Arts / Making the most of the mighty ‘Menagerie’

THE lilt of the voices and the sounds of the streets in 1930s St Louis makes Tennessee Williams’ play “The Glass Menagerie” unforgettable. Then...

Practical theatre workshops at Tuggers

TUGGERANONG Arts Centre and its new resident company Rebus Theatre are collaborating with local theatre designer Christiane Nowak to provide a free workshop series...

Arts / Circus festival full of surprises and laughs

IT’LL be a case of “Wham Glam Circus Man!” when Canberra’s Warehouse Circus launches its 2018 "Circus for Life" Festival tonight (November 8) with...

To be or not to be, at The Street

“IF you saw Hamlet soliloquising without knowing what a soliloquy is, or Macbeth talking to nobody, how would you react?” That’s the question New Zealand...

King Kong has a Canberra accent

YOU’VE probably been hearing about the new “King Kong” musical, now running in preview at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre, and the six-metre-high silverback gorilla that...

Rod’s mandate for laughs

COMEDIAN Rod Quantock was a second-year architecture student at the University of Melbourne when he discovered his knack for performing on stage. As part of...

Arts / Wil, his mistress and lots to argue about

INFORMATION about the real life of William Shakespeare is very sketchy but a new play written in Canberra has a go at filling in...

Arts / When revolution comes with risk

BRITISH playwright Alice Birch shows how the world is made of more barriers and glass ceilings than you’d think in her play “Revolt. She...

Arts / Kevin shows us how to make comedy ‘deadly’

ONE of Australia’s “deadliest” comic artists is in town this week to share his sense of fun with Canberra’s Aboriginal community. Kevin Kropinyeri, best-known for...

Arts / How sociopath Shylock loses the plot

ACTOR Mitchell Butel is hot property, as they say in showbiz. He’s won three Helpmann Awards, two Green Room awards and has played in...

Review / ‘Outrageous’ show satisfies comedic hunger

theatre / “One Man Two Guvnors”, by Richard Bean, Canberra Repertory, Theatre 3, until December 2. Reviewed by JOHN LOMBARD.

West End hit visits Queanbeyan

CANBERRA actors Sarah Golding and Peter Ricardo have a lot to say about the Olivier award-winning show “Blood Brothers,” to be staged...

It’s back – the largest 10-minute theatre festival in the world

RETURNING to Canberra for its sixth year, Short+Sweet Canberra, accurately billed as “the largest ten minute theatre festival in the world” presents over 30...

Puck the role model for new Canberra Theatre Company

YOU have to wonder about the significance of naming a new theatre company “Honest Puck”, but that’s exactly what the founders of Canberra Academy...

Review / ‘They’ve Already Won’

theatre / "They've Already Won". Devised and performed by Harriet Gillies and Pierce Wilcox. At Gorman House until 20 February. Review by John Lombard

Review / Petrusic’s artful production of ‘The Doll’

AN out-of-the ordinary theatrical event in recent days at Tuggeranong Arts Centre has drawn attention to the depth of cultural expression in Canberra's multicultural...

Goldilocks up for malicious damage

THE Three Bears have taken Goldilocks to court charged with breaking and entering, malicious damage and stealing.  Will Goldilocks be found guilty and sent to...
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Pictures / Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Cats’ at Lyneham High

LYNEHAM High School is putting on a production of the beloved "Cats" this week. The run starts on Wednesday night and goes to Saturday with...

Gritty staging of ‘Arturo Ui’

YOU HAVE only until tomorrow to catch Joe Woodward’s gritty staging of Bertolt Brecht’s play “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” with a tight...





Don’t mess with Master Tom… or his kid’s phone

One thieving chancer blithely ran the risk of upsetting a martial arts master, a radio station gets a rating boost and the depressing news that the average Australian will spend 16.6 years on their mobile phone. Enough already, it's "Seven Days" with IAN MEIKLE.


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