Miranda Otto brings to life the story of poet Elizabeth Bishop and her love affair with archictect Lota de Macedo Soares in the forthcoming drama, Reaching for the Moon. By Colin Fraser.
From solo artist to ensemble collaborator, Moira Finucane couldn’t resist the opportunity to perform in Malthouse Theatre’s production of The Good Person of Szechuan. Crusader Hillis reports.
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.
CULT is once again a proud media partner of the Adelaide Cabaret Festival. Here, CULT’s editor in chief Garrett Bithell presents his top picks of the 2014 program, alongside exclusive insights from outgoing Artistic Director Kate Ceberano.
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.
Ahead of a national tour of their new production Patyegarang, which celebrates Bangarra’s 25th anniversary, the duo at the heart of the seminal indigenous dance company – brothers Stephen and David Page – speak to Crusader Hillis.
Theatre-maker Kate Revz reveals the creative process behind developing a brand new work.
To have climbed the acting ranks as quickly as Sarah Snook has in just a few years after graduating from NIDA is no small feat. Rachel Cook speaks with the rising star about her eclectic career and the Melbourne International Film Festival premiere of her film, Predestination.
In the lead-up to the opening of Sydney Theatre Company’s highly-anticipated reinvention of Macbeth, Alice Babidge reveals the secret world of theatre design. Cec Busby reports, with photography by Robin Hearfield
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.
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.
With the full 2014 program announced this morning, the director of Sydney Film Festival Nashen Moodley exclusively reveals his personal favourites to CULT