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.
Heroes and heroines of Classical Greek tragedy used to get all the glory. Today scholars, and theatre and film directors are looking to what the minor players can tell us about the zeitgeist.
Why shouting diversity just doesn't cut it if the system is designed to keep people out.
This new play will feel familiar to those of us who grew up in Lebanese Australian families.
Rustle your program without getting a glare at a relaxed performance — an art form in synch with the growing field of disability arts.
A playwright known for Black Comedy tackles sorry business and loss - providing an engaging window into family life.
This new production from Alison Croggon and The Rabble asks us to consider how women's voices are ignored, and makes us listen across time.
Moving on from tiered seats and post-war black box stages, the design of theatres are changing again in response to new societal concerns.