Biggins is preaching to the converted

Jonathan Biggins somehow transforms himself into Paul Keating and his success is the subject of a terrific story he’s been dining out on for years, writes arts editor HELEN MUSA.

Review / Burton’s performance anything but ‘Unbecoming’

“Unbecoming”, written and directed by Cathy Petocz, Courtyard Studio, March 6 and 8. Reviewed by ARNE SJOSTEDT.

Arts / Free Rain takes on hit musical

FIVE fairly flat-chested "angels" were to be seen on the stage of The Q, Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre, this morning (February 28) sashaying to...

Review / Wordless play packs a punch

Theatre / "Icarus". Created by Christopher Samuel Carroll. At The Street Theatre until March 3. Reviewed by Simone Penkethman

Review / A ‘Night’ not to be missed

Theatre / "Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare. Lakespeare and Co at Tuggeranong Town Park, February 21. Reviewed by Simone Penkethman

Arts / A man of few and many words

Actor Christopher Samuel Carroll is a man of few... and many words!

Arts / Star shocked as plug pulled on ‘Gypsy’ blockbuster

UPDATE: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18: https://citynews.com.au/2019/star-goes-public-on-gypsy-dumping/ THEATRE fans are shocked at the sudden news that the Queanbeyan Arts Performing Arts Centre, The Q,  has pulled the plug...

Review / Compelling night of powerful theatre

Theatre / "The Doll’s House", by Henrik Ibsen, translated by Simon Stephens, directed by Aarne Neeme. At Theatre 3 until March 2. Reviewed by Joe Woodward

Arts / Curtain up on one of the world’s most controversial plays

HENRIK Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House”, which opens tonight (Friday, February 15) for Canberra Rep, remains one of the most controversial plays of all time. It...

Arts / Shakespeare goes to the pub

“SHAKESPEARE Down the Pub” is the latest venture in Lakespeare & Co’s relentless quest to bring the work of The Bard to ordinary Canberrans...

Arts / Theatre platform helps makers be ‘seen’

APPLICATIONS are now due from local playwrights for “First Seen”. That’s The Street Theatre’s season of new works on the journey from conception to full...

Review / Disastrous evening delightfully ruins ‘Peter Pan’

theatre / "Peter Pan Goes Wrong", Lunchbox Theatre Productions, at Canberra Theatre until February 10. Reviewed by LEN POWER.

Arts / Taking the Bard into some gender bending

Arts editor HELEN MUSA reports on an upcoming Shakespeare production that takes the Bard into some surprise gender bending.

Arts / When Peter goes down the pan!

FIRST staged in 1904, JM Barrie’s story of Peter Pan, the “boy who never grows up” has been seen all around the world in...

Arts / Sydney Theatre Awards honour Canberrans

AT a star-studded ceremony at Sydney’s Seymour Centre last night (Monday, January 21), two Canberra names stood out among the winners in the Sydney...

Review / Magical ‘Coppelia’ mesmerises young audience

ballet / "Coppelia – Storytime Ballet", Australian Ballet, at Canberra Theatre until January 19. Reviewed by BILL STEPHENS.

Arts / Drama school gets new name

THE Canberra Academy of Dramatic Art will now be known as Perform Australia. The new name, CEO Elizabeth Avery Scott says, will reflect the...

Arts / Cole stages rollicking outdoor play

“THE Auction” is playing for one night only at a park in O’Connor this week. Written by O’Connor resident and Canberra music identity Katie Cole,...

Arts / Theatre season means the world to Queanbeyan

THEATRE patrons could be forgiven for thinking they were looking at a mainstage Canberra Theatre season when The Q, Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre, today...

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