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...

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...

Dark comedy and melodrama to mix in ‘Sweeney Todd’

THE FULL title of the musical “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” says it all. For this show, with both music and lyrics...

Final week of ‘Short+Sweet’

THE second week’s program of “Short+Sweet Canberra” runs nightly from Tuesday to Friday features 10 all-new 10-minute plays. It all climaxes in the Gala Awards...

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.

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...

Acting for young hopefuls

“OFF the Beaten Track’s” performance workshops will return to Canberra Girls Grammar School next week. "Performance Classes Off the Beaten Track" are the brainchild of...

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...

Aarne Neeme- no stranger to Brecht

THEATRE director Aarne Neeme is no stranger to the plays of Bertolt Brecht. Academically trained by an eminent Berlin theatre historian, he he worked in...

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

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...

Sexy, death-defying ‘Empire’

THIS MONTH producer Ross Mollison is bringing his biggest sensation to an antique 700-seat spiegeltent pitched right outside the Canberra Theatre. “Empire” is the same...

Review: Bending the rules of farce

theatre “Improbable Fiction” By Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Corille Fraser Canberra Rep, at Theatre 3 until December 8. Reviewed by Len Power.

Albert’s swinging soiree

Arts in the city • CANBERRA Choral Society teams up with the Hall Village Brass Band and Danzón dance studio to stage a glamorous 1930s “Soirée”...

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...

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...

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...

Bookaholic role for Muggleton

YOU’LL PROBABLY have to twist someone's arm at The Q, Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre to get a ticket to this, but “The Book Club”...

Rumsey’s dark keys

Arts in the city • “THE Dark Side of the Keys” is a great title for the recital of pianist Andrew Rumsey at the Wesley...

New theatre partnership for Tuggeranong

‘FORUM theatre’ is a style of interactive play-making that raise awareness of real?life issues and discrimination, and the main exponent  in Canberra is Rebus...





Artsday / Lockdown results in the ‘simple pleasures’

Here's arts editor HELEN MUSA's daily round-up of the arts in Canberra.

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