in isolation, a bigger correction is needed to how the government values Australian creativity.
Physical proximity is intrinsic to performance and communicates considerable meaning. Social isolation has implications for artistic connection.
This new production from State Theatre Company South Australia and Belvoir explores the messy and contradictory inner selves of pre-teen girls.