After languishing over the past couple of years, one of Sydney’s most beloved independent theatre venues is on the threshold of an exciting new life. Young actors Sean Hawkins and Andrew Henry have banded together with producer Vanessa Wright to bring the Old Fitzroy Hotel theatre back to its former glory as a vital creative hub. Hawkins sits down with Garrett Bithell.
The new artistic management team for the Old Fitz Theatre yesterday announced the first six months’ programming in their 2015 debut season. Red Line Productions, run by actors Sean Hawkins and Andrew Henry along with producer Vanessa Wright, have announced six mainstage plays and four late shows as part one of the season, entitled ‘Reincarnation’.
Belvoir’s Associate Director – New Projects, Eamon Flack, has been appointed to lead the company from 2016. He will be the company’s third Artistic Director and lead it into its fourth decade.
Opening late last month, Fashion Icons: Masterpieces from the collection of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris is the Art Gallery of South Australia’s major international exhibition for spring 2014 – summer 2015.
A new Brazilian dance show inspired by a compelling true story is opening in Sydney this week. Dancer Henri Velandia speaks to Garrett Bithell
The sublime new album Playmates by Jack Ladder & The Dreamlanders is getting a Sydney launch at the Newtown Social Club on Thursday, November 13 after a sold-out Melbourne launch last week.
It’s taken Guy Pearce decades to shake off the stigma of being an actor slash muso to finally bring his debut album Broken Bones to fruition. He opens up to Cec Bubsy.
Acclaimed performer, musician and Bangarra’s Resident Composer David Page is bringing back his much-loved one-man show Page 8, which depicts an extraordinary period in his childhood through story-telling, music and drag. Ahead of opening night, David speaks with Garrett Bithell.
The Art Gallery of South Australia has embarked on a new initiative with Santos called ‘First Fridays’, which will allow the Gallery to stay open until 9pm on the first Friday of each month.
The impact Jean-Paul Gaultier has had on fashion and popular culture cannot be underestimated. Stephen A Russell speaks with the man himself at Melbourne’s National Gallery of Victoria, which is celebrating the couture icon with a large-scale exhibition.
With its compelling and macabre book, alluring lyrics and dazzling score, Sweeney Todd is one of the great theatrical creations. A New Theatre production, starring Justin Cotta in the eponymous role, opens next week. By Garrett Bithell.
Sydney Festival Director Lieven Bertels has been appointed as the Artistic Director of Leeuwarden Fryslân 2018 – Cultural Capital of Europe. He will take up the new position after completing his fourth and final Sydney Festival in 2016.