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Lady Bracknell back – on the other side of the footlights

JUDI Crane is justly famous for her rendition of the line, “a handbag?” when she played Lady Bracknell some years ago in “The Importance of Being Earnest” at Theatre 3. Now Crane returns to the scene, but this time as director of Oscar Wilde’s famous play. Comparisons will be unavoidable as Karen Vickery performs the […]

Classy art classes at Belconnen Arts Centre

BELCONNEN Arts Centre has announced that this week they’re commencing a wide range of classes across many art-forms, for all ages and abilities. There are of visual arts classes for all levels of experience, from cartooning to puppetry, as well as our latest offering – Mindful Marks, a daytime class dedicated to ‘seeing things differently’, […]

You Are Here

You Are Here picks up $25,000 from EventsACT

TWO months out from the 2015 You Are Here (YAH) festival kicking off they’ve received an EventsACT grant, to the tune of $25,000, to assist with marketing and evaluation of the festival. The grant will enable YAH to undertake targeted communication activities to ensure outreach to diverse audiences for the festival, as well as completing […]

‘Due to popular demand’ – more ‘Sweet Charity’ matinees.

THE “Due to popular demand” signs have gone up as, flushed with the success of  “Sweet Charity” at the Sydney Theatre Awards on Monday night, the Canberra Theatre has just announced three additional matinee shows of the popular musical coming to town in February. This touring revival of “Sweet Charity” opened at the Sydney Opera […]

All eyes on CATS nominees

THE nominations for the 2014 Canberra Area Theatre Awards, the “CATS” were announced this evening at a snazzy dinner held in the Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre. According to the founder of the awards, Coralie Wood, this was a particularly strong year for non-professional theatre throughout the wider Canberra region. The nominations, nearly 250 of them […]