Tuesday, February 19, 2019

The Production Company announces 2019 Season by Arts Review

Celebrating their 21st year, The Production Company (TPC) have announced their 2019 Season to be presented at Arts Centre Melbourne that features two Australian premieres: David Bowie’…

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Monday, February 18, 2019

Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe returns this March by Arts Review

Now in its 15th year, Sculpture by the Sea returns to transform the famous white sands of Cottesloe Beach with the annual free-to-the-public outdoor sculpture exhibition from 1 March 2019.…

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Full Cast for Barnum The Circus Musical Announced by Arts Review

One of Broadway’s most treasured musicals, Barnum returns to Australia in an all-new spectacular production. From visionary director Tyran Parke, this new production will play an exclusive…

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

Swell 4.0 – Music as Medicine by Arts Review

An immersive adventure that blends live music and cross-disciplinary art to create an experience like no other, Swell 4.0 – Music as Medicine takes place at the iconic Hotel Esplanade …

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Matador by Arts Review

I normally disregard the blurbs on programmes because I love to be surprised by a show and gauge how well they tell a story (or at least gauge how important telling a story is to them). With…

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Glenn Murcutt announced MPavilion 2019 Architect by Arts Review

The Naomi Milgrom Foundation has announced the commission for the sixth annual MPavilion has been awarded to Pritzker Prize-winning Australian architect Glenn Murcutt AO. “I’m thrilled …

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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Peter Pan Goes Wrong by Arts Review

Like the ‘mechanicals’ in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Peter Pan Goes Wrong features an hilarious play within a play. The premise is that the Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ar…

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On the Couch with Karina Utomo by Arts Review

Who is Karina Utomo? I am the vocalist in a metal band called High Tension, and one of four soloists in Speechless – a new opera by award-winning composer Cat Hope. What would you do diff…

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Mandela My Life: The Official Exhibition must close in 2 weeks by Arts Review

With only two weeks left, Melbourne Museum must close the doors on Mandela My Life: The Official Exhibition on Sunday 3 March, marking the final chance for Australian audiences to experience…

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Parsifal by Arts Review

Premiering the state’s first staged production of Richard Wagner’s Parsifal will prove Victorian Opera’s biggest undertaking yet as a cast of 83 singers and 75 musicians take over St K…

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Bringing big entertainment to small towns across Victoria by Arts Review

Community members and visitors in some of Victoria’s smallest towns will be treated to world class performances throughout the year thanks to the Victorian Government’s Small Regional Pr…

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Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play by Arts Review

With a twist of an apocalypse, a touch of The Simpsons and a turn of contemporary events, Lightning Jar Theatre presents the Melbourne premiere of Anne Washburn’s award-winning Mr. Burns, …

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At Last ‘The Etta James Story’ with Vika Bull by Arts Review

At Last ‘The Etta James Story’ at the Sydney Opera House (Playhouse) presents many of Etta’s better known hits. Since its first performance in Melbourne in 2013 the show has b…

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

On the Couch with Richard Moore by Arts Review

Who is Richard Moore? A critical mass of neurons, cells, blood vessels and liquid arranged in a human form, driven by a vision of an animated life where art is Key (is there anything else …

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Protecting the laughs from ticket scalpers by Arts Review

Comedy lovers will be better protected from ticket scalpers after the Victorian Government officially declared the Australia’s biggest comedy festival as a major event. Minister for Touris…

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Parramasala reveals 2019 program by Arts Review

Parramatta is set to be transformed into a rich playground of cultural wonder when Parramasala returns with a bumper program featuring pumping live music, workshops for the whole family, inc…

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Herbie Hancock to headline 2019 Melbourne International Jazz Festival by Arts Review

The master of modern jazz, Herbie Hancock is innovative, influential, a living legend and will close the 2019 Melbourne International Jazz Festival at Hamer Hall – Arts Centre Melbour…

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On the Couch with James Roser by Arts Review

Who is James Roser? I am an Australian baritone, currently living in Vienna. For the last decade, I’ve been singing in Europe, predominantly in Austria. What would you do differently to wh…

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How to Rule the World by Arts Review

A fast-paced comedy that tackles the Australian myths of multiculturalism and a ‘fair go’, Sydney Theatre Company presents the world premiere of Nakkiah Lui’s How to Rule the Wor…

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Sydney Opera House: Festival UnWrapped by Arts Review

A bi-annual celebration of diverse, new and risk-taking works from some of Australia’s most admired contemporary performance makers, Sydney Opera House has announced the program for Festi…

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Forgotten Places: an immersive theatre and art experience by Arts Review

An immersive theatre and art experience that imagines the future of the City of Stonnington as a musical and enchanting place, where colour rules supreme, Citizen Theatre presents Forgotte…

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

The Sapphires by Arts Review

In deference to another production currently touring, the capacity opening night audience at the Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre could have been forgiven for thinking they were watching a …

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Capturing Nature: Early photography at the Australian Museum 1857 – 1893 by Arts Review

Australia’s earliest scientific photographs are revealed for the first time in a new exhibition, Capturing Nature: Early photography at the Australian Museum 1857 – 1893, opening at the …

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The 36th Annual Green Room Awards return in April by Arts Review

274 Nominations, 111 Productions, 62 Awards, 1 night. Join Melbourne’s Arts Industry at the iconic Comedy Theatre on Monday 1 April as we celebrate and applaud the achievements of our …

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On the Couch with Isha Sharvani by Arts Review

Who is Isha Sharvani? A multidisciplinary artist, performing at Perth Festival this year in Kwongkan (Sand), where she blends Indian classical/contemporary dance, physical theatre, Mallakha…

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NSW Government threatens demise of world’s best festivals by Arts Review

New South Wales will be wiped off the map for future live music tours and festivals under heavy-handed new licensing plans being proposed by the Berejiklian government. The state is set to h…

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Melbourne Queer Film Festival announces 2019 Program by Arts Review

Celebrating its 29th season, Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF) has announced its dazzling line-up of over 141 features, documentaries and shorts, including 9 Australian Premieres, 28 Me…

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Canberra to host West Side Story this October by Arts Review

Opera Australia, GWB Entertainment and BB Group have announced that Canberra will feature in the upcoming Australian tour of West Side Story at the Canberra Theatre Centre this October. “S…

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Queensland Theatre joins worldwide 70th celebration of Death of a Salesman by Arts Review

From Brisbane to India and London to Washington, Arthur Miller’s classic to be performed globally in 2019 Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, is widely lauded as one of the greatest pla…

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On the Couch with Ben Walter by Arts Review

Who is Ben Walter? An actor. A theatre producer. A director. A musician. Deaf in one ear. What would you do differently to what you do now? Wreak a little more havoc. Or become a professiona…

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In Conversation: Love is Love by Arts Review

For almost half of NIDA’s 60 years, homosexual activity was illegal, persecuted and discriminated against at all levels of law and society in Australia. This had a major impact on how LGBT…

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