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Caligula

DANGER ENSEMBLE TAKES ON CALIGULA

Written by Andrew Shaw on . Posted in FEATURES, THEATRE

The Danger Ensemble has produced provocative works based on Hamlet, Judy Garland and Salvador Dalí, but their latest show is about one of history’s biggest monsters, Caligula. Artistic director Steven Mitchell Wright spoke with Andrew Shaw about the man and the myth.
Kat Stewart

‎KAT STEWART RETURNS TO THE STAGE

Written by Garrett Bithell on . Posted in FEATURES, THEATRE

Ahead of her return to the stage after four years in Melbourne Theatre Company’s production of Working Dog’s new play, The Speechmaker, Kat Stewart speaks to Garrett Bithell about her career trajectory, her approach to character development, and her highly acclaimed turn as Billie Proudman in stellar drama series Offspring.

Hedda

BELVOIR’S SUBVERSIVE HEDDA GABLER

Written by Garrett Bithell on . Posted in FEATURES, THEATRE

Belvoir’s hugely anticipated upcoming production of Hedda Gabler is underpinned by a brilliant and inspired piece of casting: Sisters Grimm renegade Ash Flanders as Hedda. On day three of rehearsals, especially for CULT, Ash and director Adena Jacobs interview each other in a quiet back room of Belvoir’s Surry Hills headquarters. Here is what transpired.

Anna

ANNA McGAHAN OPENS UP

Written by Garrett Bithell on . Posted in FEATURES, THEATRE

Since graduating from drama school just four years ago, Anna McGahan has become one of our most in-demand actresses, landing coveted lead roles in Underbelly: Razor and House Husbands, as well as winning the high-profile Heath Ledger Scholarship. Ahead of her return to the stage in the Sydney Theatre Company and Queensland Theatre Company co-production of Lucy Prebble’s The Effect, she speaks to Garrett Bithell.

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