Despite a queer treatment HMS Pinafore feels a bit straight

January 17th, 2021

It’s hard to outcamp the inherent campiness of a nineteenth-century operetta set on a British navel vessel.

Sydney Festival’s Heartland sees a seedling grow into a mighty tree

January 17th, 2021

William Barton and Veronique Serret together adds up to something quite special.

Five great things: what to do in Melbourne this week

January 17th, 2021

From vintage Bond to ARIA-winning jazz and soul, there’s heaps to do in and around Melbourne this week

Paul Capsis and iOta blow the lid off in Rapture

January 17th, 2021

This concert was partially sacrificed on the altar of the forthcoming musical on which it was based.

Circa lives up to their reputation for the astonishing in Humans 2.0

January 17th, 2021

The performers excel not only in the building of intriguing physical constructions, but the skilful ways in which they dismantle them.

Queer voices become siren song in The Rise and Fall of Saint George

January 17th, 2021

Paul Mac’s electronic, operatic-tinged pop serves as an embrace.

Maureen: Harbinger of Death catches you like a fly in a web of storytelling

January 17th, 2021

You’ve heard the phrase “death warmed up”? This makes a play of it.

Duchess of York could be looking at right royal payday

January 16th, 2021

Sarah Ferguson has chosen a lucrative market for her fiction debut.

Raise a tinnie to the Coldest 100 and the dulcet tones of Alan Jones

January 16th, 2021

The annual list compiled by former journo Andrew Sholl has become one of Twitter’s most entertaining and anticipated offerings.

This boom in trashy television? It’s a sign of ambition, not decline

January 16th, 2021

Once temples to high-quality drama, streaming platforms are chasing bigger audiences with broader appealing content.